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Mdina Old City

Address: Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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194 reviews 194 reviews
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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

I have been here many, many times and love to come regularly This place is magical and stunning It's old and historical and if it's your first time to Malta it's well worth putting in your itinerary to visit. There are plenty of things to do historical film shows, a waxwork dungeon, natural History museum and just walking around taking... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

So many tourist attractions promise the world, yet deliver nothing more than a big bill and dissapointment. Free to enter Mdina is a true step back in time, narrow winding street and wonderful old buildings carefully restored and maintained. Ok, some of the pay for attractions maybe also rather dated, but you really don't have to visit those to have... More 

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Malta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Charming place and one can enjoy lovely walks at any time of the day and night. Many historical buildings as well that one can enjoy. Mdina was formerly known as the capital city of Malta before Valletta

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

This Medieval city of Mdina is a must for all visitors to the isnd. We have been to the islands since 1978 and not once did we miss out on visiting this unique city. Definitelt reccommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

This is a must for any visitor to Malta. The walls of this ancient city are simply steeped in history with architectural influences from all the different inhabitants of the island over the years (Arabic, Norman, Baroque, Neo-gothic etc.) You could easily spend a day walking down the narrow streets which were designed to confuse any invaders should they have... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

It reminds me a little of old Italian towns. The stone buildings with colorful windows and doors, definitely worth a visit. And there are great photo ops all around!

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Hertfordshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

This should definitely on your list of places to visit in Malta. You could spend a day wandering around here. Very peaceful place taking you back in history. Easily accessible by bus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Urgh! I don't even know where to start with this place.. It's just so pretty. There is just no way you can come to Malta and not visit this place... So peaceful and serene!

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Ilkley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Certainly lives upto the name "silent city". Mdina is well worth a trip out to wander round the narrow streets of this very old walled city.Not very big but very captivating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

A nice day out. Very historic. Great views. Malta is a very small island so everyting is very close.

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