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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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Alas, we never got in, since they close this place at noon on Saturdays. Good grief! They need to realize they are not only a place of worship but also a place of great architectural and artistic history. I have visited cathedrals all over Europe,...More
If you're only slightly interested in history and culture then this is the only place that you need to visit and pay for in Valletta. €10 gets you in and includes an audio guide (all major languages) and I found the guide to be of...More
We visited in November of 2017 during our honeymoon cruise. The building doesn’t look like much from the outside but step inside and your jaws will drop. This is the most gilded cathedral I have ever stepped foot in. Even more so than St. Peter’s...More
The cathdrale is in the heart of Valletta. Admission 10 euro with audio guide. It’s a magnificat place with gilded marble sculptures and oil paointing on marble or granite. The place takes about 2 hours.
Entering the cathedral you are awe, there is so much fine work that has gone into the cathedral you could spend all day in there and not see everything. Make sure you have the audio tour to get the bast from the tour. Look up...More
St John's cathedral in Valletta is full of history, the church look's very plain from the outside but inside it's decorated in the baroque style ( a bit over the top for me ) but it looks so impressive, there's also a painting " The...More
try to get to St John's early to miss the lenghty queues that build up later.
The building is probably the most richly decorated church which I have seen: successive Grand masters, knight sand their 'langues' seemingly jostled to add something more sumptuous that their...More
MMuscat, Public Relations Manager at St. John's Co-Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago
Dear Greg, thank you for visiting and we are glad you had a pleasant experience! We took note of your comment about the audio guide and we welcome you to visit again once our new museum will be open in 2020!
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!