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What to See

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist is the only signed painting by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.
This painting is rarely out of the island. Also look out for the smaller painting depicting St Jerome. St John’s Co Cathedral Museum, Republic Street

(Visit St John’s Co Cathedral for the magnificent baroque interiors and marble tomb stones)


Gobelins tapestries woven in France for Grand Master Ramon Perellos. An intact collection that has remained so for more than 300 years.

The Grand Master’s Palace, Republic Street.

The MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS contains a large collection of old masters’ paintings, including Ribera, Mattia Preti and Favray.


One of the world’s greatest arms collections is located in this original building. Dating back to 1604.

The Grand Master’s Palace, Republic Street, Valletta.

CASA ROCCA PICCOLA is a Maltese nobleman’s house with over 50 rooms.
A unique peep into the life and times of Maltese nobility.
More than 400 years of history.

74 Republic Street 

The Old Library

The entire archives of the Knights from the Crusades (11th century until 1798) are contained here.
Take your ID or passport for identification.

The National Library, 36 Old Treasury Street (Opposite Caffe Cordina).

The New Parliament

The controversial parliament and city gate project designed by world-renowned Renzo Piano.

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