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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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CATHEDRAL HAS THE VOW FACTOR even for non believers

this place is amazing. To get the maximum benefit use the head phones with commentary.and you will not be dissapointed. The place is undergoing renovation and whilst it is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

this place is amazing. To get the maximum benefit use the head phones with commentary.and you will not be dissapointed. The place is undergoing renovation and whilst it is a shame that not all areas can be seen it is comforting that this special place is being well looked after. Should you need the loo these are clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

One of the most impressive religious buildings i have ever been in. I would have given it 5 stars if it weren't the fact that the access didn't match the map on the guide as i think they were doing renovations or something. Also, add that to the fact there was a jobs-worth gallery attendant who shouted across the room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

It is one of the must sees in Valletta, the art alone is worth the visit and the history of the place

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

This is an amazing location, and well worth visitng. The outside is fairly standard, while inside is anything but standard. I would suggest getting the audio tour at the start, it is included in your ticket price and available in many languages. The history contained in this building is very interesting, and the audio tour does a fairly good job... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

In this very beautiful cathedral, probably the most interesting aspect is the floor(how often do you hear that?). There is much detail on the floor, with numerous tributes to knights buried in the floor; the art work is captivating!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The floors are amazing! Each one of the arches represents one of the knights are what country they were from. So much detail and art work in this church!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

A very impressive cathedral. It has recently and still in process of being beautifully restored. Can be crowded but well worth a visit and different to most cathedrals

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

there is so much to look at, wherever you look there is something stunning to see from floor to ceiling

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Rimini, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Couldn't see much in detail, bc had very little time, but it was really beautiful and suggestive. It's story, it's status, it's religion, it's culture, it's heritage: all of these together. A "must visit" in Valletta.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

In the current austerity crisis I found this building a sickening example of the church displaying its wealth instead of melting down its gold and silver to fight world poverty. Not form me this one, it is just morally wrong,

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