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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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St Johns is stunning and worth a visit. I don’t think I’ve seen so much gold in a church.
It’s a nice thing to do during the high temperature times of the day. If you don’t listen to audio, you can see it all in...More
Beautiful cathedral.lots of history of the knights.magnificent paintings.also caravagio famous one of john the baptist.guided tour through with a little hand held device x well worth a visit
Very beautiful x
One of the most memorable historical places we visited during our 9 day stay in Malta. They give you and audio guide which is necessary to understand the volume of history the place combines. Beautiful interiors, even if you are not a fan of the...More
When going to Rome visit the Vatican but when coming to Malta make sure you head to this stunning beauty. This place depicts the grandeur of the Knights of St John with the art, sculpture and fine masonry. The beheading of St John by Caravaggio...More
Its very refreshing and cool in here so its worth going just to get away from the heat. But its not the only reason to go. Its a bejeweled grotto of gold and religious pictures and well worth a detour.
Remember walking into St. John’s Co-Cathedral and just stopping dead, pretty sure my mouth was open. There was so much gold, marble, carvings and paintings, from ceiling to floor, there is virtually no space unadorned. It was all a bit of a surprise as we...More
Yes if they are “nice” shorts like you would wear on a golf course. Any ladies with short shorts or halter tops were made to wear a paper cover up. My husband wore a polo shirt and golf shorts and there were many men dressed... More
Yes if they are “nice” shorts like you would wear on a golf course. Any ladies with short shorts or halter tops were made to wear a paper cover up. My husband wore a polo shirt and golf shorts and there were many men dressed similarly. Enjoy!