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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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Amazing and beautiful Mdina Cathedral

Was really privileged to visit this delightful cathedral during a special feast when all the beautiful wall hangings were on display - amazing! Although I usually object to paying... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Was really privileged to visit this delightful cathedral during a special feast when all the beautiful wall hangings were on display - amazing! Although I usually object to paying to visit a place of worship, this Cathedral is worth every cent! Also, do purchase the combo-ticket with joint entrance into the Cathedral Museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

There are many similarities between this smaller cathedral in the old capital of Malta, Mdina - and the mighty, resplendent St. John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta. Both are Baroque churches, both are in the beige-brown sandstone so typical of Malta, both are "overstuffed" with figures, grave tablets, altars, paintings and the lot - only St. John's is more so. Mdina is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A beautiful building in a great setting. In my opinion the interior is very nice - But perhaps not as stunning as some of the other cathedrals on the island. However it is definitely well worth visiting.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

St Paul's Cathedral dominates the approach to Mdenia from Bugibba,arriving, at 8.45 gave ample time to appreciate it's interior prior to participating in 9.30 Sunday Mass.Lacking the Baroque ornateness favoured in St.John's Co-Cathedral it's more understated yet magnificent interior creates a more peaceful presence.Unfortunately we were unable to see the church in all it's glory due to work being carried... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

The cathedral on Mdina is the poor relation compared to the cathedral in Valletta. If you have been to Valletta cathedral you will be disappointed . However the attached museum is quite interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Quite incredible. The exterior belies the beauty within. It is truly breath taking and you shouldn't visit Mdina and not pay a visit. As with all religious buildings, ladies must cover up, but shawls are available on entry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The combined ticket gives you access to the cathedral, cathedral museum and Palazzo de Piro. The first is a no-miss when in Mdina with its beautiful marble floors. The museum is very big, not children-friendly but has a lot of information and cool stuff; like a coin collection showing the history's effect on Malta, how different countries visited the island... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The graves are in the floor. You can feel the energy comming frough you in the certain places. There are a lot of local doctors under your legs. There is no almost empty space.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

very nice and peacefull some beautifull paintings if you don,t want to go in the museum you can just give a donation to the cathedral

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We looked around the museum first. This was full of priceless exhibits, they were all itemized, it would have been useful to have a description of what they are used for, for non Catholics like myself. Also the myriad of saints, it would be nice to know why they were sanctified. The cathedral was so ornate it seemed that every... More 

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