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Mdina Old City

Pjazza San Publiju, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2145 4480
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“silent city” (817 reviews)
“narrow streets” (663 reviews)
“horse drawn” (87 reviews)
Pjazza San Publiju, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

Plenty of parking nearby and quite an experience to walk around the contained old city. Visit the armoury and cathedral whilst in the city. Fantastic views from the city walls and take the road train trip around Mdina to see all the sites, just 5...More

Thank RussellAA
Reviewed yesterday

This a medieval city with narrow alleys, palaces and churches. It is great to walk around the city. When we were there it was calm, not too touristic at all. Enjoy the great views from the city walls. Visit the cathedral. Eat at a restaurant,...More

Thank Per-Olov L
Reviewed 2 days ago

The four-thousand old city of Mdina is a fascinating site. Known as “the silent city”, it was home to the most prominent families of the island, many of them the descendants of the Norman, Spanish and Sicilian nobility who lived in the impressive palaces along...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Simply the most beautiful, silent, cultural and family friendly city of them all. Nothing modern, all original.

Thank Luke M
Reviewed 2 days ago

A Magnificant old City, unchanged and unspoilt! It is still alive with residents and not a sterile museum exhibit. Stunning architecture with "must look down there" lanes! Either walk or take a horse drawn carriage ride. I recommend walking as it gives you more time...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 2 days ago

I did a night trip to Mdina from Oriana which was berthed in Valletta. This was a outstanding visit which I'd struggle to put into words. So quiet & peaceful with almost nobody about. We walked through floodlit small streets, lanes & squares with ample...More

Thank Cameron0128
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mdina is absolutely lovely situated on top of a hill, breathing peaceful living within the walled city. Well maintained and historic. Suggest a guided tour to get the full benefit of this visit. Easy access by public transport. Great views of the surrounding area.

Thank Christiane V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, for the city itself and for the views over the whole island. Cathedral and museum worth a visit.

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The exterior walls of Mdina look magnificent, with well maintained gardens. The gate will be a familiar sight for GOT fans. Very quaint paths and beautiful sights of surrounding areas. Go for a horse ride if you fancy it.

Thank Kunal S
Reviewed 6 days ago

A nice bit of history that is free without all the tourist stuff / seller leaping on you. Nice change ! Worth popping into Knights of Malta to get the full history (12 E) , Kids would love the gory windows showing Malta at war....More

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25 October 2017|
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Response from Debbro50 | Reviewed this property |
No it doesn't
Barbara G
28 August 2017|
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Response from Slavnist | Reviewed this property |
The easiest way is by local bus, you need to catch one to 'Rabat Interchange' which is right outside Mdina entrance.
Barbara G
28 August 2017|
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Response from Elisabeth H | Reviewed this property |
Good but slow.