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Address: St. John Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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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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Caravaggio's painting even more stunning than the nave of the cathedral. Chapel for the Germany langue was my favourite.

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Harpenden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Caravaggio's painting even more stunning than the nave of the cathedral. Chapel for the Germany langue was my favourite.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The experience and stories held by the cathedral told through the audio guide enthralled all the family. Never seen a cathedral with such rich decoration and fascinating sections.

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent Cathedral in the center of the capital Valletta. Unique cathedral very well kept both cathedral and museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have seen many cathedrals before, but this one was truly incredible and unique. Also, check out the fascinating church museum next store. Definitely worth the 5 euro price for both visits.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This cathedral is like nothing I had ever seen before. Just amazing. Audio tour very informative. Good value too.

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Forney, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The outside of St. John's is almost plain but when you walk inside, it is almost too much to describe. The walls are intricately carved stone, pictures of the life of John the Baptist are on the ceiling. There are 9 chapels dedicated to various saints. The marble floor of this cathedral contains tombs of over 400 knights buried beneath... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unique and spectacular- better than anything in the Vatican- breathtaking in its opulence. A place of worship and reverence I was shocked to see some tourist wearing really skimpy clothing honestly beachwear and then they were very surprised when they were advised they had to leave that they couldn't stay in the church half dressed. A wonderful place to visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

St John's Cathedral is the most beautiful cathedral I have ever visited its magnificent overwhelming stunning I could go on and on,its a must for all visitors to Valletta, There is a cost of 10 euro's per person to enter with a reduction for seniors 7.50 euro's but well worth it, to see the beauty and splendour, allow an hour... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In my opinion this cathedral is the world's best art museum. This cathedral dates back through the sixteen century. Valletta is a small city and it is the capital of the republic of Malta.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were almost overwhelmed by the rich decoration in the Valletta cathedral of St John: from floor tiling to ceilings and side chapels to the huge altar it is a baroque masterpiece. In a side chapel, the two paintings of St Jerome and the beheading of John the Baptist by Caravaggio are well displayed but the room is a little... More 

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