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Dating Back to 1692

Though the current building was built between 1815-1855, the first church at the same place dates... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Istanbul, Turkey
Beautiful Church

this church is well worth a visit so beautiful and full of interesting statures etc. on entering we... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Though the current building was built between 1815-1855, the first church at the same place dates back to 1692. Before that, there was a chapel at the same spot since 13th century. As are the churches in other towns, this church is also the center...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

this church is well worth a visit so beautiful and full of interesting statures etc. on entering we were approached by an elderly gentleman who explained about a local religious festival they were having and everything that was happening for the week.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank clare-findlay
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Malta may have it´s share of impressive churches but this ranks as one of finest in my opinion. The splendour of it all is simply breadthtaking. Don´t limit it to a religious experience. That does it little justice. It is a work of art and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Santy S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

It is always wonderful to return to Xaghra and we were back here after a year. Sitting in the square at one of the many cafes and restaurants one can soak in the atmosphere of this great church, whose facade dominates the bustling square. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Unassuming from the outside but really gorgeous inside. The peaceful centre of the town square, the church forecourt is also the football pitch for local kids in the evenings

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is a must-see Church in Gozo. This Church is a fantastic work of art. Mass there is quite lengthy though

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This wonderful church is a tribute to all the parishioners who worked SO hard to build this magnificent church at the start of the 20th Century and make manifest their faith. Th church is beautiful inside and out and the views for the bell tower...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank marypwelsh54
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Nice church in the middle of Xaghra town center. Built back in 1688 from the beautiful lime stone found everywhere on the Maltese Islands, it's a must-see!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Loved this church, it is especially beautiful when lit up at night. Located in a busy square with bars and restaurants.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Elizella
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

When we visited we were lucky enough to be given a guided tour by a local gentleman that just seemed to be helping there he explained all the statues & paintings to us giving us the full history of each with a great passion that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank garyhR4654QL
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always on the 8th september