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All reviews silent city narrow streets horse drawn visit mdina game of thrones step back in time within the walls souvenir shops walk around beautiful architecture every corner mdina glass steeped in history main gate worth a visit hop on hop off bus couple of hours
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an unexpected treat. The citadel is full of curved alleyways and tall buildings inside the massive walls. It is kept in pristine condition and is spectacular. We did not expect such a fabulous visit, quite unexpected. A must see when in Malta.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

With a title of the silent city you have an expectation, if its silence you will be disappointed. I know this is a city the is lived in but the locals could make more of an effort. With cars parked everywhere and traffic constantly flowing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A little disappointed on how time changes there are more cars in the area now that what there used to be, in saying that the old city has some lovely buildings that really need exploring, this is a well worth place to visit

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 989robertf
Reviewed yesterday

Very nice experience enjoyed every minute. Feels like you went back during the knights order of st John. Massive bastions surrounding the city and the national museum not to be missed along with the cathedral.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jos_Arnaud
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took a short bus ride from Valletta to Mdina, a fascinating place, though I admit to being a little churched-out. Between invasions and colonizations, I guess they were busy building cathedrals. Anyway, a lovely, contained place for wandering, many amazing artifacts and courtyards to see,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ralphie212
Reviewed yesterday

Wander around the streets and look at the wonderful buildings in great condition. Mainly traffic free it is a haven.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paparossco
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm a sucker for walled cities, and undeniably Mdina is a classic. If you're in the area (we got the local bus from Valletta) then it's well worth the effort. But - I came away feeling a bit empty. It's not particularly commercialised (other than...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Holidays and countries are very personal. I am not a pubs, clubs and booze person. I was so disappointed by Malta - until I visited Mdina. Then all the excessive hotel development along the coast, etc faded away and I really enjoyed the splendid old...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Anne L
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are on Malta, you must visit Mdina old city. Beautifully clean and restored. Lots to see, lots of places to shop (look for Mdina Glass) and reasonable places to eat.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Keith G
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in Malta, Mdina is one of the great places to visit. Wandered around the old city and had a drink overlooking the island. A lot busier in the morning with local traffic jams but well worth the slow journey. If you are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from surise55 | Reviewed this property |
Be careful there are strange guys wearing a necklace with a bage which is nothing worth as to pretend they are officials. Dont pay them it's not required. They are rich and wear like a beggar. If they keep asking you for... More
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Response from Neville M | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking in Rabat then a short stroll into Mdina
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