Our Lady of the Grotto
Our Lady of the Grotto
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  • Leahbury
    13 contributions
    Quick little stop
    Its very easy to miss this place, there's one small sign pointing down towards some steps. But once you get down its a beautiful little shrine. I'm not religious but it definitely has a calming feel about it. There's letters and prayers on the walls, I started to read a few but a lot of them were very sad and private so I quickly stopped. Worth going in if youre walking by, you can be in and out in a few minutes.
    Visited October 2021
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 16, 2021
  • andycoldham
    Crawley, United Kingdom874 contributions
    Amazing
    This grotto is easily missed but its on the main road from the village to the bay opposite the main church. There are 78 steps down to the grotto so its not suitable for anyone dodgy on their feet, Once inside there is a small place of worship, so be respectful and letters and photos from parishioners seeking divine help. One plus point is that it is free to visit.
    Visited March 2022
    Written March 31, 2022
  • ANNA P
    Sliema, Malta188 contributions
    Very beautiful sanctuary
    Lovely building with a very peaceful atmosphere. It is dedicated to our Lady of Mellieha. Beautiful views! Interesting museum.
    Visited September 2020
    Written September 29, 2020
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KrisD_pl
Warsaw, Poland7,784 contributions
May 2019
Take steps down from the large church, cross the road and follow another set of steps and you will find this shrine cut in the limestone. White statue of Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus. Many miraculous interventions were attributed to the Lady of the Grotto and it became famous.
Written February 23, 2020
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Viviko
Surrey104 contributions
Jul 2015 • Family
Don't be fooled into thinking that the entrance down a hundred or so steps, will short cut you down the hill to Melleiha - it won't and you'll have to walk all the way up them again just to find yourself back on the same steep road once more.

Go anyway. It's quite haunting.

It's a natural spring grotto, small, intimate and covered with loving sentiments from peoples throughout the world praying for miracles and leaving momentoes of loved ones.

Touching stuff.
Written July 23, 2015
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Urban_Fox_58
London, UK91 contributions
May 2017 • Couples
Were passing so went down the hundred or so steps. Not much to see if you aren't religious - nothing of any artistic or historic merit. Then back up the steps...
Written June 12, 2017
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willoliver
Edinburgh, UK46 contributions
Jul 2015 • Family
Climb down a long staircase to visit the shrine and say a prayer or light a candle for someone or just take a minute to meditate.
Written July 10, 2015
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Susie F
Moscow, Russia59 contributions
Dec 2021
This worth walking down, and therefore up from afterwards, all the stairs. It is a charming little grotto with such a atmsophere to it. Very moving. Well worth a visit and easy enough to find.
Written December 11, 2021
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Bruce W
75 contributions
Sep 2021
Very small building, nearly missed it was down some steps off road with small sign, across the road from Villagers
Written September 20, 2021
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VICTORIADenHaag
DEN HAAG33 contributions
May 2021
This is a beautiful and serene place and the atmosphere is sanctified. Just the walk to get there is charming in itself. Spending time with the Holy Mother is well worth the visit.
Written May 20, 2021
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LexieAnimeTravel
Belgium255 contributions
Mar 2018 • Couples
If you're going to Mellieha you have to visit this place :) Mellieha is such a wonderful place to visit indeed.
Written October 24, 2018
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Suzi1948
Maidenhead, UK73 contributions
Feb 2018 • Couples
The entrance is on a main road out of Mellieha with steep steps down into the small chapel. This was a very calming experience and it was amazing to read all the messages left on the walls.
Written March 8, 2018
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Vicky M
Menston, UK58 contributions
Aug 2017 • Family
If you are in Mellieha, do have a little wonder up to the church & square. Worthwhile planning a holiday around Mellieha's festive celebrations starting from 7th September. There are fireworks are organised around the church, absolutely awsome.
Written September 12, 2017
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