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Church of Saint Paul's Shipwreck

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Address: 74 St Paul St, Valletta, Island of Malta 1212, Malta
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Turned up at the perfect time, wow, stunning singing in this beautiful church. As this was the festival of St Paul we saw the parade of the stature which is truly impressive and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Turned up at the perfect time, wow, stunning singing in this beautiful church. As this was the festival of St Paul we saw the parade of the stature which is truly impressive and looks like it weighs a ton and probably does. The marching (or ambling) bands were beautiful atmosphere. The singing inside from the high gallery lovely. The friendliness... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit if in Valletta so much treasure to see and I was overwhelmed by how beautiful it was and how well kept as well would recommend

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

just finished a really nice video of the first feast of the year in Malta, you can check it out and other videos i made on Malta,stevetarros @ youtube.com please leave your comments,and any other videos you would like to see !! its a must see church,in a quite small back street in the capitol , Valletta, Every year on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and very ornate church, amazing to visit. Plenty of drapperies, brocades, antique wooden and silver statues and altars....very rich, great experience. Don't miss it if you're interested in art, religious art and history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a hot chocolate in La Piadina cafe nearby and wandered in to this church almost by chance. Once through the dark hallway the church opens up inside in surprising fashion with massive drapes and large amounts of silver statuary.

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Windsor, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We entered from a side door as some areas are under renovations. The entrance does not show you the actual size of the church until you walk inside. The main room is filled with historical paintings and silver artifacts collected over the many years. It's completely open for public viewing and only a donation is requested. It gives a taste... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the outside seems to be a nice parish church, the inside is beautifully Baroque. Well preserved, and more accessible than the grand churches.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Pauls Shipwreck Church has an inauspicious entrance, but once inside, what a treasure. The fittings are awesome ( in the old sense of the word) there are several chapels, each as oranatw as each other dedicated to different industries and their relevant Parton saint. There is a gold forearm that cantain the wrist bone of Saint Paul ( who... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a Must in Valetta easy to find don't miss it. Many relics in the back room, Very beautiful church with old statues.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came across the tiny entrance to this incredible church by accident. The side entrance is in St Lucia's Street, a tiny side street running past the side of St John's Co Cathedral. There seems to be a main entrance in Trig San Pawl but this is locked - maybe open on Sundays? The tiny entrance leads to a passage type... More 

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