Ruins of Roman Villa


Excavated remains of a 1st-century Roman townhouse – admission is via the Domus Romana museum.

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1. Domus Romana

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The Roman House was built in the 1920s to incorporate the excavated remains of a large 1st-century-BC townhouse. There's a small but fascinating museum,…

3. Mdina Ditch Garden

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Mdina's ditch was an important element of its fortifications. It was first created in the 15th century, but was rebuilt by the Knights of St John's…

4. Mdina Experience

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These three presentations about Mdina's history of siege and embattlement come with an attendant waxwork display of knights to really bring the town's…

5. Casa Bernard

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You'll be personally guided through this privately owned 16th-century palace by one of the home's charming owners, who will explain the history of the…

6. Knights of Malta

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Audiovisual displays, ghoulish and gruesome mannequins and big screens bring alive the story of the Knights of Malta and the Great Siege of 1565.

7. Casa Inguanez

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The ancient seat of Malta's oldest aristocratic family, who've lived here since the 14th century.

8. House of Notary Bezzina

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During the 1798 Mdina uprising against the French occupiers, the French commander Masson was lobbed to his death from the Bezzina's balcony.