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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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Worth a visit when visiting Valletta, right in the heart mins from Bus stop if staying elsewhere in Malta

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Worth a visit when visiting Valletta, right in the heart mins from Bus stop if staying elsewhere in Malta

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Plenty of history in this church. Lots to see and be amazed by. The church is a little hot as we visited in summer but worth the visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I fully agree with the other contributions but have some additional points that I didn't like: due to the very restrictive opening hours the cathedral is more than full with tourists both individuals but also many groups. Most listen to the electronic explanations and as they are much too detailed the speed of most visitors is minimal, they just stand... More 

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Washington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Cathedral is so linked to Malta,s past, that if you have a faith or not,it portrays so much of what has happened not only in Malta but that which affected the rest of Europe, you have to visit it. If you have any connection at all with - past or present with Templars one visit will not be enough.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful cathedral, very busy the day we were there (it was peak season), but smooth entrance procedure with handheld units providing further information on various points of the cathedral.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful old cathedral. Enjoyable but we could not walk in very far as the service was on. Ladies will have to cover their legs but they provide scarfs at the entrance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

One of the best attractions in Malta. This co-cathedral cannot be missed, it is located in the bustling centre of Valletta. Worth visiting!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I've seen a lot of Cathedrals and churches in my short time on the planet, and none (except perhaps St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City) have been quite so awesome. It is utterly beautiful, leaving you speechless. The gold leaf detail, the marble floor, and the beautiful paintings are stunning. It is definitely worth the small fee of 6... More 

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Floriana, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

If you like history, enjoy looking at old churches and trying to envision how it was built, what happened in there and how lucky we are to still have buildings like this.. then you will love this cathedral.

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

An essential place to see when you visit Malta. Too much faith related information for someone that doesn't have that at the top of thier priority list. However, the baroque art and carvings are a sight to behold. Unique perhaps. 6euros to enter, good value.

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