Mdina Old City, Mdina
Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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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Fantastic place to visit, went here by bus from Valletta which was really easy using our bus card. We could take as long as we wanted to explore. There is an information office just inside the walls w... read more »
I visited mdina early one Saturday morning it was magical go early before all the tour parties arrive it was like going back in time we visited the dungeons which were worth a visit lovely cool alleyw... read more »
We arrived, Saturday moring mid-September, before the crowds to enjoy the small mostly empty streets. The main street from the entrance to the cathedral was crowded but the small streets where mostly ... read more »
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