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The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Another beautiful cathedral

Visited 4 major cathedrals on our tour and to be honest it is hard to compare them. All beautiful... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Michael M
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Durham, United Kingdom
TOMBS ON FLOOR & TROMPE L’OEIL DOME WERE FAVOURITES

The Cathedral of the Assumption is the first thing which comes into view on entering the Citadel... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
KTGP
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Few original features, not many decorations, quite base interior. Does not compare with the Cathedrals in Valletta and in Mdina.

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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

This is on the route of the hop on hop off bus tour. Well worth a visit as the island is steeped in history. Some of it tragic.

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Reviewed October 23, 2018

We attended mass at the cathedral and although it is quite large it had a homely feel about it.The roof paintings are a joy to behold and one could stare at them for hours. There are quite a number of steep steps leading up to...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Visited 4 major cathedrals on our tour and to be honest it is hard to compare them. All beautiful and interesting but all similar. Of the 4 I would rate Mostar the most interesting . This is worth a visit but only if you are...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Though located inside the Citadel and the entrance fee to the Citadel covers all the museums inside, this Cathedral is an exception and you have to pay extra money if you want to enter the Cathedral. Personally, I disapprove entrance fee concept for religious sitesi...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

This important place of worship. The Cathedral of the Assumption is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gozo and is most definitely worth visiting as are all other aspects of the Cittadella where you will find it. The foundation stone of the present...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Yes, well.. a cathedral. Like Many of those in the western world (yet). Just very bad impression that entrance costs so much. This turns people away from Christianity unfortunately... A greedy gesture again.

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Reviewed September 1, 2018

The Cathedral of the Assumption is the first thing which comes into view on entering the Citadel. Initially it looks very grand standing at the top of the steps, however on looking closer the exterior is quite ordinary but the interior has some interesting bits...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I had been to the cathedral before, but I didn't really go in. So I made it a point to go inside a view the cathedral. It was so beautiful. They were getting ready festa so all the silver was polished, paintings cleaned and the...More

Thank Lars_92705
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Beautiful on outside and inside. Very ornate inside. Great place for photo and rest of Citadel. Restroom next to church. This is must do when on Gozo.

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There is a small garden near the bus station with a statue on a pedestal of Pisani, walk up the street he is facing (Triq Taħt Putirjal). Turn left at the first intersection, keep on walking slightly uphill until coming to... More
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