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Mdina Old City

Pjazza San Publiju, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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“silent city” (781 reviews)
“narrow streets” (631 reviews)
“city walls” (191 reviews)
Pjazza San Publiju, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

In the centre of the island, the anicent city of Mdina sits at the top of a hill overlooking the town of Rabat; this incredible walled structure can be seen from miles around. Steeped in history, the incredible architecture has been beautifully retained; narrow streets,...More

Thank Tracey1Evans
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful city that is well worth the trip. We used a city site seeing bus from Valletta. There isn't much to actually do here but there's a few nice restaurants and it's a very unique city experience.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Splendid, Silent, Peaceful City on Mdina is a gem. The fortifications and buildings are very well restored. The cathedral is a must visit.

Thank Vince B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fascinating area of Malta..don't miss it.steeped in history and beauty....enjoy.the choice of shops and places to eat and drink

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We toured Mdina today and enjoyed seeing the elegant homes, the thick walls and the beautiful churches. It seemed like a maze at first but wasn't too difficult to get around in.

Thank Ellen4719
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful view of the narrow streets, which in a hot day protect the sun, surrounded by a solid defensive wall, really impressed. Much history, being in Malta can not be ignored. There should be a total ban on riding horse-drawn carriage too.

Thank Dariusz K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mdina was a very cool little city inside walls, the front entrance was even used in a scene from the TV series Game of Thrones. The city is super clean with a lot of history. Definitely worth a look.

Thank TimPoff
Reviewed 4 days ago

We got here by local bus from the port where we were on a cruise - a beautiful walk in a very clean and easy to walk city - wonderful views over Malta and lots of interesting shops and restaurents - not to be missed

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 days ago

A good place to spend half a day. Not worth wasting a whole day. Very historical. Quiet. You will need a tour guide if you want full historical facts or do your own research prior

Thank Pravin D P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited Mdina many times and still find hidden delights after 21 years! Glimpses of what lies behind the doors show what a rich and fascinating place this old capitol has been. Mdina has been used for numerous films, most recently Game of Thrones....More

Thank Vivien H
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Barbara G
28 August 2017|
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Response from Slavnist | Reviewed this property |
The easiest way is by local bus, you need to catch one to 'Rabat Interchange' which is right outside Mdina entrance.
Barbara G
28 August 2017|
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Response from Roger B | Reviewed this property |
The public transport is good. We used the €15 card with 12 single rides. Driving a car is more expensive and they drive terrible.
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19 July 2017|
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Response from Harminder S | Reviewed this property |
No need to worry, English is spoken everywhere and info is available in English most of the time. If you fancy a Horse & Cart through the city will cost about 50Euros and if you combine with tour to Rabat (very nice St Pauls... More