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Address: Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Lovely visit

I love how narrow the streets are, and how quiet the silent city actually is. There are some great restaurants as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love how narrow the streets are, and how quiet the silent city actually is. There are some great restaurants as well.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You need about two hours to go around and see the old city. Many gift shops to browse with interesting items.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The good thing about Mdina is that it is not over commercialised, just a few discreet cafes and restaurants not lots of garish gift shops you see in similar historic sites around the world. The Knights of Malta Experience and Mdina Experience are both worth a visit consisting of 3D presentation and audio visual displays, both of which are discreetly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is absolutely unmissable with some fascinating history. It's best just to walk and get lost but don't worry it's not that big. Stunning architecture and history and I love the gas lamps.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of Europe's finest examples of an ancient walled city with medieval and baroque architecture, known also as ‘the silent city’. We were here for a stroll actually mostly for photos, visited a couple of museums and got the bus back for Valetta. On the whole it is a commercial centre and acts as a market to its large agricultural... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited Mdina in February when there were not as many visitors as normal. It was fascinating to walk around the many narrow streets. The views from the walls were magnificent in all directions. We had afternoon tea at the Palazzo De Piro - the tables by the walls give the best views. Palazzo Falson and St.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In February it seemed unnaturally deserted, but we didn't mind that! Well worth visiting, whether for a ramble round the streets admiring the fabulous architecture or to spend longer and study museums, churches etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had such an amazing time in Mdina! It is absolutely beautiful. The narrow streets, the silence and the history makes it very special. Take your time enjoying this beautiful town, you will not regret it! A tip: I can not recall the name of the restaurant, but it was at the top of the hill with a terrace overlooking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife had been to Mdina before, and said that the city and its architecture was simply beautiful. She was not wrong. We were on the Northern route double decker, hop on hop off bus tour, which really is the best way to see the island,and got to Mdina around lunch time. We found a really great restaurant built atop... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Take the time to visit Mdina Old City, it's simply beautiful. We took a horse drawn carriage outside and were surprised when he took us into and around the city! We visited on foot afterwards as well to explore a little more, which was well worth it! Great views from the walls and all round worthwhile trip!

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