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Hidden Gem in Valetta

It is very easy to walk past the door of the Church of Saint Paul's Shipwreck not realising what... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LucyJohn_1923
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London, United Kingdom
A quiet church for reflection

Found this church by accident, there's a small board outside to welcome you in. Entrance is free... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
norma4up
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very easy to walk past the door of the Church of Saint Paul's Shipwreck not realising what lies inside. This church is like no other that you will ever see and is seeped in history and historical relics. I do not want to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LucyJohn_1923
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this church by accident, there's a small board outside to welcome you in. Entrance is free but any donation in the box is welcome.Also, please note , you are asked NOT to take photos inside, yet when I was there a few tourists were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank norma4up
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free with donations accepted. Lovely interior esp when sunny outside - lights up well. Very ornate flooring as well as the ceiling / dome

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chelsi64
Reviewed February 11, 2019

Was just walking past back entrance. Did not realise the size of the place very nice inside it was all being decorated for celebration for 10 feb. Fireworks and celebrations sat and Sunday

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jillhking
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

We came across this church down a side street, another UNESCO world heritage listed building in need of some paint repair. We were invited in and had a look at the crypt first before being amazed at the dome and nave whilst people were quietly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Went to visit the church and it was beautiful and so much history, definitely would recommend anyone going to Malta to visit this

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amichael
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Less posh than the St Johns co cathedral but surely more romantic and also very beautiful. Especially the roof with many beautiful domes. Also the stations of the cross are special. Do not forget the statues of St Paul and archangel Michael. A must see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in the middle of the city this ornate church is worth a little visit. Very quiet and atmospheric

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 995kirstyd
Reviewed November 26, 2018

This is a delightful little church just a little way off the tourist streets. We visited in 2017 and 2018. It is in the process of being renovated and much has been done since our first visit. There is no charge but a donation is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank hungrydave2018
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful gem of a church. There’s a board outside inviting you in that came across as a little cheesy and offputting, but I’m glad we overcame our cynicism and went in. It’s under restoration in part but my oh my it is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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enjay70
August 7, 2017|
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Response from Mkoledin | Reviewed this property |
You have to go to the side door and Santa Lucia Street. It is undergoing some renovation which is a bit of a problem but it's still worth the visit. Actually the renovation should be complete by now so I'm enjoy.
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enjay70
August 7, 2017|
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Response from gergallagher | Reviewed this property |
We were there the last week of March this year at around 4.30 pm and it was opened
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Lillie M
June 27, 2015|
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