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St. Paul's Grotto

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first thing to say is what amazing value it is, entry is just 5 euro each. The second thing to say is that without an audio guide it would have meant very little. An extra 2 euro for the audio guide is a must....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PhilW2265
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grotto is quite intersting, and worth seeing. It is also attached to catacombs and WW2 shelters which are also really interesting to explore.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stalky14
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Worth a look if you are interested in religious history. In Maltese history, the grotto is the place where St. Paul stayed for 3 months after his shipwreck on the shores of Malta prior to being tried and sent to Rome for his martyrdom. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamusaba
Reviewed 27 September 2018

The Grotto and WW2 shelters are located in the Wignacourt Museum. The Grotto is accessed along an underground passage and is where St Paul was believed to have stayed when he was shipwrecked on the island and remained for some 3 – 4 months.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank woodie49
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The grotto is the place where Paul the apostle is believed to have spent his 3 months when he was shipwrecked on Malta in AD 70. Parts of the grotto are as it was 2000 years ago and so the story comes alive. The catacombs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gwen A
Reviewed 4 September 2018

St. Paul was travelling from Crete to Rome when he was shipwrecked in Malta with 274 other passengers, (they all survived). St. Paul’s Grotto is where St. Paul is believed to have lived and preached for his three months in Malta, being the first to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KTGP
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed walking around this grotto, the statues are really beautiful and of course it holds great religious significance.. definitely recommend this place for a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AnthonyJ122
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Saint Paul's grotto is pretty small and fresh. Upstairs you have the St. Paul's church itself. It was a nice and interesting visit especially on a hot summer day. You should also be able to visit the catacombs and the world war shelters.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RTQmark
Reviewed 11 August 2018

St Paul lived here for a few months nearly 2000 years ago. Moving to think you are in the same place. great experience

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 10 July 2018

you can visit the grotto where St Paul held sermons for 3 years. There is a small chapel built on that place.

Date of experience: August 2017
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qawsedrf
18 July 2017|
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Response from Geordie112 | Reviewed this property |
5 euros I think, verycheap. Enjoy
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dublinerca47
27 January 2017|
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Response from patrick325 | Reviewed this property |
As already say I don't know of any painting made by St Paul's of the Madonna. I only know of a painting by St Luke but that's in Roma. Maybe you can send a picture of it
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dublinerca47
27 January 2017|
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Response from patrick325 | Reviewed this property |
never heard of it . Heard of one made by St Luke but not by St Paul's
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