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Best of Mdina Guide

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Graceful Mdina, the stately town known as the Silent City, holds court from the southwest corner of the captivating island of Malta. The commanding medieval Old City perches on its rocky promontory, its fortified bastions looming above the azure waters of the Mediterranean. This enchanting Maltese city offers a warren of narrow streets, populated by churches, palaces and gracious houses, punctuated by large squares and delightfully free of cars in its UNESCO-designated ancient quarters.

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Mdina Old City
Mdina Old City
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas; Historic Sites
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Mdina Cathedral
Mdina Cathedral
Attraction type: Religious Sites
Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum
Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum
Owner description: An extraordinary collection of art and antiques (including paintings, furniture, silver, armour, jewellery, coins, etc.) displayed in one of the oldest buildings in Malta. The... more Owner description: An extraordinary collection of art and antiques (including paintings, furniture, silver, armour, jewellery, coins, etc.) displayed in one of the oldest buildings in Malta. The Collection was put together by the Palazzo’s most recent owner and resident, Captain Olof Frederick Gollcher who was an artist, philanthropist and avid collector. Opening times: Tue to Sun 10am-5pm (last visit 4pm). Facilities include audio guide, panoramic view rooftop cafe, gift shop, special needs toilet. less
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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St. Paul's Cathedral Museum
St. Paul's Cathedral Museum
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Mdina Dungeons
Mdina Dungeons
Attraction type: Historic Sites

All places to eat » Places to eat

Medina Restaurant
Medina Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 22 Restaurants in Mdina
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Fontanella Tea Garden
Fontanella Tea Garden
Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Mdina
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Bacchus Restaurant
Bacchus Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 22 Restaurants in Mdina
Price: US$1 - US$40
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Don Mesquita
Don Mesquita
Ranked #4 of 22 Restaurants in Mdina
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: After-hours, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
de Mondion Restaurant
de Mondion Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 22 Restaurants in Mdina
Price: US$64 - US$153
Cuisines: Mediterranean, French
Good for: View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Dolmen Resort Hotel
4.0 of 5
Dolmen Resort Hotel
US$42 - US$415 (€38 - €372)
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in St. Paul's Bay
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Dolmen Resort Hotel
4.0 of 5
Dolmen Resort Hotel
US$42 - US$415 (€38 - €372)
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in St. Paul's Bay
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Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa
5.0 of 5
Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa
US$83 - US$222
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in San Anton
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Valley View Villa Retreat
Valley View Villa Retreat
US$45 - US$45
Ranked #1 of 1 Mdina B&B and Inns
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands
5.0 of 5
Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands
US$105 - US$275 (€94 - €247)
Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in Mellieha
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The Palace
5.0 of 5
The Palace
US$90 - US$222
Ranked #1 of 29 Hotels in Sliema
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
5.0 of 5
The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
US$145 - US$401
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Mdina
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Grand Hotel
4.0 of 5
Grand Hotel
US$50 - US$248 ()
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Mgarr
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Park Lane Aparthotel
4.0 of 5
Park Lane Aparthotel
US$49 - US$149 (€44 - €134)
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Qawra
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