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Mdina Old City

Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Mdina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Historic Sites
Traveler Description:    This old city - the medieval capital  -  perched on the top of a plateau  is well worth a visit.  It is one of Europe's finest examples of an... more »
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The old city is definitely worth a look, with its narrow streets and corridors, it is a maze, and perfectly preserved. You could spend a day just strolling the streets, there is so much to see and the views from the city walls are absolutely breathtaking

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

beautiful old capital of Malta. Lovely narrow streets, feels like you have travelled back in time when you are in a quiet street with no one about. Plenty to photograph and to see from the walls and in the museums. Nice to just stroll about and relax in the the late afternoon, after the tour groups have all gone.

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UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Go early, what a great place, just perfect. Beautifully kept clean, traffic free streets - step back in time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Most places in Malta are crowded with a noisy public but here it is nice and quiet. Beautiful restored!

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Kildare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Visited Mdina on holiday last week and was blown away by the beauty of this old capital of Malta. Lovely narrow streets, feels you have travelled back in time when you are in a quiet street with no one about. Lovely reasonably priced restaurants.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Visited in the afternoon after touring other parts of Malta. The town is quite compact so can see of it in an hour or so. The souvenir shop near the gated entrance sold maps to the town for 1.5 euro, which helped me visit all of the small town - it's easy to get disoriented, There were many horse carriages... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Lovely old walled city a bus trip away from Spinola Bay and worth the ride. Quaint old narrow streets and wonderful architecture. Lovely coffee shop / restaurant with stunning views across amazing countryside, wander out of the walled area into the next small village selling local delicacies. Relaxing but interesting day out. Dont miss it on your trip to Malta.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

This is good if you want a bit of history and have a couple of hours to spare. It used to be that cars were few in side Edina walls but this no longer the case and as such it has lost a little of its mystery!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Beautiful, historic Mdina. A must see part of any trip to Malta. Easy to get to on the bus from Valletta, and lots of places to eat within the walls of Malta. If possible try to go in the evening when there will be less tourists and you get a real feel of the tranquillity of the place.

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Kastoria, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

well every time i go to malta i come for a day visit to malta..its worth the visit and its after valetta and most visited area in the island all year long....walk to the small streets and paths and follow your steps to a local restaurant of cafe..the best for me is fontanella in mdina.the best chocolate and the best... More

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