Banca Giuratale

The semicircular baroque building at the western end of Pjazza Indipendenza is the Banca Giuratale, built in 1733 to house the city council. After being restored in 2016, it now hosts occasional art and cultural exhibitions.

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1. Gozo 360°

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Gozo 360° is a 30-minute audiovisual show that gives a good, basic introduction to the island's history and sights before veering off into tourist board…

2. Pjazza Indipendenza

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Victoria's main square hosts a daily market (6.30am to 2pm) and is known throughout the island as It-Tokk (the meeting place). The semicircular baroque…

3. Church of St Savina

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The church was built in the early 20th century, but the site has been used for worship since the 15th century. The altar centrepiece is a 1622 painting of…

4. Church of St James

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Severely damaged during the 1551 corsair raid on Gozo led by Sinam Baxar, this has been rebuilt many times, most recently in the 20th century.

6. Ċittadella Visitors' Centre

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Inaugurated in mid-2016 as part of the excellent restoration of Victoria's Il-Kastell, this award-winning visitors' centre includes a poignant and…

7. Il-Kastell

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While the walls surrounding Il-Kastell date from the 15th century, there have been fortifications atop this flat-topped hill since the Bronze Age: it…

8. Basilica of St George

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The well-attended original parish church of Rabat dates from 1678, and the lavish interior contains a fine altarpiece of St George and the Dragon by…