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Church of St. John The Baptist

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Come and explore the beauty that lies within this church. Learn about the history of the church and also about the transfer of another small 17th century church which was on the same site of the modern church today. Take a lift to the terrace of the...more
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| Ufficju Parrokjali Pjazza San Gwann Battista, Xewkija, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 6793
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All reviews bell tower amazing views definitely worth a visit unsupported dome the entire island huge dome pipe organ st john the baptist visiting the area small town sit down well worth the effort carrara marble impressive building panoramic view sheer size couple of hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the church today on a tour. It is very big inside with a large dome. The artwork is very beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wolf3728
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Gozo is so full of amazing churches but this is one of our favourites - built quite recently as a community project, it boasts an enormous dome and the trip up to the top of the bell tower gives you an incredible view of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eleanor L
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Gozo has more churches, and churches on a serious scale than I've seen anywhere else, and they are all absolutely incredible...this one is no exception and indeed along with Ta Pinu is probably worth stopping off to see...better photographed and admired from afar given its...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lewisreviews
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Amazinf architecture! Take a look at the "museum" at the rear and defiantly worth paying to get the lift up to get looks all around gozo

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is a good half day visit, there is so much to see, make sure you visit the museum inside the church, one of the curators is English and a wealth of information.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 21 September 2018

I visited last year and fell in love with this church. The sheer size when you walk in........ however go through the curtain at the left of the alter, usually a church warden sitting nearby, what a surprise. All i will say is that the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

The village of Xewkija in Gozo is the location of this unbelievably gigantic dome of the church of St John. This Rotunda, dedicated to St John the Baptist can be seen from virtually any point o the island and as my photo shows, it stands...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This spectacular Church was completed in 1971 with donations and works from the Villagers . It’s is not one to be missed.. Make sure you don’t miss out on the lift taking you to the top of the Church. The views across Gozo & Malta...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank diamond4owl
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The church is magnificent from the outside and even more so on the inside. Especially the old church. It has so much details that it would take you a while to look at it all. A lovely church helper sits in the old church to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elsoueidi
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Another massive church built some 50 years ago. Why? The remains of the previous church now in the North transept indicate that it was perfectly good. This seems commonplace in Malya/Gozo. The people must be very rich to be able to afford them. Useful sports...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lizandianp
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14 May 2017|
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The advertised opening times are daily from 0600 to 1200 and 1600 to 1900