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St John’s Co-Cathedral

St John’s Co-Cathedral is the pearl of baroque on the Maltese islands and beyond. The first stone was laid in 1571, just after the Great Siege of 1565, and it is dedicated to the Patron Saint of the Maltese Knights, St John the Baptist. Grand Master Jean l'Evesque de la Cassière (ruled 1572-1581) was the driving force behind the building of the conventual church for the knights of the Order of St John. The design was in the hands of the Maltese military architect and engineer Girolamo Cassar (born c. 1520). On the outside, the church is simple and austere, in line with the fortifications surrounding the city of Valletta. The only ‘frivolity’ is the entrance, often said to be of the Mannerist taste. The balcony, on which a Grand Master appeared after his investiture, is supported by Tuscan columns. On top of the façade is a bronze copy of a bust representing Christ the Saviour, with the text ‘Salva Nos’, ‘Save us’. The original of the bust, by Alessandro Algardi (1598-1654) can be admired in the museum part of St John’s.
The interior of St John’s has seen great changes over the years. In the beginning, the church was as austere and bare as its façade. Over time, the Grand Masters and a good number of.............

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