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Il-Barri Restaurant, Mġarr, Malta

Mġarr Second World War Shelter Found under Il-Barri Restaurant, The Mgarr Shelter is one of the largest underground locations of its kind in Malta, reaching a depth of 12 metres and extending to an overall length of over 225 metres. Dug entirely by hand it has recently been restored and opened for public viewing. Today the shelter provides a better understanding of the life led by the Maltese during WWII. Visitors can relive their experience of descending into the depths of the underground maze to bear witness to the harsh reality of shelter life. Visitors can also enter the silent rocky chambers that served as a home, a temple and a refuge for the people of Mgarr during the wrath of the enemy blitz during WWII.

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