Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Sliema, Malta


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 9 sights
Distance 4.1 km
Ascend 122 m
Descend 126 m

Explore Sliema in Malta with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Sight 1: Fort Tigné

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Fort Tigné Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

Fort Tigné is a polygonal fort in Tigné Point, Sliema, Malta. It was built by the Order of Saint John between 1793 and 1795 to protect the entrance to Marsamxett Harbour, and it is one of the oldest polygonal forts in the world. The fort was extensively altered by the British in the 19th century, and it remained in use by the military until 1979.

Wikipedia: Fort Tigné (EN)

807 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 2: Cambridge Battery

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Cambridge Battery is a Victorian-era battery in Sliema, Malta. It is commonly referred to as Fort Cambridge, although it was never classified as a fort while in use. It originally contained an Armstrong 100-ton gun.

Wikipedia: Cambridge Battery (EN)

271 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Ġnien George Bonello Dupuis

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George Bonello du Puis was a Maltese politician who served as Malta’s High Commissioner in London from 1999 to 2007. He was also a member of Parliament of Malta and served as Finance Minister after the 1987 elections and served as Economic Services Minister between 1992 and 1995.

Wikipedia: George Bonello du Puis (EN)

563 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Stella Maris Parish Church

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Stella Maris Parish Church

The Stella Maris Parish Church is a Roman Catholic parish located in Sliema, Malta. It is the matrice of the other parish churches in Sliema and Gżira being the oldest parish church dating from 1878.

Wikipedia: Stella Maris Church, Sliema (EN)

507 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Parish Church Of Sacre Cuor

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The Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in Sliema, Malta was founded in 1877, and has been a parish church since 1918.

Wikipedia: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish Church (EN), Website

498 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Holy Trinity Church

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The Church of the Holy Trinity is a Church of England church in Sliema, Malta which was built to resemble an English village church and opened in 1866.

Wikipedia: Church of the Holy Trinity, Sliema (EN)

537 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Bible Baptist Church

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The Bible Baptist Church is a Baptist church located in Gżira, Malta.

Wikipedia: Bible Baptist Church, Gżira (EN)

788 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 8: Orpheum

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The Orpheum Theatre is a building situated in Gżira, Malta. It was designed in 1932 by the Maltese architect Harold J. Borg (1908–1981), then still in his early twenties, to the design of Art Nouveau with Spanish features.

Wikipedia: Orpheum Theatre (Malta) (EN)

146 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Gzira Parish Church

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Gzira Parish Church Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Parish Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel or simply known as the Carmelite Church is a Doric Roman Catholic parish church located in Gżira, Malta.

Wikipedia: Carmelite Parish Church, Gżira (EN)


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