Mdina Attractions & places to see. Located in Mdina, Malta

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Mdina Attractions. Located in Mdina, Malta

 

Mdina Main Gate

The main entrance to the old fortified city of Medina from it's newer suburb Rabat.  The entrance is located very near to Rabat's bus station

More information and photographs of Mdina Main Gate

 

Archbishop's Palace - Mdina

original built in the 14th century and rebuilt in 1722. Located to the right side of the Cathedral and behind the Cathedral Museum

 

Courts of Justice; Corte Capitanale - Mdina

 

Banca Giuratale - Mdina

 

Bastion Square - Mdina

From the high vantage point of the fortified ramparts, panoramic magnificent views of Malta can be seen. Straight in front is the hill at Mtarfa  where the Ottoman turks encamped during there bitter and fierce but unsuccessful attack on Mdina in 1522. To the right can be seen the great cupola dome of Mosta's church, the 3rd largest dome in the World.

 

Carmelite Church - Mdina

When the french intended to steal the churches treasure was the trigger to the uprising against the French occupation. in 1798. The church was built from 1630 - 90

 

Cathedral Museum

One of the best religious museums in Europe, housing a beautiful collection of sacred art, famous paintings old coins, woodcarvings Roman antiquities and lots more. Located to the right side of the Cathedral and in front of the Archbishop's Palace

 

Casa Inguanez - Mdina

The palace of the oldest noble family of Malta. Originally built in 1370, but several changes have been made since. Located at the start of Villegaigon Street, Mdina, Malta

 

Chapel of St Agatha - Mdina

Built in 1417 and redesigned in 1694. St Agatha is one of Mdina's 3 patron saints. Straight forward after entering the Main Gate

 

Chapel of St Nicholas - Mdina

 

Chapel of St Roque - Mdina

 

Fontanella - Mdina

A restaurant  and coffee shop with fabulous views from the open air roof top  tables set on fortified Mdina's ramparts

 

Herald's Loggia - Mdina

This is where the town crier announced the "bandi" new laws, warrants of arrest etc. The "bandi" are important sources of information about life in Malta, and are kept in the Cathedral museum.

Howard Gardens - Mdina

 

Magazine Street and Greek's Gate - Mdina

 

Mdina Dungeons - Mdina

A gruesome visit to the old dungeons where scenes of torture and imprisonment are depicted by life size figures in period costume. Located just inside Mdina's Main Gate.

Location:

St Publius Square, Mdina, Malta - On the right just inside Mdina Main Gate

 

Mdina Experience

Audio Visual spectacular of 3000 years of Malta's history lasting 25 minutes.

Location:

7 Mesquita Square, Mdina, Malta

 

Medieval Times Experience

A medieval walk through experience through 15 scenes enhanced by the use of electronic wizardry, in light, sound and smell. The exibition is situated in a beautiful baroque palace, the Palazzo Costanzo built in the 17th century

Location:

Palazzo Costanzo, Villegaignon Street, Mdina, Malta

 

Mesquita Square Mdina Experience - Mdina

 

Museum of Natural History - Palazzo Vilhena - Mdina

Originally the Palazzo Giurratale . After the 1693 earthquake it was reconstructed in a fabulous baroque style for the Grandmaster Vilhena. When rebuilt the palace was enlarged and Mdina's main gate had to be moved a few metres. See  Mdina Main Gate

 

Norman House; Palazzo Falzon - Mdina

 

Nunnery and Chapel of St Benedict (St Peter) - Mdina

 

Palazzo Santa Sophia - Mdina

The best preserved medieval building in Mdina, dating back to 1495. Located at the far end of Villegaigon Street, near Bastion Square, Mdina, Malta

 

Palazzo Gatto Murina - Mdina

 

Signal Tower of the Standard; Torre dello Standardo - Mdina

 

St Paul's Cathedral - Mdina

Said to be the spot where St. Paul converted Publius, the Roman Governor to christianity. The original church has undergone several enlargements and redesigned after the 1693 earthquake. Consecrated as a Cathedral in 1702.

 

St Paul's Cathedral - Interior - Mdina

 

Xera Palace - Mdina