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Souvenir Shop
“The remains of a wealthy Roman household, the ruins of Domvs Romana were accidentally discovered in 1881. Although very little still stands of the original house, some of its incredible mosaic floors are still intact. Beauty buffs will enjoy the selection of archaeological artefacts, including a collection of Roman-era glass perfume bottles and ornate hairpins, which can be viewed in the adjoining museum. ”
6 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Mdina Dungeons are located beneath the Magisterial Vilhena Palace just inside the main entrance gate to Mdina, at the first turning on the right. Here in these series of secret underground passageways, chambers and cells a number of events, and the often mysterious circumstances surrounding them, have been recreated to portray events from the dark side of Maltese history. From Roman times to the Arabs, the Knights and even Napoleon, you will find episodes and characters from the ancient past portrayed in startling realism, revealing stories sometimes too dramatic to be believed.”
6 locals recommend
History Museum
“Totally old School. If you want fancy displays, interactivity, this is not the place for you. Whilst a bit dry and dusty in places, the museum is a truly educational break. Special mention goes to the top floor, showing the wealth of bird life you could expect to see on Malta. ”
6 locals recommend
Museum
“A traditional Palazzo with a long history. There's an audio guide which will give you details of all the collectables and artwork which can be found here. Recommended for history and culture-lovers.”
5 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“View the Mdina experience to gain insight about the History of Malta and Mdina”
2 locals recommend
Museum
“here you will find some old treasures which define our religion and cultures”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
1 local recommends
Church
“The Carmelite Priory is a cultural centre promoting artistic, literary and cultural activities aiming at helping visitors to come to contact with God through the experience of what is beautiful. ”
2 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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Cafe
“If Mdina is on your to-do list for your trip to Malta you have to stop by to see Paul at Bar One in the heart of Malta's old capital.”
1 local recommends
Wine Bar
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“This wine bar is really great. One can enjoy stunning views of half the island as it is situated on one of the highest points in Malta. During weekends, one can enjoy a nice bottle of wine, maybe having a Maltese platter to nibble something while drinking and watching the fireworks display that will be going on around Malta. The staff are really friendly and are willing to go out of their way to assist you in anything you might require.”
1 local recommends
Night Club