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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
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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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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

So lovely and quiet city! We enjoy walking and seeing small streets and nice buildings! Very happy and helpful people!

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Excellent trip to Mdina, well worth the visit. Building were fab, quant town that is so different to the rest of Malta. Must visit!!

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Ashford
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This is known as the Silent City and you can meander around easily seeing very few people, even though it is a big tourist attraction. If you like photography, you'll get some amazing pictures because it is so picturesque. I was forced to stop frequently in my ramblings as Mr D tinkered with his lenses to get the perfect shot!!... More

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Eger, Hungary
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

For me this city is the most scenic city in Malta and my favorit place. Narrow quiet streets,lovely atmosphere. There are several tiny restaurants with wonderful panorama. Mdina is famous for the handmade glassware.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This is a definite must do in Malta. The old city is really impressive, packed with beautiful buildings, amazing views a cross the island, easily walkable, enough tourist tat shops to amble in and out of, a few restaurants and horse and carriage rides on offer. There are numerous attractions too should you be so inclined. A thoroughly enjoyable excursion.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Stunning by day or night What a wonderful old city Magnificent old buildings once the capital of Malta Mdina is not to be missed Walking the streets one feels transported back ini time Possibly my favourite city in all my travels the old world charm just seems to be around every corner one turns

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Yes Mdina is a tricky place to get to buy bus esp if you change at the Airport, but it is a beautiful walled village. It’s mainly free from traffic so you can have a nice walk around quite safe, unlike the rest of the Maltase roads. (Deathrace 2000). The Restaurants get busy quick as it’s a small village esp... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Kids friendly, well kept, clean, nice restaurants and a lot of attractions!... The place to go in Malta.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is a"must-see"to tick off your list when visiting Malta-the ancient capital Mdina.It is not only uniquely beautiful with wonderful buildings&architecture,but possesses such a peaceful tranquil atmosphere that is very attractive in this day and age.We were quite happy to wander with no agenda,exploring this way and that,and moseying into the charming boutique gift shops admiring the local craft work.There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Mdina is such a beautiful city and there's nothing bad to say about it, apart from the fact that it's full of tourists, so I'd say the best time to visit is in the morning at about 9. I've visited multiple times and I'm always taken aback by how magnificent it is.

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