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Mdina Cathedral

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Address: St Paul's Square, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: +356 2145 6620
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No doubt malta got very historical buildings and this church one of them beautiful painting and amazing atmosphere with little summer and blue sky make ur feelings high...

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No doubt malta got very historical buildings and this church one of them beautiful painting and amazing atmosphere with little summer and blue sky make ur feelings high...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have reservations about some catholic cathedrals being too heavy in style and atmosphere, but not in Malta, they're just splendid here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stunning place to visit amazing . Full of history inside the church in Mdina Malta. Worth a visit to see

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Offenbach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to Mdina (And I think you should!), of course you'll visit the wonderful, elaborately designed Baroque Cathedral of St. Paul's, which only pales in comparison to the (stylistically similar, but hyper-opulent) St. John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta. Compared to the almost constant crowds at St. John's you will find the atmosphere in this church pleasantly sedate. The combined... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The outside looks just yellowish, but th e inside of this Cathedral us colorful and rich of art. Tickets needed.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This historic monument is surrounded with Bible verses in many languages. While it commemorates Paul's miraculous survival of a shipwreck, it is likely not really the spot where they washed ashore, according to scholars. More likely, it was St. Thomas's bay. But this is still a beautiful monument, very worth seeing!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another beautiful baroque cathedral, with a lovely Pretti of St Paul's shipwreck above the altar and all of its red damask wall hangings in place. But the best bit is being able to actually see the memorials on the floor, which are completely covered in Valletta.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful interiors that I have ever seen in a Cathedral. Let's face it, most Cathedrals are usually exquisite. What sets this one apart for me is the floor. There are hundreds of graves under the floor - each one has the most beautiful artwork above it. I spent half the time looking at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not miss this attraction, nor the museum which is included on the same ticket. The facade from the square is stunningly beautiful, but the inside perhaps outranks ut.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well explained via a map / leaflet, some really nice paintings, which is something I rarely say about a church, and the very nice chapel.

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