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Does not open until 2 PM!

We stopped in this small, dark church. Entrance was free but there was a container asking for... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
LoveToTravelTerrie
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Frisco, Texas
A hidden treasure house.

The effigies, alters and images contained in this church are spellbinding. These range from an... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
lizandianp
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surrey
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We stopped in this small, dark church. Entrance was free but there was a container asking for donations. Areas were under renovation but most of it was open. Modest attire was required and shawls were provided if needed. It didn't take long to to visit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

The effigies, alters and images contained in this church are spellbinding. These range from an almost lifesize St Paul as you enter to a severed head in silver, again life size. Chapels and alters abound. We thought it was going to be a church dedicated...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church very old and historic,opens at 2pm and you have to go at the side entrance near a lot of steps. Make sure you wear the right footwear in valletta not sandals due to mine broke with all the hills and steps.when you go...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Located on a side-street off the main avenue of the City, this Church devoted to St. Paul, with its dark and sombre atmosphere even in the late afternoon light of a summer day, is a place where a devotee can ponder on the saint’s miraculous...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

This unassuming church was recommended as part of our self-guided walking tour of Valletta. It would be so easy to either walk on past or miss it completely, but the rather dark entrance belies the ornate interior. As with most churches, you are expected to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

I have followed St Paul across the mediterranean and so could not miss this church in Malta. It contains a relic of the good saint himself - a part of his wrist bone in a silver reliquary. (!). It also has a fine statue of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

The church is not easy to find for a tourist .well worth the visit,interior very impressive.The staff was kind enough to give us a short guided tour and point out the important relics.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LPY39
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Church with lots of Interesting History and artefacts which the Maltese People hold very dear

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

Beautiful church with wonderful artwork and architecture. Superb building with a unique style. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frances S
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We came across this church by mistake. It is a hidden gem. You can see St's Pauls hand and part of the pillar which was used to cut his head off.

Date of experience: August 2017
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enjay70
7 August 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
7 August 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
28 June 2015|
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