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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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  • Excellent56%
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“side street” (61 reviews)
“wrist bone” (28 reviews)
“dark interior” (5 reviews)
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74 St Paul St, Valletta, Island of Malta 1212, Malta
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+356 2122 3348
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"side street"
in 61 reviews
"wrist bone"
in 28 reviews
"dark interior"
in 5 reviews
"small entrance"
in 5 reviews
"hidden away"
in 11 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 33 reviews
"by accident"
in 11 reviews
"opening times"
in 6 reviews
"restoration work"
in 8 reviews
"free entrance"
in 5 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 5 reviews
"by chance"
in 5 reviews
"on display"
in 9 reviews
"relics"
in 45 reviews
"donation"
in 52 reviews
"beheaded"
in 42 reviews
"reliquary"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is easy to find, but the entrance is not that easy (it is in a street at the left side of the main entrance). Inside there are a number of relics.

Thank Johan C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful church in its own right, and much quieter than Saint John's Co-Cathedral. Definitely worth a visit and a moment to sit and reflect, especially if just coming from the crowds at Saint John's.

Thank A A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not your typical church and yet is still being used by local parishioners. Very beautiful! Aren't they lucky?

Thank Harry B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The church is beautiful with a lot of silver decorations. Most of the church is made from marble and there is some special attention to Saint Paul. Great to visit if you're around

Thank thetravelerfromNL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a city of churches a few stand out for their architectural excellence or baroque history. St. Paul's Shipwreck takes those points to a different standard with a style unique to itself. The entrance is unremarkable, but the interior is unlike anything I had ever...More

Thank Virgil S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

St Paul arrived in Malta well he was actually shipwrecked off the islands and this is what this church takes its name from. It was one of the most significant events in Malta's history as he converted most of the population to Christianity including the...More

Thank Audrey W
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The reason of its existence, the shipwreck of St Paul, is very interesting. The church is dark and has not had enough attention. People were working inside to give it a little bit more shine. If properly kept, it is beautiful.

Thank eddebruin
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

This church is full of history and magnificent inside. For a city centre church, it is huge, yet seemingly hidden away in the back streets of Valletta.

Thank 501rayf
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This church seems to be hidden away on a little street in Valletta. We had a hard time finding it. Once inside it was quite different from other churches. Very interesting artifacts withing these walls. One such item is a silver model of St. Paul's...More

Thank OntarioTravel3
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The notice outside advertises the church as 'well worth visiting'. And it is! There is some restoration going on but it is largely as it was, and this is a large part of the charm. It is like no other church that I have visited...More

Thank CheekyLondon
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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
28 June 2015|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
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