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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. To visit Mdina Old City and get the most from your holiday in Mdina, create itinerary details personal to you using our Mdina vacation builder website .
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  • Well worth a visit. We used public transport €2 return from anywhere on the island. We visited the dungeons great to keep kids cool. Lovely walk around  more »
  • A must!, In the middle of Malta. We did wonder where the inhabitants were though, since there were only (but a few) tourists on the streets. Really worth the trip. Buy bus not so far from Valletta.  more »
  • Very atmospheric place but you should park outside. Amazing cake shop/cafe with great fresh cream gateaux.  more »

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