Victoria (Rabat)

The old town, known as Il-Borgo, is a maze of narrow, meandering alleys around Pjazza San Ġorġ. It's a beguiling place to wander.

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Nearby Victoria (Rabat) attractions

1. Basilica of St George

0.06 MILES

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…

2. 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…

3. Banca Giuratale

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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…

4. Heart of Gozo

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This innovative small museum was founded by the Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria to exhibit treasures belonging to the Basilica of St George as well as other…

5. 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…

6. Gozo 360°


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…

7. 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.

8. 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…