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Beautiful Church

Although I could not actually enter this small chapel, the interior is visible through a lattice... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
VW49
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Ashburn, Virginia
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I enjoyed looking into this church from the doorway, that's as far as I could go because the inner... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2019
shmeva44
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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you start your city tour by veering left from the Greek gate to Mdina, this little chapel will be immediately on your right. Nice architecture; if the iron gate is open, can also have a quick look inside.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Trippin2018
Reviewed July 9, 2019

This small chapel was built in 1417. We couldn't go inside, because it was closed, but we could have a look at it from the doorway. It's nice but nothing special. St. Agatha is one of Malta's patron saint.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank laczkozsu
Reviewed July 8, 2019

Smaller than some of the others but still so gorgeous. I love old churches and this one has all the beautiful details that make me speechless and humbled.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank WendyA1283
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Although I could not actually enter this small chapel, the interior is visible through a lattice screen in the doorway. Restoration work is on-going but it is very beautiful. Very worthwhile to see this chapel.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank VW49
Reviewed May 16, 2019

There is no entry permitted to this very small chapel, but there is a latticed doorway, which is locked, but does permit you to look inside and take a photo if you put the lens through one of the holes. The original chapel was damaged...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank martyncymro
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

I enjoyed looking into this church from the doorway, that's as far as I could go because the inner gate was locked. Small and cozy interior.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shmeva44
Reviewed January 11, 2019

A small church with catacombs that you can view for a small donation. Bodies removed centuries ago and were moved to nearby cemetry and reburied. Really lovely local lady was at the door to welcome you.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Fascinating these catacombs are hewn out of the rock to become burial chambers, there are areas where they ate a meal to honour the dead and they date from the medieval period. Not really disabled friendly though.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tetty137
Reviewed August 15, 2018

By all means visit the church but, underneath, 26 years ago I discovered a small underground catacomb, I was looking for St. Pauls but came across Santa Agatha. It has now been extensively excavated and a tour can be taken to see the extent of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Moocha69
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The church is very small more just a chapel and you will pass it as you walk through the Mdina. We could only view it through the closed iron gate but the few minutes to view were memorable. I wish I could have gone in.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RitaGina
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