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The Saluting Battery is one of Malta's most vibrant visitor attractions where history is brought to life daily! Located high along Valletta's eastern historic ramparts it enjoys unrivalled spectacular views of the Grand Harbour and its surrounding...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1220, Malta
We bought a package deal involving several museums. After looking at the cannons we went with a transport that was included in the prize to Fort Rinella. There we went on a guided tour and saw several shows. We have several things left in the...More
The gun is fired at 12pm and 4pm. Visiting late morning I opted for a ticket combing the NATO tunnels and the battery. Cost $15. There’s a fair amount of pomp in he ceremony of the gun firing which was great to see as it...More
Our guide through the underground War HQ Tunnels was Greg. The restoration of the War HQ Tunnels is a large scale ongoing project undertaken by a voluntary heritage charity. Greg made the tour very interesting with his knowledge and humour. We also watched the the...More
My favorite attractions not just in Valetta. I love cannons.
This place is one where history is brought to life. If I good remmeber, battery from Valetta is the oldest saluting battery still operation anywhere in the world. If I am wrong, it is one...More
If you are in Valletta ensure you go to Saluting Battery at midday to watch the canons fire. This was an unreal experience. We also went on a guided underground tour of the tunnels that were built and used during War. Our guide was very...More
Came on the 10.30 am underground tour which finishes in the grounds of the Saluting Battery in good time to chat to the guide preparing the weapon, ask questions and take a close up look at the cannon and firing mechanism, then witness the firing...More
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this is a free attraction. twice a day 1200 .4pm. .if you have tickets for the Lascaris room euro 3. then you can watch the service from the levels that the guns are on . ie up close. its very loud. not sure what you mean... More
this is a free attraction. twice a day 1200 .4pm. .if you have tickets for the Lascaris room euro 3. then you can watch the service from the levels that the guns are on . ie up close. its very loud. not sure what you mean boat over . this is on Valletta . above where the 3 cities ferry comes in. use the free lift with your ferry ticket. upper Barraka gardens .