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St.Paul's Catacombs are a typical complex of interconnected, underground Roman cemeteries that were in use up to the 4th century AD. They are located on the outskirts of the old Roman capital Melite (today's Mdina), since Roman law prohibited...more
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St Agatha Street, Rabat, Island of Malta 2013, Malta
All reviews audio guide well worth a visit low ceilings mind your head both sides ancient burial air raid st paul couple of hours world war paul's catacombs combined ticket wwii shelters heritage malta across the road entrance fee small museum
There seems to be a lot of confusion between the various grottos and catacombs in Rabat. This is a review for - and I believe this listing is for - the huge St Paul's catacombs, run and maintained by Heritage Malta.
Initially we got a...More
In Italy on university cards there is no expiring date so they don’t accepts our university cards here,even if we are student at master course.
Malta capital of culture in Europe???no way.
So disappointed for no discount availability.
I thought I knew what catacombs were all about, but I was wrong, or rather, only knew a small part of the story. This was a great opportunity to find out more. There's an audio visual, museum, and lots of catacombs. Obviously, it's not a...More
What a wonderful place and such good value. The size of the place is much bigger than you originally realise, so allow plenty of time to explore. There is a cafe but you could take your own lunch and sit outside. Fascinating. The area itself...More
The fact that this was built underground out of rock cut out and hauled to the surface is quite impressive, especially because it was built when there were no electric light sources. The passages are cramped and sufficiently well-lit that human eyes can adjust and...More
So initially this was harder to find. We visited St Paul's Grotto, which has some catacombs but is not the same place (though it did include WW2 shelter too).
This site is further down the street from Mdina, and split accross two sites (accross the...More
I just took the tour myself. There area few shops outside the chapel that have some booklets and explain all the rooms, kitchen, meeting room and the use of the catacombs by the Brits in WWII. I suggest you do it yourself... More
I just took the tour myself. There area few shops outside the chapel that have some booklets and explain all the rooms, kitchen, meeting room and the use of the catacombs by the Brits in WWII. I suggest you do it yourself and explore on your own. It is not cold down there, but it is humid.