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Mdina Dungeons

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Address: Beneath the Magisterial Vilhena Palace, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: (356) 21 450267
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Pleasant but boring

Interesting to see the actual dungeons but a lot of reading. Smelt of cigarettes throughout, very bored towards the end as was all the same. I wouldn't go back but it was fine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Interesting to see the actual dungeons but a lot of reading. Smelt of cigarettes throughout, very bored towards the end as was all the same. I wouldn't go back but it was fine whilst killing some time whilst in Mdina.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

The dungeons are just to the right as you enter Mdina. We paid 5 Euros each which we thought was great value when you compare to attractions in London etc. We had the place to ourselves so had time to take the visit at our own pace and read the information and facts to go with each exhibit. As most... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I loved it my partner didn't. However, it was good value and we learned how cruel people were in bygone times.

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Worth a visit and only €5, not the biggest exhibit you will see but every character was a real person from history, very interesting

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We din't realise what it was until we were inside. It's pretty much a torture museum. We were the only people there and there were recorded screams of people being tortured. So we just hurried through the whole thing. The entrance to the dungeon is immediately after the gates to the city to your right.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

If you like dark, dingy and full of history, then the dungeons are the place to go. Informative and fun. Not suitable for disabled or unsteady on your feet as can get quite slippery due to the nature of the location.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The Mdina Dungeons are located at the main etrance to the Mdina city, being a museum that describes the terror techniques applied in the Medieval Age in detail. There are a lot of wax figures and the museum is quite nice organised.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The kids paid think €5 to enter. They didn't think it's as good,only because expected to be sacred like in the london one. But I explained it's more museum like here as a Catholic area. Ok but don't expect same as london.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

The dungeons are not overly well situated,tucked into the corner on the right as you enter Mdina (the so called 'silent city') city gate. If, like me, yiu love all things historical, you'll not be let down. Ever proud of their long association with the Templar Knights, the dungeons provide an excellent interactive tour, visually supplemented with wax works that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Much cheaper than its European counterparts, this dungeon has several different areas to explore. I recommend taking the time to read the wall displays as it explains the relevance of each scene to Malta's history. The outside courtyard was really interesting. I could think of some people who should wear those masks of shame! Only thing I will add is... More 

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