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Strange to find an Irish Saint honoured in Malta who is buried in Italy. Small church with... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2019
Smilingguest
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Small but interesting

The crypt and catacombs are small and be carefully on the steps down but it is really interesting... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2019
70ish
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

Strange to find an Irish Saint honoured in Malta who is buried in Italy. Small church with voluntary donation - should ask for at least 5euro. Fantastic lady who did guide is so enthusiastic.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

The crypt and catacombs are small and be carefully on the steps down but it is really interesting and has the best agape table there are some canopied tombs and some hewn in the rocks. A real gem and worth a visit

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 70ish
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Though probably not as large as the other catacombs in the city, these can be visited in relative quiet (at least in the wintertime). I was the only visitor there. Admission is against a donation for the upkeep of the church.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelette158
Reviewed October 5, 2018

The story is far more revealing than the actual catacombs because they are small and i can only assume the contents have been moved on when the catacombs were used as WWII shelters if not before. Interesting and worth a visit and no signs of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed September 24, 2018

A lovely guided tour of the smaller catacombs in Rabat. Interesting, factual and short. Most suitable for young children who would be bored with the bigger St Pauls Catacombes. Please take care of the steps in you bring someone who is not too sure on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anna1964_13
Reviewed July 10, 2018

In these catacombs you can see the famous Agape table. Basically it is the place where they used to keep the dead people till burial.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Elena257
Reviewed July 5, 2018

They are small and by donation. Very friendly ladies sit guard chatting and what you donate is up to you. It's not great, but work popping in for a 50 cent or less donation.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Okay if you are a particular catacomb fan or have never been to a catacomb. There’s a bit to see here, but we left unimpressed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jxx9595
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Interesting catacombs (small hypogeum) Here you also find a very nice and friendly volunteer Pawlina who is very informative and very dedicated. Beautiful !!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank christinevella
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Found this place by chance. Catacombs were small but still very interesting. Stopped to chat to the guide (little old lady) who knew her stuff and was so interesting. The place is free only donations and not very busy.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank carolyn123634
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