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St. John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta, Island of Malta

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St John’s co-cathedral in Valletta is found in the heart of the city, on Republic Street and Merchant Street. Work started on the church following the Great Siege of Malta in 1565, when the Knights of St John of Jerusalem held out and defeated the Ottoman Turks. The building was completed ... Read review

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AdvantagesUnique Caravaggio, amazing artwork, interesting tombs, tapestries

DisadvantagesCan get crowded

"St John’s co-cathedral in Valletta is found in the heart of the city, on Republic Street and Merchant Street. Work started on the church following the Great Siege of Malta in 1565, when the Knights of St John of Jerusalem held out and defeated the Ottoman Turks. The building was completed in 1577, and dedicated to St John the Baptist, the patron saint of the knights’ order. It is called a co-cathedral, since there was already a cathedral on the island ..." Read review
07.07.2007

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