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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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This is a must, of all the churches we have been in including the Vatican, this has been the best by far

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a must, of all the churches we have been in including the Vatican, this has been the best by far

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wow, wow, wow this place is simply stunning but you need to see it to believe it so don't miss an opportunity!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We saw this on a travel programme & said we have to visit. We caught the bus to Valletta only 2 euros each way! Amazing value we got to the entrance and it advised for the ladies to cover up they do provide a vale to put on. I liked the fact they have rules and we should respect their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

over the top in decoration but shouldn't be missed. One of the big attractions in Malta and rightly so.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is nothing short of awe-inspiring, even when full of tourists and school children. I am so glad I made it there at my second vist to Malta, even if only briefly, and even if I had to skip the last session of the conference I attended for it. The large Caravaggio is also something really unique to see.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful church and you are provided with a "portable guide" which tells you everything about the church. What brings the rating down is that they let in TOO many people and the staff is not very friendly or polite. Anyhow, St. John's Co-Cathedral is a must see if you are in Valletta, Malta

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

You must try to visit this amazing Cathedral in Valletta..beautiful exhibits..a great sense of history to discover. Recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place is a must visit when in Malta. Having traveled around Europe I wasn't particularly keen to see yet another cathedral but I am so glad I did. Don't forget to visit the tapestry exhibition

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is not like any church or cathedral, every square inch is used for elaborate and intricate decoration, the golden carved walls, the beautiful painted ceilings, the 3D arches view, everything is absolutely stunning! It is a masterpiece of design Plan to spend at least an hour here, as there is a lot to see and learn about. Under the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Not particularly well signposted, so not easy to co-ordinate the audio-guide, but that's a minor point compared to the stunning visual impact of Mattia Preti's ceiling frescoes, and Caravaggio's original paintings in the Oratory: Beheading of St John the Baptist and St Jerome Writing.

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Address: St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 356 2122 0536
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta

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