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Address: St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 356 2122 0536
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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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Marvellous setting, think early as packed, wonderful feeling, acoustics helped by packed audience, a yearly event not to be missed

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Island of Malta, Malta
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Island of Malta, Malta
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Marvellous setting, think early as packed, wonderful feeling, acoustics helped by packed audience, a yearly event not to be missed

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Thank Josephine C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we love history so this cathedral was perfect place to be. I have no words to explain the experience, you have to go and see for yourself

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Thank LadyPrado
Valletta, Malta
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Magnificent art and extremely historical. One needs to appreciate art and be interested in history. This baroque cathedral was built by the famous Knights of St. John. Those who know any history would appreciate what I'm saying.

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Mangalore, India
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have seen quite a few beautiful churches, but never said WOW when first entered. It was one of the most beautifully decorated churches.the gold plated interiors , the exquisite wood and marble work could enthrall any tourist.The audio guide gives a complete insight. the exterior view from the republic road could well be deceiving. The well preserved paintings inside... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Once you saw a beautiful cathedral you feel as if you have seen them all. Nevertheless this is a beautiful cathedral, is strongly recommended for people who are interested in cathedrals/ architecture and Malta's history. Tip: In February it was not as busy. Is quiet enough so you have plenty of space and time to explore.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth a stroll through. This cathedral's interior is baroque to the max. It might even seem tacky at first glance, but if you examine the murals, woodwork, frescoes, altar niches etc I predict you will be fascinated. The restoration alone is fascinating.

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Woking, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This church had the most outrageously decorated interior I have ever seen. It wasn't too my own taste but it really does have to be seen to be believed. Adult price of 10 euros (only 7.50 euros for us oldies) includes the audio tour. I was there about 90 minutes and could have done with a bit longer but that... More 

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Worksop, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth looking around. Stunningly decorated and a living worshipping community. Some fabulous paintings

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The most decorated church I have ever seen. On Sundays it is closed but if you come during the mass you can enter for free :)

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Birzebbuga, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

st. John Co-cathedral is a treasure to see and experience , built by the knights of st,john is a baroque master piece. the ceiling with afresci painted by mattia preti and resounded with chapels of the different languages of the knights. when in valletta it is a place to stop by

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