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Built between 1573 and 1577, this cathedral contains two masterpieces by Caravaggio. St John’s Co-Cathedral is a gem of Baroque art and architecture. It was built as the conventual church for the Knights of St John. This church is till this very day...more
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Comparable to something you'd find in Rome. Audio guide comes as part of your €10 ticket. Caravaggios are a must see but there is a slight queue normally (10 mins). Put a good couple of hours aside to really get the full experience!
The cathedral is absolutely beautiful and we very much enjoyed looking at the stunning architecture, artwork and of course the Caravaggio.
My only disappointment with this place is the charge for entry. I understand the need to restore and upkeep places such as this but...More
Outstanding, beautiful Cathedral but relays the decadency. Overpriced entry. However, it is a great location to see and not to be missed. With Caravaggio's paintings notably the 'beheading of John the Baptist' fantastic and inspiring.
A must see for so many reasons. The Cathedral has been refurbished in recent years. As Malta has an enormous number of churches this is easily accessible right in the centre of Valletta. It is richly decorated and reflects the relationship between the Church and...More
The interior of this cathedral is stunning and well worth visiting when in Malta.
The audio guide is very good and can be collected on entry.
The only downside is the large number of visitors make it difficult at times to see everything and hear...More
This is the largest of the Maltese cathedrals and the most significant.
There is a multi lingual audio guide available for all and takes you for a guided tour of the venue. Unfortunately the large number of people in attendance made it an uncomfortable experience...More
Yes if they are “nice” shorts like you would wear on a golf course. Any ladies with short shorts or halter tops were made to wear a paper cover up. My husband wore a polo shirt and golf shorts and there were many men dressed... More
Yes if they are “nice” shorts like you would wear on a golf course. Any ladies with short shorts or halter tops were made to wear a paper cover up. My husband wore a polo shirt and golf shorts and there were many men dressed similarly. Enjoy!