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Address: Pjazza tar-Rotunda, Mosta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 21 433826
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Description: Completed in 1860, this church has the third-largest unsupported dome in...
Completed in 1860, this church has the third-largest unsupported dome in Europe.
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A True Miracle Site

It was incredible to stand looking up at the cupola knowing the story of the bomb that had come through the ceiling and plummeted to the floor without going off or injuring the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was incredible to stand looking up at the cupola knowing the story of the bomb that had come through the ceiling and plummeted to the floor without going off or injuring the 300 people present. To then look around at the beauty of the place made it even more incredible. Travel by bus, get off right outside, visit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

First of all the exterior is amazing. When entering inside the church the paintings inside are very nice and colorful, also be sure to look up at the cupola. The church also it is different because it is round. You must not miss the room where a replica of the bomb that hit the church during WWII is on display.... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

fascinating story of the WW2 bomb which pierced the dome and fell through - but did not explode, a true miracle. Beautiful church, with interesting photographs to see too. remember to bring something to cover bare shoulders/arms, although they do have spare shawls here.

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Forres, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The Rotunda or Mosta Dome as it is more commonly known is a beautiful building with fabulous artwork inside. it is one of the biggest domes in the world (third biggest I believe) and worth a look regardless of your view on religion. It is easy to get to by bus, it stops close to the church and is only... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Well worth a visit absolutely beautiful interesting make sure to go through the back of church to see replica of bomb that came through dome remember to cover bare arms although the they had shawls to give if you forget buss stop outside of church regular buses no matter where you travel from on island this was a stop off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Finally got to visit here after years of missing the opening times !! Amazing building steeped in history amazing architecture and displays inside include a replica bomb

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This world famous church with the imposing dome visible from most areas of Malta. The bus stops are outside within 25 yards / metres from entrance. Entry is by a ramp or small flight of stairs accessible to disabled. The large imposing doors once entered exposes a large interior of beautifully ornate and devorated Statues. The long and wide aisle... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Visited Church of St. Mary as part of an organised trip spectacular church you could see where a bomb in WW11 had come through the roof but fortunately it did not explode. They have kept the bomb casing and repaired the roof a lot of history with the church. Well worth a visit.

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Msida, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very nice and serene place. We spent a lovely time with friends and shared some conversations with locals

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Mosta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This church is of my hometown, always impresses me when I go by and knowing the history of it is impressive and can't quite understand how it was build in those days with only hand tools! A must see if in Malta :)

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Address: Pjazza tar-Rotunda, Mosta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 21 433826
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mosta

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