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Address: St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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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 place has to be seen to be believed. From the outside it is best seen from a distance - such as the Sliema to Valletta ferry. The densely packed nature of Valletta means you... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place has to be seen to be believed. From the outside it is best seen from a distance - such as the Sliema to Valletta ferry. The densely packed nature of Valletta means you can't see the building all that well when you are standing next to it. Interiorly it is breathtaking. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't miss this Cathedral even if churches are not your thing. It's quite amazingly ornate and packed with history. The audio guide added to the experience.

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Szugy, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very impressive a lot of gold paint. They are beautiful chapels of the Knights. For a long time I could look around, meditate, but no seats.   Caravaggio room is quiet and beautiful in the famous painting. 1 hour program to look at the whole thing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a gem, it is one of the most beautiful interiors of any cathedral I have visited. If there is any one definitive structure that sums up the history of Malta this is the one. Not to be missed.

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San Gwann, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

St. John's Co-Cathedral has marveled treasures everywhere! The sculptures, the paintings, the cathedral walls will entertain you as soon as you walk into the door! The marble floor fully decorates almost 400 marvelous tombs of the knights. Mattie Preti decorated & designed most of the church interiors in the Baroque style during the time of the Knights of St. John's... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The St. Johns Co-Cathedral is often described as one of the must-sees of Malta and it is indeed a pretty church, however the price asked for it is too high (€10) and the audio tour guide was very repetitive. The church is in high baroque style and has an overwhelming amount of gold. The paintings inside were pretty and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wasn't sure if I really wanted to visit another cathedral, however so pleased I did. It is so richly decorated and contains so much history. I also found the Tapestries,and Vestments hall very interesting. Don't forget to visit the the Choral books and the Monstrance of the relic of St John, I noticed a few people seemed to miss... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful 15 Century Cathedral when you go inside it shows why people say its one if the Wonders of the World !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This compact cathedral looks like an office building from the outside but what a revelation when you open the door. Every centimetre gilded, frescoed - it's glorious and outrageous at the same time. It also has two Caravaggios which are beautifully displayed and glow with colour and light. There's almost too much to take in during one visit. Well worth... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beyond breathtaking. The frescos, mosaics, marble tomb floors, fabric walls, carved columns, exuberant gold carvings and Caravaggio paintings make you gasp with sensory overload- explosively extravagant. Not to be missed.

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