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Mdina Cathedral

St Paul's Square, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Ranked #3 of 12 attractions in Mdina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Dover, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

a beautiful and well preserved church. It is in a large square with views all around. plenty of photo opportunities

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Vantaa, Finland
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Entrance normally costs but you can go in for free if you go for Mass, which is celebrated daily, you can always check the times at quddies.com.mt. It's a beautiful Church and rightly dedicated to St. Paul the Apostle who shipwrecked on Malta.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is an absolutely beautiful place to visit. The atmosphere is calming and peaceful. The price includes the museum which I well worth a visit. The colours are extremely breath taking.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Mdina Cathedral is worth visiting despite the entrance fee. The museum could be anywhere but the cathedral itself is Maltese history and a reminder of the deep spiritual heritage of the islands. The most notable feature of the cathedral is the abundance of red wall hanging fabrics which make the interior colourful and at the same time deaden the sound.... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

To gain access you need to buy your ticket across the way from the museum, which is a good idea as people may otherwise miss this amazing collection, complete with carriages and sedan chairs, cabinets full of silverware, papal bulls... you get the idea. There is a room full of coins which you could spend a long time in, and... More

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London
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18 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Hopefully the entrance fee of 5 euros goes towards the upkeep of the museum. It needs it. But the coin collection is exceptional. It had to have been put together by a real enthusiast. Very easy to view and understand within the historical context of civilisations of Malta from Greeks through Romans etc. But the showcases throughout the museum are... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

There are a lot of churches in Malta, this is just another one, nice, but average. Plus you have to pay to enter, although they will let you in for free if you tell them that you are there just to pray.

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Cheshire
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Has to be experienced to do this full justice - an example of true devotion to one's faith. Such peace whilst the hustle and bustle of the world rushed around outside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Of all the various churches/cathedrals we saw in Malta this was my favourite. The Cathedral was pretty standard. Nice if you like that sort of thing, but the museum, especially the coin room, was great. Spent a good 45 minutes in this one room. If you like antiquities and information, this museum is for you. Personally I found it much... More

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Tel-Aviv
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I may have visited too many churches... This is another one. The floor is indeed impressive with all the engravings on the tumbstones, and the paintings on the ceilings are also. However, unless you understand a lot about this and love to compare different churches, this is just another one of those...

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