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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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  • Mdina is so beautiful. It is magical and a visit at night is a must. There is a lot to see the cathedral and its museum and the magnificent panorama.  more »
  • Mdina is such a lovely quaint old walled city, the place that used to be Malta's capital. It is a walled city with great views. It is fascinating wandering through the many narrow streets. It is...  more »
  • When visiting Malta one cannot miss a Beautiful walk around the amazing alleys of Mdina the silent medieval city... breathtaking views of the island while sipping a cup of tea in one of the local...  more »
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