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Address: St Paul's Square | Mdn 1100, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Fantastic experience - a must see

This is definitely one of the MUST see cathedrals of the 360 in Malta . a fantastic display over the Christmas holidays left me at complete awe .... the attention to detail on... read more

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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is definitely one of the MUST see cathedrals of the 360 in Malta . a fantastic display over the Christmas holidays left me at complete awe .... the attention to detail on the miniatures is just breathtakingly beautiful...

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Metropolitan Cathedral is a must-visit when you go to Mdina - the Silent City! That cathedral was built on the remains of a Norman church, destroyed by an earthquake in the end of the 17th century. It was dedicated to St Paul, the Apostle who founded the Church in Malta, after his ship wrecked by the coast of Malta... More 

Thank Nik R
Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ticket for this venue also includes the museum - do make sure you take the opportunity to visit this as well. The cathedral contains beautiful mouldings and paintings and don't miss the high-up stained glass windows which have great colourings.

Thank Tom O
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful serene spiritual. We preferred this cathedral to St John co cathedral in Valletta which we visited yesterday

Thank stephanielamusse
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Magnificent interior and exterior with very interesting museum next door- the centre of the beautiful and ancient city of Mdina

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North Lincolnshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whether you have faith or not, this is a truly inspiring building. The artwork alone is worth the visit, but look upwards and admire the murals and frescos. Not the largest of cathedrals, but certainly impressive. Well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful Cathedral exceeds expectations! Don;t miss the stunning mozaics on the floor and come early - they close by 4pm. Also, try to visit the museum next door.

Thank Paulina R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed how commercial the approach here was. Have never been denied entry to a church in Malta until we came here. Normally I would happily pay a gratuity unasked- but the belligerent approach really pissed me off

Thank Teapot W
Theydon Bois, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the museum first, there is a lot to see and well worth taking time over. Some fantastic silver, with some very old pieces. A good amount of pictures on the first floor. We then went across the square to the Cathedral. A very interesting building, in some ways looking more like a formal hall than a church, perhaps... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most imposing piece of architecture in Mdina. In the Roman baroque style it is surrounded by a number of medieval buildings.

Thank Anna C

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