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perhaps most authentic and beautiful church

Less posh than the St Johns co cathedral but surely more romantic and also very beautiful... read more

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brokgoud
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Ornate Church

Tucked away in the middle of the city this ornate church is worth a little visit. Very quiet and... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Less posh than the St Johns co cathedral but surely more romantic and also very beautiful. Especially the roof with many beautiful domes. Also the stations of the cross are special. Do not forget the statues of St Paul and archangel Michael. A must see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank brokgoud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away in the middle of the city this ornate church is worth a little visit. Very quiet and atmospheric

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 995kirstyd
Reviewed 26 November 2018

This is a delightful little church just a little way off the tourist streets. We visited in 2017 and 2018. It is in the process of being renovated and much has been done since our first visit. There is no charge but a donation is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful gem of a church. There’s a board outside inviting you in that came across as a little cheesy and offputting, but I’m glad we overcame our cynicism and went in. It’s under restoration in part but my oh my it is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

To sure what’s special about this place. It’s one of the stop on my walking tour but I did not really go in. Not very impressive outside.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Accessed through a very unpretentious dorway from the street, the church is undergoing some much-neede restoration, particularly of its painted ceiling. It's a very peaceful place away from Valetta's bustling streets.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We only popped in here because we'd just had a bite at the cafe next door, through a tiny door, found a really impressive church, with an interesting relic in a chunk of the column that John was allegedly beheaded on.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IanL454
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Our hotel was very near the church so we dropped in. Glad we did. We saw the side altar containing the relics of St. Paul’s wrist bone. In the sanctuary there is interesting and ornate statues sometimes used in processions on holy days.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamusaba
Reviewed 5 November 2018

First time I went to visit this spectacular Church I walked right by it as it seems hidden from view. Enter the doorway and be amazed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JanetCassidy
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This was a quaint and beautiful church on the back streets of Valletta. A nice contrast from the St. John Co-Cathedral, this is smaller, local church, but still with a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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enjay70
7 August 2017|
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Response from Mkoledin | Reviewed this property |
You have to go to the side door and Santa Lucia Street. It is undergoing some renovation which is a bit of a problem but it's still worth the visit. Actually the renovation should be complete by now so I'm enjoy.
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enjay70
7 August 2017|
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Response from gergallagher | Reviewed this property |
We were there the last week of March this year at around 4.30 pm and it was opened
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Lillie M
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