10 Euros entry but includes audio-guide. Gilded splendour. Plus Carrvaggio's masterpieces. Balcony accessible.
About St. John's Co-Cathedral
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Well worth the price of admission. The admission includes a handheld device, which provides information at various stations. Be prepared to spend at least a few ours inside. The interior of the cathedral is beautiful. Don't miss the Oratory, which has some Caravaggio paintings. Photography...More
Exit was open with sign pointing round corner, we walked completely round the building and then went in the exit, only to be told the church service was finishing and it was closing. So we managed a quick look at the beautiful interior. Gold ,...More
I'd highly recommend visiting the Cathedral to anyone travelling to Malta. It's a deceptively modest building on the outside - inside is absolutely stunning. The audio guide is comprehensive and provides a great education on the Cathedral and the island's history.
Beautiful cathedral in an overly exuberant Baroque style that may be unique to Malta. They pulled out all the stops.
Other reviews have described the amazing decoration, the useful audio guides, helpful staff, and the fact that you can take photos (without flash) so I'll just add that the best for us was both up and down. *Up*, because it's worth ascending the spiral staircase...More
A gilded palace to the richness of the order of St. John. Barrelled roof with painted ceiling. Extravagent sepulchres to the more prominent of the order. An audio guide is included in the entry fee. Toilets in the sacristy. Small gift shop.
The Cathedral can hardly be said to be grand and imposing from outside, in fact it is very plain, but once inside what a beautiful building it is. Murals cover the walls and ceiling with gold adornment everywhere. If visiting avoid Sundays as services run...More
Malta is atruly interesting island...a gem of history and temples and monuments. Most of all, the malteses are very gracious, lots of restaurants, museums and impressive citadelles, mdinas..etc. The Cathedral is breath taking, its richness, its beauty , its Caravaggio’s and its history. It deserves...More