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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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  • A visit is a must if you are on holiday in Malta. Even if you have not much time, just stroll through the many winding streets and at the end enjoy the great views over the island.
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  • If you are visiting Malta, you just must visit Mdina. Absolutely beautiful, ancient and aristocratic. Place like from fairy tale. Narrow streets and rolling carriages create an impression as if the ci...  more »
  • Beautiful city & so historic & kept so clean ❤️recommend a visit when on Malta ❤️we spent a lovely afternoon there wonderful  more »
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