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St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower

St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
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Great guide, very passionate and helpful!

Unfortunately visited this tower on the last day. I definitely recommend everyone to visit this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
WouterNL94
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Well worth the visit and only 2 euros p p. Views from top are great be sure to take a camera to... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
winter594
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Unfortunately visited this tower on the last day. I definitely recommend everyone to visit this tower. We met a very passionate guide who was telling us about Malta, Maltese culture and history. I would recommend you to go here in your first days of your...More

Thank WouterNL94
Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for finding time to visit us. Your comments about our staff are really appreciated. Looking forward to see you on your next holiday in Malta.

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth the visit and only 2 euros p p. Views from top are great be sure to take a camera to capture them .stairs are spiral ok to go up a little caution on coming back down .loved the history of the place

Thank winter594
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was the first place I visited as it was close to my hotel. There is a short information video about the tower which I found useful, then I negotiated the spiral staircase! This building is not suitable for those with mobility difficulties. The spiral...More

Thank Ctsgran
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I recently had the pleasure to visit the Wignacourt Tower. A step back in time. Very well attended by friendly helpful and prepared staff. The curator gave out a lot of interesting informations and was very welcoming. Breathtaking views from the top. Very educational experience...More

Thank CristinaB1982
Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thanks for finding the time to visit Wignacourt Tower. We are very pleased that you had a wonderful experience. Hope to have you back on your next visit to Malta.

Reviewed 1 April 2017

The staircase to the top is not for the elderly or for those climbing stairs but the view from the top is wonderful. Lots of interesting information about the tower is on hand.More

Thank J b
Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thanks for your review. Keep in mind that this tower is an early 17th century fortification which used to be manned by soldiers. Four hundred years down the time line it became a tourist attraction and a heritage site so structural modifications are prohibited. Trust...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017

We walked around St Paul's Bay to have a look at this tower/fort from the outside, but were pleasantly surprised to see the information in our guide book was out of date and they now open on Friday afternoons. Although the building is not huge,...More

1  Thank James G
Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hi James G. Thanks for finding the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed your visit. We never received any comments about the sound quality of the informative video we run at the Tower. This was produced in 2015 using the latest HD quality sound...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great piece of history in this run down, downmarket 'resort'. Having walked along the dreamt coastline from Bugibba (or, as one reviewer called it, 'the armpit of Malta'), it was good to come across a decent bit of architecture. It sums the island up, that...More

Thank Brian T
Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Hi Brian T, we are glad you enjoyed your visit at Wignacourt Tower and thank you for taking the time to write a review. Please note that the tower's staircase was not demolished to widen the road. Remember also that in 1961 Malta was still...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely wirth the visit, cheap entry price and full of history, with loads of pictures and information. The guide was very helpful, friendly and full of educational tips about the history and others places on the island to vist. Plus the view from the top...More

1  Thank Bridgette M
Tower-Curator, General Manager at St. Paul's Bay Wignacourt Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Hi Bridgette M, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit at Wignacourt Tower. Thanks for your comments about our volunteer on duty at the tower on the particular day of your visit. All our volunteers are trained to assist visitors with their questions...More

Reviewed 4 December 2016

lots of interesting information. well worth a visit and the view from the top is fantastic. would recommend a visit

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Visited the tower which looks lovely from the outside and had no idea there is do much to see inside - a great store room at ground level living quarters at 1st floor complete with the original door from 1610 and then incredible views from...More

Thank Cliff P
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