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“St Pauls catacombs church”
Review of St. Paul's Church

St. Paul's Church
Ranked #7 of 29 things to do in Rabat
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 24, 2014

Very small inside. All churches seem very beautiful in architecture and always full of colour. Is all the same price as said before St Pauls church St Pauls catacombs and ww11 shelters and the museum for £5 Euros fantastic price .

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Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

What a difference a year makes. Last September a 'mature' gentleman showed us down in to the grotto and explained what we were looking at. We could actually go into the grotto itself as well as looking at the altars.

This year everything was blocked off, there was an art gallery and some catacombs to explore. The audioguide was a godsend. It was interesting, concise and without it you would have no idea what you were looking at.

Don't pay attention to the exit signs when in the catacombs. Take a ball of string, it'll be more useful in helping you find your way out.
The art gallery was interesting as well, as were the other exhibits.
The catacombs are not as comprehensive as St Paul's catacomb's up the road, but still a fine addition to this tour.

All in all an enjoyable hour or so.

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Reviewed August 5, 2013

the curch in sonting special, but the catacombs are very intersting. And the st pauls grotto under the church is worth to see.

1  Thank Boris S
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

St. Pauls's church in Rabat, the grotto & the catacombs are awe inspiring. No matter what your religion may be it is just a wonderful experience to think you are in the place where St. Paul took refuge for three months after being shipwrcked on Malta. It is so worth taking the time to see this wonderful place. If you enjoy St. Paul's another awe inspiring place is The Inquisitor's Palace in Birgu (Vittoriosa). There is so much history here & should not be missed.

1  Thank elizabeth m
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Reviewed May 25, 2013

The beautiful St. Paul's Church in Rabat stands above a grotto where St. Paul is said to have taken refuge after his shipwreck on Malta.The Church of St. Paul, built above the grotto, dates from the 17th century. The statue of St Paul was donated by Grand Master Pinto in 1748; the silver galley hanging from the ceiling was given by the Knights of St John in 1960 to mark the 1,900-year anniversary of St Paul's shipwreck. Pope John Paul prayed in the grotto during his visit in May 1990.

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