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Mdina Old City

Address: Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Deal, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We took a carriage ride throught the silent City which is well worth it if you have walking difficilties. 25Euros

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Hayes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Narrow winding street dated back to medival times. It is called the silent city as time has stood still. Different types of architecture. From there you could go to San Antonio gardens not much of a garden and the President Palace is there and the Mosta's dome which was bomb in the war but the bomb did not explode. Church... More 

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South West England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Did a morning visit and it was lovely, parking not a problem, the outside moat area is beautiful and I should imagine in the summer a lively area. Inside the city the buildings and streets are enchanting and hide many beautiful architectural buildings There are plenty of small cafes and shops and great views

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Another great place to visit. We visited twice: when it was nice and warm but also when it was raining. We loved both days! A walk along the streets of Mdina was very enjoyable. We have taken beautiful pictures. There are plenty of lovely cafes etc. The view from the walls is stunning!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We went on a Sunday and apparently this is the day to go if you want peace and quiet and to get a real "feel" for the city. Lovely old streets and houses, found an orange grove in the middle of a tiny square, lovely surprise! Walked round the old walls where there were fantastic views and a lovely coffee... More 

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Colwyn Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

What a place.....so steeped in history and so much to see and most of it is free BUT several of the touristy things are expensive and it is difficult to decide what to see. The Natural History Museum is definitely worth a miss but the torture museum was a bit Ghoulish. The views northward from the battlements of most of... More 

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Mansfield Woodhouse, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This is a magical place , walking round the old walls gives spectacular views.There is a lovely place to eat that you are right on the walls and it is so peaceful and very reasonably priced. You can really feel you have gone back in time and feel so relaxed. A real must.

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Interesting, but we were a little restricted because of the poor weather on the day that we visited. Lots of souvenir shops and cafes though!

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Blaenau Ffestiniog, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This is my favourite place in Malta. The narrow streets lead you to a wonderful view over the island. Avoid the gift shops head off the main road and thread your way through the alleys to get a real feeling of what the city used to be. Don't bother with the overpriced horse drawn carriage ride.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Whatever you do, even if you're in Malta for just a weekend, do not miss going to Mdina. You will be enthralled with the beautiful surroundings and of course the churches and gardens. The Cathedral charges a fee, but only if you are there solely to sightsee. If you are there to pray or participate in a service, there is... More 

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