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Address: Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 2010 0560
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Malta Highlights in a Day
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Beautiful Walled City

Really pleased we got to see this place. We first took a horse drawn carriage through the Silent City and then through Rabat, which was really interesting. But it wasn't enough so... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really pleased we got to see this place. We first took a horse drawn carriage through the Silent City and then through Rabat, which was really interesting. But it wasn't enough so we walked through Mdina to enjoy the small narrow streets and old buildings, churches and attractions, not to mention the fantastic little eateries. Truly a stunning romantic stroll... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Maybe 30 minutes from Valetta is the beautiful mountain top fortress city of Mdina with its classic narrow winding streets and ancient architecture. Lots of interesting little spots, churches, and cafes but mostly the great views out over the island. People actually still live in this fascinating little city so it is an interesting combination of old and new. The... More 

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Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What can i say about Mdina.......you think you travel back in time while strolling around the old city!!!!Words are not enough.....don't miss out!!!!!!!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Skip the horse carriage ride as it is overpriced (35 euros) and lacks information. The city itself is very clean and walkable. Small, so it can be visited in about 2 hours. Several shops for souvenirs can be found throughout the city. Nice park outside the main gate for the kids. Public restrooms also located just outside the main gate.

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Espoo, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They call this Old Capital as a Silent City of Malta. It is recently renovated and absolutely fabulous place to visit.

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Vorselaar, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice old city to visit. But I feel more can be done in order to stimulate tourists to know more on local history. I was missing some general information signs.

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Varna, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mdina looks majestic and great afar off when you approach it! It is so beautiful when you enter the Old City too. Stroll along the straight narrow streets and don't just follow the crowds and the organized touring groups. Spend some time in the St Paul's Cathedral (or also known as the Metropolitan Cathedral) and the Cathedral Museum - the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere, quite small so even with small feet (our children are aged 4,7&8) it's doable in less than 2 hours at a leisurely pace The only thing I would say is even though it's "sold" as the quiet city there are cars around and which tend to speed in the narrow alleys which was regrettable

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes, Mdina is a tourist trap, but it's worth it. It's charming, it's laid back, it's lovely just to wander the narrow streets and admire the architecture. There are lots of eating and drinking places to refuel and enough museums to satisfy all culture vultures. Okay, there are lots of souvenir shops too, but you don't have to ... We... More 

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Yoxall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visiting the old capital is a must for everyone. Well restored and full of History. I would recommend going on the Knights of Malta tour as well to help understand the history. Restaurants and gift shops as well although the restaurants are a little pricey.

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