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Address: St Paul's Square | Mdn 1100, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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In the heart of Mdina

Easily, the largest building in this ancient capital. Interior is beautiful but not as ornate or elaborate as St. John's Co Cathedral in Valletta. I like Bruschi's painting of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed April 17, 2016
Margaret C
Bethesda, Maryland
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Refused Entrance to the church because we will not pay to enter a church of our religion. Scandalous. Went to the front entrance to explain and the woman was very rude. How very Catholic.

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Ploiesti, Prahova, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

The Cathedral ensemble is formed by three contemporary buildings set in the centre of this city, the Bishop’s palace flanking its southern side and within the same square facing the southern door of the Cathedral, the magnificent facade of the present-day Cathedral Museum. The pipe organ in Mdina Cathedral was built in 1774 by the famous Neapolitan organbuilder Domenico Antonio... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

Easily, the largest building in this ancient capital. Interior is beautiful but not as ornate or elaborate as St. John's Co Cathedral in Valletta. I like Bruschi's painting of "The Visititation of Mary". A little pamphlet given out will explain the items not to be missed. There was no entry until 3 PM when we were there. They must adhere... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Mdina is a must if you are in Malta. The cathedral is the highlight. It's incredibly beautiful both inside and out and so very peaceful. We paid €5 per adult and this included entry to the cathedral museum. You are allowed to walk around the cathedral and take as long as you want. Very good value for money.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016

This city is unbelievable. The cathedral is magnificent. The history of Malta, ancient and Modern is remarkable. The Church and Medieval history is alive and vibrant. Malta is an ornament in the Mediterranean. Mdina is one of the brightest gems in that ornament. If you have never visited Mdina or Valetta do it now.

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016

Well worth the entry price. Don't miss the glass chandeliers. Medina must get quite hot in the summer, so a visit to the Cathedral will provide welcome respite!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

It is a very beautiful cathedral and beautifully crafted, however pay 5 euros to visit I think it is not worth that much worth.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

For some reason nearly every large church in Malta this week was shut if no service was taking place and this was no exception. Even so it's a lovely looking church from the outside and can't be missed if you're in Mdina

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

Sumptuously decorated, carefully renovated and hugely impressive cathedral in the centre of the Citadel. This has authority, splendour and passion - it is a sizable building with alovely alter piece, and stations of the Cross. No on eparticular feature stands out from another - all are exactly what you would expect. But above all else it remains a place of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

Set in the main square in Mdina, the cathedral is another treasure trove of history in Malta, with beautiful icons inside and a real sense of walking in the ways of the saints.

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