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Address: St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: +356 2122 0536
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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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If you only see one tourist site in Valletta, go here. A visual feast. The audio comes free with your entry, guides you around at your own pace and is very informative. Don't miss... read more

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you only see one tourist site in Valletta, go here. A visual feast. The audio comes free with your entry, guides you around at your own pace and is very informative. Don't miss the two Caravaggio paintings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

..........was a great way to start the day! I'm not a fan of "pay to pray" situations and €10 each seems steep. So we came to Mass in the morning which, although in Maltese, follows the same pattern as the world over. An amazing space, and amazing experience, and the priest blessed my rosary to boot!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Never knew about a Co-Cathedral until visiting here. I was in a tour group, so I got the interesting history of this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous!!! Don't forget to see the tapestries and beautifully scribed and illustrated holy books upstairs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The audio guide takes you through the development of the Cathedral and explains the artwork and decoration really well. There are internationally famous paintings in the side chapel which you must not miss in your hurry to the next tourist attraction - this place needs time - there's a very special collection of illuminated early music manuscripts in the museum... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sneaked a look through front door until thrown out by an officious woman....told to go round to the side door. Ten euros per person entry fee ....extortionate. I do not pay to see God's house!

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visiting St John's Co-Cathedral is an absolute must whilst in Valletta or on Malta. We have visited many churches and cathedrals whilst on our travels but St John's just topped them all with it's wonder and beauty leaving us amazed !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to mass only to find myself distracted by the beauty of this cathedral. It is a masterpiece and gives you an inkling to the rich and long history of Malta - this is just one example of the amazingly rich and diverse history of Malta

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Apparently it's a co-cathedral because the bishop here is also based at the cathedral in Mdina. This is a beautifully ornate structure with golden decorations shimmering everywhere from the sunlight streaming in. There are lots of side chapels to explore as well, and an oratory with two large Caravaggio canvases - he was apparently expelled from the order inside this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our time here and would recommend a visit to this famous landmark here in Malta. Very atmospheric and quite moving.

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