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Carmelite Priory Mdina

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gorgeous little priory

I actually preferred this to the cathedral. I fell upon it while passing and took some time to... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
mollyham4
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Beautiful decoration of the church for the festa

Lovely church and interesting priory rooms to look at. The church has been decorated for festa week... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
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The Carmelite friars resident at the historical Priory in Mdina invite you to experience both the spiritual and the daily way of life in this spectacular 17th century priory. The Carmelite Priory offers the unique opportunity of visiting various...more
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Villegaignon Street | Kunvent tal-Karmnu, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1190, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located on one of the main streets is the Carmelite Priory. It is easy to miss, but if you see it, it is free to enter this charming Priory.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I escaped from ladies browsing in the gift shop opposite which itself was a seminary (Note religious scripts over doorways inside) The Carmelite church was lovely especially the oval painted ceiling. I did not realise that the Priory itself could also be visited.

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

I actually preferred this to the cathedral. I fell upon it while passing and took some time to chill and refocus. Lovely little building.

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Lovely church and interesting priory rooms to look at. The church has been decorated for festa week and is more decorative than usual. Interesting features such as a silver altar front . Napoleon tried to take this piece back to France , when he invaded...More

Thank marion c
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Like Italy, Malta is full of churches. This is a small one in the hill town of Mdina and quite lovely. As Mdina is small its easy to find.

Thank aussieskiman
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A tranquil, beautiful church with all the grandeur of a much bigger location. Free to enter and just a short walk from the main cathedral. Serene and peaceful, definitely worth a visit.

Thank anezreltub
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The Carmelite Priory is a beautiful church in Mdina that is stunning and free. This is a must visit when in the town and as it only take a matter of minutes to see this Church and is a fantastic budget alternative to the Metropolitan...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

The Priory has impressive artistic value. The highlight is the Refectory where friars gather for communal meals. It is an illustration of total Baroque art, where paintings, sculpture and architecture come together. A courtyard gives natural light to the surrounding cloisters that connect the Priory...More

Thank Milena M
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Carmelite Priory Mdina is a great example of beautiful sacred architecture. If it were not for the fact that I had already seen dozens of such objects in Malta, I would be delighted. They are often as beautiful as this one

Thank T0urist7
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The Cathedral charge 5 euro, which I think is a bit steep, maybe 2 euro and ask for donation, but this place is exquisite, we spent nearly an hour in here as the ambience is so serene, it is a gem of a place and...More

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Response from cherriesfan_9 | Reviewed this property |
hi there is a very good bus service that does not need you to make a transfer. Sorry i cannot remember the bus number - (I think that it is the X3) but it does run every 30 minutes in peak times via Mosta ( well worth seeing... More
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