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Church of Saint Paul's Shipwreck

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Address: Triq San Pawl, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta

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Loved it that much got married in it a year later!

Felt the need to write another review! We visited in Nov 2013 and we loved the church that much we got married in it the following October on our 10th anniversary. Fr. Alex is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Antrim, United Kingdom
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Antrim, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Felt the need to write another review! We visited in Nov 2013 and we loved the church that much we got married in it the following October on our 10th anniversary. Fr. Alex is such a lovely man and was so accomodating to us and for allowing us to get married there. The church looked amazing on the day and... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This is one of Malta's most significant churches. It typifies magnificent baroque art, supported by the locale. The church was built and beautified by the merchants and inhabitants of Valletta. This is a jewel beyond belief. It is a church, not a museum, but the works of art are museum grade. This means, spend a lot of time there, ask... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Interesting reminder of the island's connection with St Paul. Ornate and somewhat overdone (especially in the area of alleged saintly relics).

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9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Your jaw will drop at the beauty, colours, gilt frescos and statues. Sometimes the lighting is not doing the interiors justice especially that you are allowed to take photos. Ask for the lighting and the guardians will give you a limited time slot. The celebration is in February for this special place. No charge for entry, but buy a postcard... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Almost accidentally found this gem. Was walking up the street and got drawn in by the 'Malta's Greatest Secret' sign out front. Incredible church full of treasures. Wish I had known more of the history before visiting.

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York, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The festival of St Pauls shipwreck is a wonderful occasion and a wonderful spectacle to see. The church is beautiful and adorned with magnificent silver artefacts.

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Worcestershire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Lovely hidden away find. Very interesting and quirky. Really hope they get the funding to continue renovating.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Only got to see this one briefly. Not quite as breathtaking as St Johns Cathedral but is still a beautiful church.

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All at Sea
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Some of the most glorious Baroque work imaginable. A little off the beaten track but so special to this island.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Worth popping into this rambling church hidden between houses and shops. Too dark and in need of maintenance but some great decoration, paintings and artifacts.

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