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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
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
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.
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.
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
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.