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Church of Saint Paul's Shipwreck

74 St Paul St, Valletta, Island of Malta 1212, Malta
+356 2122 3348
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“side street” (56 reviews)
“wrist bone” (24 reviews)
74 St Paul St, Valletta, Island of Malta 1212, Malta
+356 2122 3348
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The church struck me as dark and musty --it definitely needs renovation and I believe some is planned--but once you've seen St. John's in Valletta, any other church in Valletta pales in comparison.

Thank armchairtravler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this by chance when we had a snack over the laneway. This was the find of our five weeks of travelling. From the street, this church is nondescript but inside its a feast..the domes, paintings, marble, silver and gold...its an outstanding piece of...More

Thank 701David
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't pay for a tour . There is no charge to see this spectacular 16 th centry church of the Bishop. Just enter on the side street , Lucia , and make a nice contribution. The gentleman at the door is a world of information....More

Thank Mkoledin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would never have found this if not for reading reviews on here as it's tucked away on a side road. It's well worth searching out as the interior is quite stunning. Even the floor is beautiful. The major attraction is St Paul's wristbone (yeah,...More

Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Paul was shipwrecked on the island of Malta and this magnificent church, tucked away down a side street, is a fascinating piece of history. You may think at the entrance that it is quite small but beware!...this building id enormous and has many objects,...More

1  Thank foliofreak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You enter through the sacristy, where you can pick up information in several languages. One of the most extraordinary items in the church is a silver model of St. Paul's head, which purports to contain a relic of the Apostle. It is being renovated, so...More

Thank lornabookworm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No charge for the visit. Silent atmosphere not only for praying. Good for a temporary rest for a few minutes.

Thank Snorkel&Dive
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited just before Easter and saw the unusual floral decorations in preparation. Imagine huge white pom-poms. An ancient and venerable building.

Thank Beverley W
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Beautifull little church with its own story. Like a lot of churches and Cathedrals in malta very under stated on the outside.

Thank gergallagher
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Worth half an hour in such an excellent city because it forms part of it's essential naval and ocean history, which produced the character of the place.

1  Thank Trevor S
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Lillie M
Thank you, I want to know if there is a schedule for services. I will be traveling end of July with family and this is one site I want to go to.
28 June 2015|
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Response from DianeR705 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Lillie. There was a board outside with the times of services on, but I can't remember them, sorry. However we visited at 10.00 am on a Friday, after the Mass. The congregation were very welcoming to us, as we arrived... More