St. John's Co-Cathedral

Top 1% of attractions in Malta
8 / 10

7 expert reviews

“The floor of this spectacular Baroque sanctuary is covered in memento mori. ”

– Atlas Obscura

Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"There are no words that can prepare you for the baroque interior of the St John's Co Cathedral in Malta." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"Functional in design but lavishly decorated, the Order of St. John's own church (1578) is Malta's most important treasure." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
"The Knights of Malta's main church, this extraordinary place of worship is up there with the most important Baroque buildings in Europe." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"St John's Co-Cathedral, Malta's most impressive church, was designed by the architect Gerolamo Cassar." Full review
Independent Independent
"The inside of the Roman Catholic church looks far more impressive. There are nine chapels, a series of tombs, a crypt, famous works of art including The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist."
It’s worth noting that a modest dress code must be adhered to while inside the cathedral, with visitors expected to have their shoulders covered.
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