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Church of Saint Paul's Shipwreck

Triq San Pawl, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Ranked #10 of 35 Attractions in Valletta
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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staffordshire england
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

A beautiful little chuch which is well worth a visit even if you only want a break from the heat. Tranquil and spiritual. I loved it.

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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This church is located not far from St. Johns co-cathedral, and is marked by signs so it´s not difficult to find, but it does not look like a church from the outside. It is decorated almost as well as the co-cathedral, but is must smaller. It is much more quiet, and definitely worth a visit if you are interested in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is quite an incredible little church. Had read of it, but was more impressive in reality. The church closes from noon to 3:30pm, so on our last day we hung around Valletta waiting for the church to re-open. We were greeted by a gentleman non too pleased by my attire, but then he kindly offered a wrap and pointed... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Impressive and imposing but I couldnt tell you what it is like inside because on the Sunday that we were there we were there during the 'siesta' hours and it wasnt open. So much for God's house being accessible....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Might miss it when walking down the street as it blends in with the surrounding buildings, bu impressive within. Not only the architecture and decoration, but also the spirit of the church was outstanding. The relics of St. Paul are worth of separate mention. One of the gems of Malta one must breathe in.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A quick walk from the Co-Cathedral of St John's, this church honours St Paul who landed on the island of Malta. The monstrance and history make it a great visit.

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Pozzuoli, Italy
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59 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Free. Can't beat that. Hosts the wrist of St. Paul and half of the column that St. Paul was beheaded on. It's really really beautiful too. Loved the St. Paul statue and the murals of his life on the ceiling.

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Buena Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great little church filled with mystery and intrigue, fantastic frescos and gold everywhere , dont miss st Pauls Finger !!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Unlike St John's Co Cathedral, this is a less crowded and smaller church. However this is a beautiful and intimate church with wonderful pieces to enjoy. The church is free to enter with a request for donations to help with restorations. I enjoyed this church as much as any of the larger cathedrals. I highly recommend a visit.

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UK
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108 reviews 108 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Interesting church with various artefacts and relics. Felt more like a sacred place then the cathedral. Tucked away down a side street.

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