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The Knights Hospitallers, Valletta
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Visit the lower ward of the hospital established and run by The Knights Hospitallers, where patients slept three to a bed. Take a guided tour to learn about the hospital, the medical procedures performed there, and how it was organized. The detailed exhibits depict how life was for the sick and wounded. Displays also explain the origins of this order of knights and how the construction of the hospital gave birth to the concept of modern-day nursing and health care. The museum is underground and involves descending steps, which may be difficult for those with mobility problems. By using our Valletta holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to The Knights Hospitallers and other attractions in Valletta.
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  • The Knights are ubiquitous in Malta, but this is the best place to learn about its history, even better than the Palace of the masters. Jobs to choose 3 visits of monuments in Valletta would choose, the archaeological and the Co-Cathedral of St. John.
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  • What a fascinating voyage of discovery through the corridors of probably the worlds first properly administered hospital built by the Knights of St. John of the Cross Hospitallers. You can find out ho...  more »
  • The Museum shows how were treated patients at the time of major epidemics and wars, stunning the whole history of the site. The staff is super friendly and explained everything in detail.
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  • Lots of sick people got better at this hospital over many years. Miniature displays of sick people being treated. Cool horse statue.
  • A true jewel of maltese history and architecture!
  • Really interesting to visit the warren of caves underneath and see how this ancient hospital worked!
  • Worth a visit
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  • Well worth a visit. Describes how Johanitter Order work in exhibitions.
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