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    St. John the Baptist

    • Valletta, Malta
    • St. John the Baptist$$
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      Looking at this architectural gem - St. John the Baptist, by Baroque can be endlessly surprised by the talent of the creator of this masterpiece - Glorma Mower. Fascinating look severity of the facade, the cathedral seemed nearest district sends its drama.

      Unlike lakanіchnaga facade interior is of particular splendor. Registration takes his Italian artist Mattia Preti.

      It is in this temple, built between 1573 and 1578 years, left his mark another genius - Merіzі Michelangelo da Caravaggio. His painting, are considered masterpieces - "The beheading of John the Baptist" - combines the realism of his death and cruelty thread salvation.    

      ST. John was built as a monastery church of the Knights of St. It. There you can visit the beautiful eight chapels, each dedicated to one of the patron saints of the Order of the Knights of Malta.

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