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The Saluting Battery

Historic Sites

Enjoy a guided tour or else time a visit to the beautiful Upper Barrakka gardens situated just on top of the saluting battery and with magnificent views of the Grand Harbour and the Three Cities.

The Saluting Battery is one of Malta's most popular attractions where history is brought to life daily. A noon-day gun is still operated daily at this site to mark the passage of mid-day as done for centuries past. The Saluting Battery served both as a defensive and ceremonial platform from where dignitaries and visiting dignitaries to the island were greeted with gun fire. It also doubled as the official public time marker for the island with the firing of three cannon at sunrise, noon and sunset. Apart from the daily noon-day gun re-enactment, this attraction includes a vast collection of historic artillery stretching some 300 years, an audiovisual presentation and an inter-active guided tour.

Open: Daily (except Christmas, New Year, Good Friday and Easter)

Guided tours & gun firing : 11.00 & 12.15hrs - gun firing at 12.00hrs

Adult: €5

Children(under 16yrs) €3

Buy the Multi-site ticket for Fort Rinella, The Malta at War Museum and the Saluting Battery at €22 and you get a 10% discount on all entrance fees, 3 Guided tours + re-enactments + 2 filmshows and free transport between attractions including return to Valletta main bus terminus.

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Upper Barrakka, Valletta-City

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