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Half-Day Tour of Mosta, Ta'Qali Crafts Village & Mdina71 Reviews
Discover of three of Malta's top attractions on this half-day tour. Enjoy a guided visit to the famous Church of St. Mary in Mosta, browse local handicrafts in the village of Ta' Qali, and explore the ancient city of Mdina.
- Marvel at the impressive dome of the Church of St. Mary
- Stroll the narrow streets and mysterious alleyways of Mdina
- Shop for souvenirs in Ta'Qali
- Admire the breathtaking panoramic view from the bastion of Mdina
- Watch local artisans at work in Ta'Qali
DescriptionVisit three of Malta's most distinct attractions on this half-day tour in the heart of the island. Explore the town of Mosta and stop in at the Church of St. Mary, which features one of the largest domes in the world. On April 9, 1942 a German bomb pierced the dome and fell among a congregation of more than 300 people, but did not explode. The event has become legendary, with many regarding it as a miracle. A replica of the bomb can be seen in the church's sacristy. Then visit the nearby village of Ta'Qali, where a former British military outpost has been converted into handicraft workshops. Here you can watch local artisans at work blowing elaborate glass art pieces, intricately assembling silver filigree jewelery, and carving local limestone. Finish with a visit to Mdina, Malta's ancient capital and one of the world's best medieval fortifications. Admire panoramic views of the entire Maltese landscape, and visit St. Paul's Cathedral ̶ built on the site where governor Publius was reported to have met St. Paul following his shipwreck off the Maltese coast.
IncludesHotel pick-up and drop-off service Transportation Services of an expert local guide Entrance to Mosta Church
- When entering the cathedral, you are requested to cover your arms and not to wear shorts or skirts that are too short.