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Address: St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 356 2122 0536
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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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This is One of the Most Beautiful Cathedrals that I Saw - Caravaggio's most impressive uses of the chiaroscuro style for which he is most famous.The oratory also houses... read more

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is One of the Most Beautiful Cathedrals that I Saw - Caravaggio's most impressive uses of the chiaroscuro style for which he is most famous.The oratory also houses Caravaggio's Saint Jerome Writing

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This church is one of the most impressive one's you will ever see in your lifetime. The knights spent so much money on art that it will blow your mind. If you are interested in the transition between renaissance and baroque, this is the place to go. And even if you are not, you will always benefit from this visit!... More 

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

St. John's is a must see for culture vultures and the interested alike. Fabulously adorned with amazing baroque art. The beheading of St. John a masterpiece.

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Salamanca, España
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is really fantastic to find such an amazing place in a tiny island. The place is not only of great artistic value but it is also such an interesting place from a historical point of view. A real must see if you are a tourist in Malta

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful cathedral. I found out so much about John the Baptist that I didn't know. And about the Knights who preserved the relics.

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Krakow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With all its splendor it is a place, that visiting Valletta, you simply have to see. Please remember that in the oratory you have a chance to admire Caravaggio's painting.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an amazing Cathedral with two incredible Carravagio paintings. You should not miss visiting the Cathedral when in Valletta.

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Kastoria, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

especcially inside the decoration and t6bs of the knights and all paintings.a masterpiece as every maltese church but this is the symbol of catholic 99% of maltese people are catholics.a unique monument .

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The tour was definitely worth the ticket-money. The cathedral was so beautiful and full of gold details. Anyone who visits malta sould pay a visit.

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Must see this amazing Cathedral, especially for history lovers!!! You can easily spend two+ hours enjoying the view.

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