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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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Amazing. The interior is truly amazing!

The admission fee is definitely well worth the price. I do not usually appreciate art most of the time, as I am not much into art like most teens, but it truly is worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The admission fee is definitely well worth the price. I do not usually appreciate art most of the time, as I am not much into art like most teens, but it truly is worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a lovely day in Valletta. The highlight of the day was a visit to St. John's cathedral. It's one of the most beautiful places I have seen. The painting and artwork was so lovely. If you are an oap then you get in for less. We spent only about an hour there but could have spent all day.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On our way to Valletta (our second visit) we were impressed with the Cathedral we saw across from the bus. A local heard our conversation and offered to take us there. By the way I need to state that we came across so many polite and very friendly Maltese people through the 7 night stay on the island. He was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited Valletta in February and this was one of the places were really wanted to see. We were not disappointed. Everyone gasps when they enter for the first time. The Cathedral just hits you in the eye with the gold coloured wall carvings and the magnificent painted barrel vault ceiling. There are also 8 side chapels... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You must visit st johns when in Malta. The small admission chrge of 10 euros (7.5 euros for seniors) is well worth it. All the walls are hand carved limestone covered with gold leaf. so beautiful!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well organised with audio available at entrance. Sharp contrast between simple external facade and richly decorated interior. For reasons explained in the audio. There's lots to see with the various chapels the sides and all worth it. Plus of course the two famous paintings which are in a separate room so care not to miss them. Overall strongly recommend even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A must-see for all tourists visiting Malta, particularly when visiting Valletta, the capital. St. John's Co-Cathedral offers art, architecture and marbles artefacts. The Co-Cathedrall is a museum in itself. Each altar represents the Langues of the Order of St John. Don't miss to view the Sacrament chapel with its silver gate that was covered during the French occupation in 1798.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This spectacular cathedral in the capital of Malta was built by the famous Knights of Malta and is a gorgeous collection of religious icons and the other typical ornate church features of the time. Audio guides are available to help appreciate the history of this beautiful building. The surrounding areas of the old city on the hill. overlooking the harbor... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a place - its like a history of baroque art and knights of St John together. A must see in Valletta.

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Highly decorated and over the top. Hard to see any connection to Christianity. Interesting inlaid marble tombs.

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