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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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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“side street” (65 reviews)
“wrist bone” (32 reviews)
“dark interior” (6 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 65 reviews
"wrist bone"
in 32 reviews
"dark interior"
in 6 reviews
"hidden away"
in 11 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 36 reviews
"small donation"
in 6 reviews
"restoration work"
in 10 reviews
"opening times"
in 6 reviews
"by accident"
in 11 reviews
"free entry"
in 8 reviews
"on display"
in 10 reviews
"beheaded"
in 45 reviews
"replica"
in 80 reviews
"pillars"
in 31 reviews
"reliquary"
in 12 reviews
"tardis"
in 9 reviews
"silver"
in 26 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in this small, dark church. Entrance was free but there was a container asking for donations. Areas were under renovation but most of it was open. Modest attire was required and shawls were provided if needed. It didn't take long to to visit...More

Thank t3leonard
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The effigies, alters and images contained in this church are spellbinding. These range from an almost lifesize St Paul as you enter to a severed head in silver, again life size. Chapels and alters abound. We thought it was going to be a church dedicated...More

Thank lizandianp
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful church very old and historic,opens at 2pm and you have to go at the side entrance near a lot of steps. Make sure you wear the right footwear in valletta not sandals due to mine broke with all the hills and steps.when you go...More

Thank chrisjpr
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on a side-street off the main avenue of the City, this Church devoted to St. Paul, with its dark and sombre atmosphere even in the late afternoon light of a summer day, is a place where a devotee can ponder on the saint’s miraculous...More

Thank EloZ523
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This unassuming church was recommended as part of our self-guided walking tour of Valletta. It would be so easy to either walk on past or miss it completely, but the rather dark entrance belies the ornate interior. As with most churches, you are expected to...More

Thank Jellybellydancer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have followed St Paul across the mediterranean and so could not miss this church in Malta. It contains a relic of the good saint himself - a part of his wrist bone in a silver reliquary. (!). It also has a fine statue of...More

Thank Rick W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church is not easy to find for a tourist .well worth the visit,interior very impressive.The staff was kind enough to give us a short guided tour and point out the important relics.

Thank LPY39
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Church with lots of Interesting History and artefacts which the Maltese People hold very dear

Thank Gwyneth006_8
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

Beautiful church with wonderful artwork and architecture. Superb building with a unique style. Worth a visit.

Thank Frances S
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

We came across this church by mistake. It is a hidden gem. You can see St's Pauls hand and part of the pillar which was used to cut his head off.

Thank Elena257
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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 |
Day Time & Language Monday 7:00am Maltese8:00am Maltese9:00am Maltese6:30pm Maltese Tuesday 7:00am Maltese8:00am Maltese9:00am Maltese6:30pm Maltese Wednesday 7:00am Maltese8:00am Maltese9:00am Maltese6:30pm Maltese... More
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