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Built between 1573 and 1577, this cathedral contains two masterpieces by Caravaggio. St John’s Co-Cathedral is a gem of Baroque art and architecture. It was built as the conventual church for the Knights of St John. This church is till this very day...more
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This may be the world’s most beautiful church, as our local guide claimed. Don’t be put off by the plain exterior. Inside is dazzling — filled with gold decoration in chapels of orders competing to produce the most spectacular. The patterned marble floors and ceiling...More
Do not be put off by the plain looking outside of the building. Go in and look. You will be amazed. Well I was. The architecture and the decor
Found some very old resus Anne parts on a wall out the back very macarb....More
Was stopping in Valletta but visited as part of a guided tour
An audio guide may have been better, in a large group it was easy to lose contact with our guide
€10 to enter and well worth the price of admission
Respectful dress is...More
Beautifully decorated Baroque cathedral which greatly contrasts with its unassuming exterior facade. I would recommend getting the free audioguide around the church. The highlight of my visit was seeing two of Carravagio’s paintings including the beheading of St. John. A must visit!
This is the Valletta gem. Although the 12 euro entrance fee to a cathedral may seem steep, this includes a very good audio guide and one of the best churches I have ever been to - full of history and beauty. In my view the...More
We had to queue for a little while but it was well worth it to be able to enjoy this beautiful place. It’s filled with gold, silver and beautiful paintings in the ceiling. We came specifically to see the Caravaggio and was very happy to...More
Valletta is not an easy place to get around if you have a disability . So you need to choose on a short trip which ones to see. St. Johns is a must it will leave to speechless so much gold and so much to...More
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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
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 ships are in look on Valletta Cruise Schedule because when they are docked St John's Cathedral could get very crowded and other sites.