Mdina, Malta’s Silent City

Mdina Maltas Silent City

Mdina is a fortified medieval town, located on a large hill in the centre of Malta. The town was the old capital of Malta, and with its narrow streets, few inhabitants and beautiful views over the Island. Mdina is referred to as the “Silent City” by Maltese and visitors alike – no cars have permission to enter Mdina and the town provides a relaxing atmosphere among the visitors walking its narrow streets.

Natural History Museum: The Museum has an impressive collection with the reference collection holding over 10,000 rocks and minerals, over 3,500 birds, birds’ eggs and nests, 200 mammals, over 200 fish species, thousands of local and exotic shells and insects.

Carmelite Church and Priory: This 17th century building offers visitors an opportunity to visit the spiritual way of life of the friars. The church and priory both have impressive works of art and are accompanied by a museum, gift shop and a cafeteria.

Palazzo Falzon: A well preserved medieval building which dates back to 1495. It holds an incredible collection of antiques.

St. Paul’s Cathedral: This majestic Cathedral is located in the heart of Mdina, on the site where St. Paul converted Publius to Christianity. It is an artistic gem from the 17th century.

Amazing views of Mdina can be seen from our wide range of apartments to let.

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