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

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Fabulous Church and History

This is where you can see the famous picture of the shipwreck on Malta and St. Paul leaving Malta to go to Rome. They were doing extensive restoration on the ceiling but there is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This is where you can see the famous picture of the shipwreck on Malta and St. Paul leaving Malta to go to Rome. They were doing extensive restoration on the ceiling but there is so much more to see. Excellent example of Baroque architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The art and architecture were quite beautiful and moving but the real reason I liked this church is while in it, for me personally, I felt the presence God and the Holy Spirit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Out of the way but well worth the trip to see the relics and the art. Had real atmosphere because dimly lit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Church was empty but beautiful. See St. Paul's relics...a wrist bone and the marble pillar upon which he was beheaded. Absolutely beautiful church. I felt lucky to be there and even my teens were enthralled.

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Sliema, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

You can walk past this church easily and miss it, but try not to. Its a very special little cathedral.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This church looks nothing from the outside, tucked away down a side street. It's well worth a visit as the interior is huge and stunningly beautiful. Entrance is free.

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I was so excited to see inside this church and experience a part of this history. The priest was so nice and friendly and I recommend leaving a donation to this wonderful church as they are super friendly and its free to enter. They have a piece of Pauls wristbone behind glass and the artwork and feel of the church... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Dark, quiet, tranquil; very few visitors when we popped in. Free but donations should be made to help preserve this spectacular church.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Dedicated to St Paul, and his arrival on Malta this is an amazing church, close to St johns cathedral the ceilings and side panels are all painted in great detail, the marbles and floors all with vivid colour. The church has a relic displayed in the form of a piece of bone from Paul's wrist. There no charge to enter... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Although we had wanted to see this place we found it by accident in a side street. Worth a visit and no cost involved just a donation. The inside is just beautiful & hard to grasp it is in a side street with buildings either side Well worth looking out for

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