A to Z of Cathedrals – V is for Valletta in Malta

“Valletta equals in its noble architecture, if it does not excel, any capital in Europe. The city is one of the most beautiful, for its architecture and the splendour of its streets that I know: something between Venice and Cadiz.”  Benjamin Disraeli

After walking around the city and the Grand Harbour it was time to visit a church and although Kim wasn’t too keen, on account of the fact that the exterior was dull and uninteresting, we bought tickets to visit the Cathedral of St John and even Kim was pleased that we did because inside was a complete contrast with an opulent Baroque interior and a floor of headstones each commemorating one of the Knights of St John.

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5 responses to “A to Z of Cathedrals – V is for Valletta in Malta

  1. Ah now then – Valetta cathedral. We stayed a night in Valetta on the way back from Gozo – the apartment we rented was right by the cathedral, with our windows on the same level as the bells. I probably don’t need to tell you the rest….


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