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Mosta Parish: Tours & Tickets

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For a long time it has been renowned as being the third largest unsupported dome in the world. Outside diameter 56.2 metres. Inside diameter 39.6 metres. Internal height 54.7metres. This gigantic rotunda church is decorated with many paintings by...more
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15, Church Street, Mosta, Island of Malta MST 2015, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a beautiful church, I was lucky enough to be in there on Saturday morning when a couple of hundred young children were in there singing, it was stunning. A beautiful building, it reminded me of the Pantheon in Rome. Saw the replica bomb, a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank valdavies77
Reviewed 4 days ago

After viewing the huge, and I mean huge, church with a cupola that rivals the Parthenon and St Peter's, you can see the bomb that dropped through the same cupola in WW2. If you look carefully, you can see the whited out square on the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Laura L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Malta was the most bombed country by the Germans during World War 2 due to its strategic position in the Mediterranean sea. During a Sunday mass with a church full of parishioners a bomb was dropped on the church. The bomb crashed through the ceiling...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mazram
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!! What a beautiful church this is. Definitely a must visit when you go the Island. You pay a few euros to go inside and see the church, the expo and you can go up to the balcony. Kind staff as well.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank marloesvz
Reviewed 1 week ago

For 5 Euros per person to see everything, this visit is a bit of a bargain. The church, dome and the gallery visit is very good. The story of the WWII bomb, which penetrated the dome, hit the picture of Christ then hit the floor...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Dillan1965
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The unsupported dome of this stunning church is a highlight. Even at night lit up you get some fab photos!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nikki245
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paid for full tour which includes the church, walking around the outside at the top and the WW2 tunnels. Excellent. Although have been in church before have never seen the rest. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing open space inside with the beautifully patterned dome roof. The church is renowned for the WW2 bomb which came through the roof, but didn't explode. an active church, not a museum.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited this church before when there was no entrance fee, it closed at certain times and I don't recall being able to climb stairs to the bottom of the dome. I'm not a fan of paying to go into churches, but I'm guessing...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Toheem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This majestic church stands in the middle of a square and can be seen from various parts of the island. The inside is covered in spectacular paintings. I am not a religious person so I am unable to meaningfully comment on those aspects of the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Елена П
14 July 2019|
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Response from Mira_Bihac | Reviewed this property |
Sorry ,I am in Serbia and I will be on the way to USA soon. Thank you for your invitation,and have a nice holiday in Malta. The easiest is to take the local bus. Enjoy.
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TheBathroomKing
30 December 2016|
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Response from kppmosta | Property representative |
Yes, there is an entrance fee of €2. We made this fee so that we have employees to take care of the church during tourists visiting hours
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SuasAlba
20 April 2016|
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Response from aissiegirl | Reviewed this property |
There is public parking quite close by which can get congested. Failing that, on street parking is available. If you or one of your party is a blue badge holder, this makes things a lot easier.
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