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St. John's Co-Cathedral

St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 0536
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Built between 1573 and 1577, this cathedral contains two masterpieces by Caravaggio.
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St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 2122 0536
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing place. Really beautifully presented and with a couple of Caravaggio paintings thrown in. A must to visit, but seems to get crowded. Don’t bother if there are cruise ships in town.

Thank handr40
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful church with lots of history and paintings and sculptures. Felt a bit uneasy reading some of the history due to the war between Christianity and Islam. Being Indian I am partial but you still get the odd looks. Beyond that it was defiantly worth...More

Thank ran b
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Reviewed yesterday

Great interior. Every inch guided and painted. Fantastic floor of old knights tombstones. Wonderful Caravaggio. Really special, full on flaunting of a great period in Malta's history

Thank simon p
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have visited many lovely churches throughout Europe but the Co-Cathedral is definitely the most opulent and at the same time beautiful. The history about the church & the order of Knights of St. John’s is interesting. The audio guide provided with admission was excellent....More

Thank Bev060
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cool stuff. Extreme opulance. Attention to detail. Gives even a non believer chills upon entering. Worth it to put eyes on an iconic carvaggio and then learn the history of the church in relation to the islands history. Very cool. Make sure youre covered if...More

Thank Dave G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went with a group from our hotel, very busy place. What a stunning interior compared to the plain outside, pure opulence. Found the place absolutely stunning. Took your breath away.

Thank iancornish144
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must in Valetta, both for the baroque and opulent interior of the church, as for the masterpiece by Caravaggio. Try to get a bit deeper into the Knights history by visiting the Grandmaster's palace and St Elmo fort, because the grandmaster whose...More

Thank RickKessel_Lo
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful cathedral. The most part of the floor contains knits graves covered with their emblems plates, which makes very impressive view.

Thank Ognyan L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bit of a queue to get in but was well worth the wait as it is an amazing place. Audio gadget was easy to use and very informative. the only problem at times was the guided tours blocking space and entry in to the rooms...More

Thank adyval
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I just love to visit this Cathedral and view the opulence and beauty always worth a visit and the audio tour is extremely informative

Thank DebraNAndrews
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Marivilly
8 May 2018|
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Response from Boozemobil S | Reviewed this property |
Well I was there in Sept/October last year and it was quite warm T-shirt and shorts weather so check the long range forecasts and you should be ok.
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OJ1982
16 February 2018|
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Response from robbiemactours | Reviewed this property |
Allow at least two hours to do both. There is a lot worth taking the time for!
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Jan E
24 September 2017|
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Response from Goldenwords | Reviewed this property |
No it's not far to walk around as long as its not too hot. Get a good map and chart out your route. Go the the Battlements first and then you will get an idea of where everything else is. Try and find out when the cruise... More
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