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Beautiful church with a history

St Publius church is in Floriana, just outside Valletta. It has an unusual internal layout, we were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SteveC2004
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Heppy to be there!

Please, visit it at Notte Bianca all the museums and events are free. This is a spectacular... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
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Sofia Region, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St Publius church is in Floriana, just outside Valletta. It has an unusual internal layout, we were told by our informal guide, in that it has, in addition to the central aisle, a Nave and a Counter Nave. The decoration inside is great - and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SteveC2004
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Please, visit it at Notte Bianca all the museums and events are free. This is a spectacular nocturnal celebration of people, culture and arts.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LND1
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

This church was such a pleasant surprise. We were impressed by the huge square and also by the lack of people. It seems that there are not many tourists taking the time to see the church. I would recommend it though. It is silent and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martina P
Reviewed September 13, 2017

This Catholic Church was built by the stone masons who lived nearby and built much of Valletta. It has an imposing facade sited on Malta's largest urban square. It's dedicated to Publius the Roman Governor who welcomed St Paul and the shipwrecked travellers to winter...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank laiduptranslator
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Two weeks ago there was the feast of St. Publius, the patron saint of Floriana. I visited the church which was decorated for such feast.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Mario C
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

This is my home town st pubiljius is the first bishop of malta and patron saint of floriana celerated two weeks on good Friday

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank jeho08
Reviewed February 18, 2017

The Church of Floriana is a very nice Church to visit and it is very rich in history. It is a very well kept Church and i strongly recommend others to visit this very nice Church. well done and keep up the good work

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Francis C
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

It's neoclassical facade makes it stand out from other churches in Malta however turns out there's a lot of history behind that facade. It was bombed in WWII and got a facelift. To add to its war related history, you're sure to notice the granaries...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Amin A
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We visited this church during a day out in Valletta and what a find. Fantastic architecture inside and some brilliant views across the towns from the towers. The climb up the tower is a bit steep but well worth it once at the top.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Gooner66iw
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We visited this church again on the recent open green garden day organized by the local council. The interior is what it is and compliments much of the other church buildings around the isle. The trek up the garigor staircase was well worth it as...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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