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Address: Pjazza tar-Rotunda, Mosta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Completed in 1860, this church has the third-largest unsupported dome in...

Completed in 1860, this church has the third-largest unsupported dome in Europe.

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Awesome historic site

Visited here while in Mosta recently. What a beautiful church ! The history of this church is fascinating. Would definitely recommend a visit here.

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here while in Mosta recently. What a beautiful church ! The history of this church is fascinating. Would definitely recommend a visit here.

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A local bus journey brought us across the island to Mosta, a must-see place to visit. The Dome is huge, the 1/3 largest in Europe. The other 2 in Rome and St Pauls-London. the church is dedicated to St Mary, and Mosta is set in the middle of the island/ the very high ceiling is completely patterned/tiled and a lot... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This church was built in the 19th C as a copy of the famous Pantheon temple in Rome and its size and embellishment is impressive. No entry is required but donations appreciated.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going here to walk around and go to mass. Lots of history as a couple bombs flew right through the dome during ww2

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome architecture and still they are keeping their culture.. dont forget to visit the world war 2nd shelter under the dome

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The claim to fame of this church is its large cupola. It is impressive, but I did not find the church otherwise particularly interesting or beautiful. There is the curious display of a replica of a German stuka bomb that hit the church without exploding.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Large outside but open various hours so check out first before going. No charge entrance but they have donation box at door. Absolutely beautiful inside and I have been too tons of European/North American big churches. The dome is huge and they claim 3 or 4 in size. Colours are vibrant with lots of blue. In a seperate area on... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy parking, impressive inside, helpful staff, good food across street, used by locals for early breakfast

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Unusual Dome - a round one. Modelled from the Pantheon. XIX century. Very patriarchal, very silent and relaxing.

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The church is majestic and its unusual round shape nave makes it veey interesting. The replica of the bomb that fell on the dome without exploding is a little disappointing. Overall a nice place to visit.

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