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Mdina Old City, Mdina

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Must see · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
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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  • Walking in the streets of Mdina is like travelling back in time, the architecture, the atmosphere is so well preserved that you are completely submerged in it. Definitely loved it. You can even hire.....  more »
  • I visited an old palace...can't remember the name...had a chastity belt in metal from the dark gaoled days not so long ago in terms of dinosauars. The place itself is rather fine if you forget the...  more »
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