St Johns Co CathedralCurrently Closed
- Address: St John’s Co-Cathedral, St. John Street,Valletta,V LT 1156,Malta
- Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
- Phone: 356-21220536
- Ticket Price: 6 EUR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral
This stunning building in Malta has been showered with great praise from architecture enthusiasts all over the world. It is considered to be one of the most impressive illustrations of Baroque architecture. Such high praise certainly ensures that it is a tourist destination par excellence and undoubtedly a must-visit. It has a rich and interesting history and is still a very important place of worship. The imposing building stands as a symbol of Malta in many ways.
While the exteriors are remarkable so are the interiors. Well preserved and ornately furnished, the interiors of the cathedral are a real sight to be beheld. The dark and lovely carpets, walls decorated in gold and scarlet and the intricate architecture come together to make the church an absolute must visit in Malta. If you only have time to see one thing in Malta make it the St. John’s Co- Cathedral.
- Adults - 6 euros, Seniors - 4.60 euros, Students- 3.50 euros, Children under 12- free entrance.
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95% of people who visit Valletta include St Johns Co Cathedral in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
68.2% of people start their St Johns Co Cathedral visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see St Johns Co Cathedral
78.39% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St Johns Co Cathedral
This church is a must see in Malta. If you love history or you have heard about the Knights of Malta this church is the best place to learn new things. You can visit it in a half an hour if you are in a hurry, bu I recommend to save an half a day for this church is yo want to realy visit and understand all it's exhibits.
The architecture of this cathedral (Baroque) is not to my taste! It was extremely busy with visitors and difficult to see much of the artwork. The Oratory with paintings by Caravaggio was worth a visit but again was busy. I am sure the Cathedral is much used by Maltese people for worship but is very much a museum. Staff were very helpful.
Amazing - worth the visit! I didn’t have much time in Malta but this definitely was a must. Intricate and interesting history at the intersect of many European cultures and nations! Truly magnificent and worth the visit. Caravaggio painting was also reccomended by a local and did not disappoint!
The design/the inside of this place is so magnificent. It costs €10 for adults (under 12s go free) and you're given an audio guide to help with every part of the cathedral. Women have to dress modestly if in shorts/showing shoulders etc as it is a religious place but other factors come into this. The cathedral is hot so plenty of fans inside and so much to explore; I personally loved the balcony the most.
Entering this magnificent building is humbling to say the least. To see the paintings and murals of the cathedral is well worth the entrance fee. Just respect the dress code and safety protocols, they apply to all. The audio narrative really explains the history, and the art of the cathedral.