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St. John's Co-Cathedral

Address: St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 356 2122 0536
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built between 1573 and 1577, this cathedral contains two masterpieces...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built between 1573 and 1577, this cathedral contains two masterpieces by Caravaggio.
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Naas, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Not so decorative on the outside, but awesome when you went in. Paintings were worth seeing. The chapels are beautifully decorated.

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Maubec, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

You have to visit this exceptional cathedral which is an impressive place, everything is simply wonderful. Don't miss the museum where so many uniques pieces of tapestries are displayed, as well as very old books.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The first time I visited the cathedral was very crowded and I was unable to really appreciate the grandeur of the interior. If you like your churches way over the top then this is worth a visit.

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Hayes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

A very nice old church the floor has most beutiful inlaid mable the museum has lovely paintings by famous painters the most famous was Caravaggio masterpieces in the oratory and it also has flemish masterpieces. The church walls has a lot of gold leaf on the walls. Worth a visit

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

A must see in Malta... Was very amazed of the spirituality, beauty, art, history of St. John's Co-Cathedral.

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Norfolk, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

A fantastic cathedral on par with the finest in Rome with so much to see, you can easily spend a day here.

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Mansfield Woodhouse, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This place takes your breath away no words can describe the peace and beauty of this place. Make sure you allow plenty of time to look round as there is so much to see and learn. Tip Avoid Saturday if you can as the Cathedral closes for the afternoon. You cannot go to Malta without seeing this place if you... More 

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Stuttgart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I have visited churches all around the world, but have never seen a church interior so gilded, so mosaic-ed, and so completely of a style befitting this cathedral. My jaw dropped. So glad i took one of the audio-guides so I could take my time and see it all.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

What a magnificent place to visit. So unassuming from the outside and like something from a fairytale inside. An absolute must see that I would love to go back to already. Wish I had more time. Just stunning!

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Callington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Such a beautiful peaceful place. Would defintely recommend a visit. Very ornate. Easy to find in centre of the city.

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