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Mdina Cathedral, Mdina, Island of Malta

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Mdina in the middle of the island of Malta was long the capital of the island until the Knights of St John of Jerusalem established Valletta as its headquarters on the island. However, the rules of the catholic church said there could only be one cathedral on the island, a cathedral being ... Read review

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The ancient heart of Christianity in Malta Review with images

AdvantagesBeautiful architecture, interesting paintings, fascinating tombs

DisadvantagesNone really

"Mdina in the middle of the island of Malta was long the capital of the island until the Knights of St John of Jerusalem established Valletta as its headquarters on the island. However, the rules of the catholic church said there could only be one cathedral on the island, a cathedral being distinguished by having a throne (Latin ‘cathedra’), and Mdina already had the cathedral. The result is that in Valletta there is a co-cathedral, ie a cathedral ..." Read review
05.07.2007

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