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Strait Street

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Address: Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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What a Sight

We walked this street many times over our week in Valletta and took a ton of pictures. Our best picture of this past trip is of this street and it's proudly framed in our family... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rick K
Windsor, Canada
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Windsor, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked this street many times over our week in Valletta and took a ton of pictures. Our best picture of this past trip is of this street and it's proudly framed in our family room. It just reeks of history and culture and the quaintness of it's tight buildings is colourful and enjoyable.

Thank Rick K
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strait it may be flat it is not however its nice to take a walk away from the " High Street Regulars". There is a general store on this road which is a wonderland of local food stuffs and spices.

Thank Paul H
Nanaimo, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The city of Valletta is enchanting. Explore the side streets, stop for a drink at a cafe, relax and enjoy the vistas. Though the streets are very narrow, and many have shallow stairs for a sidewalk, the vehicle traffic was fairly courteous and lacked the chaos of other places we had visited.

Thank BeenerC
Xalapa, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main street of Malta full with historic buildings. The street is traffic free and you can walk all over the historic centre of Valletta

Thank bruno123452015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst the paintwork is fading and peeling from many of the buildings its a lovely walk through this historic city. Strait Street runs parallel to Republic Street but isn't quite as long. The street does slope up and down but its not steep. I'd recommend exploring the other streets as well. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants if you... More 

Thank Iain M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A great place for a photo- showcases Malta's signature balconies up and down the street, as well as seeing the famous Maltese doorknockers on the colorful doors.

Thank LVB0789
Weston, Florida
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Valletta is an absolutely stunning city with superb buildings and incredible views. You can see anything from a defensive Fort to a baroque palace. Strait Street is a little jewel in the process of being restored but I absolutely loved the facades with colorful wooden balconies. Very picturesque!

Thank Pomerols
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Strait Street seems to have a chequered and interesting history - hookers, sailors and late night bars - and it's a really interesting street to walk down to see the bits of history still visible in the buildings.

Thank MargerieDawes
Surrey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

This narrow little street is a great thoroughfare for getting to know the city that takes you round the whole peninsular from one end to the other. Lined with shops and restaurants with apartments above, there is always something or someone to catch your interest. As for it being steep, anyone who is reasonably fit should have no problem at... More 

Thank GeysirGal
Varna, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

The Strait Street runs straight along the whole tiny peninsula where Valletta is located. Like all the other narrow streets in Malta it is picturesque and neat. During the day, some small cafeterias can be found, but at night, there are a lot of bars where you can eat something or just chill out with a drink.

Thank Nik R

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