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Mdina Old City, Mdina

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For a quiet stroll through the medieval streets and impressive views of the island, head to Mdina Old City. The old capital of Malta, this town of 300 residents is surrounded by historic walls and coined the "Silent City" due to the prohibition of cars in the area. Its narrow streets support to an array of buildings that feature Norman Baroque architecture, including the palaces of Maltese noble families. Be sure to visit the imposing Cathedral of the Conversion of St. Paul and explore its square. Rest your legs and chat with the locals at one of the town's cafes or restaurants, many of which serve local fare. Make Mdina Old City a part of your Mdina vacation plans using our Mdina itinerary maker.
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  • Every time we stay in Malta we visit Mdina.. Originally there were no cars allowed in the town hence its nickname "The Silent City". Today there are a few cars allowed within the walls but it is still...  more »
  • we stopped of here on the Hop on bus. There are some nice little shops and cafes all in a peaceful setting. There is also a stunning view from one point. It is free to enter the little city and its a ...  more »
  • Mdina is nicknamed silent city and it is true, because even though there are hundreds of people everyday, you don't hear any noise. The city is a museum in itself and once you go, you are taken back i...  more »