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Address: St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 356 2122 0536
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Description: Built between 1573 and 1577, this cathedral contains two masterpieces by...
Built between 1573 and 1577, this cathedral contains two masterpieces by Caravaggio.
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Absolutely awe inspiring. No words to describe its beauty and artwork. Well worth six euros. As with all religious places make sure your shoulders are covered

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Absolutely awe inspiring. No words to describe its beauty and artwork. Well worth six euros. As with all religious places make sure your shoulders are covered

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This cathedral really is worth visiting.It is really a very beatiful work of art.The only downside is that it is very crowded and busy.Tip-look in some of the other churches too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This cathedral is deceptive in outward appearance. On the outside it is very plain andaustere, but the inside is anything but!! There is gold everywhere! Quite stunning and dazzling. The nave is 53 meters in length and 15 meters wide with 9 side chapels on either side. These chapels were assigned to the various langues of the Knights of Malta... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

After the bus ride from our hotel to the town of Valletta we headed straight to the cathedral to avoid the queues and the guided tours as this can be a busy place at times as it's simply a stunning place to visit wether your into history or not it's worth the effort. Great guided tour included in the 6€... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This church will blow you away with the amazing details and embellishments..Looks like a simple church on the outside but one of the most beautiful on the inside that I have ever seen

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Incredible decoration. Very, very ornate. Excellent audio tour for €6 which can be replayed if required. Ladies need to cover bare shoulders, scarves available.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

When you first enter the cathedral, you can't believe how gold it is. And as you explore the chapels built and decorated by the various langues of the Knights of Malta, you come to understand that they were very competitive people, each group trying to outdo the others. What with all the decoration, you might overlook one painting in a... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I think the title says it all. You'll be amazed when you walk into this place - one of the most beautiful Cathedral interiors I've seen. Added bonus of some original, and stunning, Caravaggio paintings.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The fairly bland exterior hides the wonders inside this cathedral. It is truly amazing and has lots of gold leaf, paintings, frescos, statues, a really amazing floor and a rare Carravagio. Well worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

A gold ornate cathedral that glows inside and takes your breath away.The paintings are outstanding especially the one of St Jerome.A lady on the market suggested we visit at lunch time when it was quieter..good advice.

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