Valletta
Unlocking the past! Explore the 'Secrets of St John's Co-Cathedral' on a historical tour this November
It’s all happening on the 25th of November!

Lyndsey Grima

A historical and immersive journey awaits as Dark Tours Malta gets ready to take you on the "Secrets of St John's Co-Cathedral" tour.

Recognised as one of the Top 25 Attractions in Europe by Tripadvisor, St John’s Co-Cathedral stands tall as a reminder of the grandeur of the Order of St John. Happening on the 25th of November, this experience is set to peel back the layers of time, revealing the hidden narratives within the cathedral's magnificent walls and floors.

Led by knowledgeable guides, participants will take a deep dive to discover the enigmatic Grand Masters of the Order, unravel the symbolic meanings on their tombs, and decipher messages left by long-dead knights.

The tour will also delve into the remarkable story of the sole woman purportedly buried within the cathedral, adding a unique dimension to its rich tapestry.

The highlight of the expedition includes an exploration of two masterpieces by the Renaissance virtuoso, Caravaggio. Discover the secrets behind these paintings and learn why Caravaggio faced expulsion from the Order of St John.

The tour also recounts the extraordinary tale of a Maltese detective priest who recovered one of Caravaggio's stolen works in 1984.

With prices inclusive of St John's Co-Cathedral entry, this immersive journey promises an unforgettable encounter with Malta's storied past.

Join this tour for an enthralling exploration into the hidden realms of St John's Co-Cathedral, where each corner whispers tales of a long-lost era.

16th November 2023


Lyndsey Grima
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Lyndsey Grima
Lyndsey has always been passionate about all things content. She keeps her storytelling skills sharp by exercising physically as she’s a fitness buff and also mentally as she enjoys reading and travelling.

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