Advanced Gate


One of Birgu's fortified 16th-century gates.

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1. Malta at War Museum

0.03 MILES

This museum, housed in a wartime police station, and the labyrinth of tunnels that lies beneath it, pays testament to Malta's pivotal part in WWII, and…

3. Gantry House

0.14 MILES

The galleys of the Knights of St John were moored here while their masts were removed, using machinery mounted on the wall above the walkway. In early…

4. Bishop's Palace

0.14 MILES

Built in 1542, this now private residence is often framed by colourful flowers.

5. Church of St Lawrence

0.14 MILES

Built on the site of an 11th-century Norman church, St Lawrence's served as the conventual church of the Knights of St John from 1530 until the move to St…

6. Inquisitor's Palace

0.14 MILES

The Inquisitor's Palace was built in the 1530s and served as law courts until the 1570s, when it became the tribunal (and prison) of the Inquisition,…