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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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  • Historic place with elegant buildings, very peaceful place. Ideal for family walks and relaxing dinners. 
  • Visit the old town of Medina is definitely one of the best experiences you can live in Malta. An enchanted place where time seems to stand still. Deafening silence. Shiny and clean streets and alleys in a romantic atmosphere surrounded by warm color and yellowish del tufo. Beautiful Cathedral, interestingly enough the Museum proper, the combined ticket of € 5. Possibility of a beautiful ride in a wheelchair at a low cost. Back then the evening is even more spectacular; expertly lit and even more lonely and quiet. The city centre is well worth a stroll outside the walls (just in front).
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  • Great place. The best thing you could do - visit this place in the morning, before all the tourist come - it's much more amazing to quietly walk around when you're all around there. The panorama is br...  more »