1. A small footbridge resting on stone arches leads from the village of Rabat towards the upper Mdina Gate, an intricately sculptured stone portal with statues and tympanums on both sides. From here, a passageway on the left directs visitors towards a profusion of secluded alleys, often less than 1 metre wide but lined with unrestored pre-medieval residential buildings, cloisters and conventual chapels.
2. Even if you walk at random without map, somehow or other, you'll reach Mdina's main square where a couple of conspicuous buildings will definitely strike your attention. The highlight is Mdina's Cathedral, a huge reconstructed showpiece of Baroque architecture, ecclesiastical treasures an...Read More