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Church of St. John The Baptist

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Come and explore the beauty that lies within this church. Learn about the history of the church and also about the transfer of another small 17th century church which was on the same site of the modern church today. Take a lift to the terrace of the...more
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| Ufficju Parrokjali Pjazza San Gwann Battista, Xewkija, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 6793
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All reviews bell tower amazing views definitely worth a visit awe inspiring the entire island pipe organ st john the baptist visiting the area small town sit down well worth the effort carrara marble impressive building huge dome panoramic view sheer size couple of hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gozo is so full of amazing churches but this is one of our favourites - built quite recently as a community project, it boasts an enormous dome and the trip up to the top of the bell tower gives you an incredible view of the...More

Thank Eleanor L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gozo has more churches, and churches on a serious scale than I've seen anywhere else, and they are all absolutely incredible...this one is no exception and indeed along with Ta Pinu is probably worth stopping off to see...better photographed and admired from afar given its...More

Thank lewisreviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazinf architecture! Take a look at the "museum" at the rear and defiantly worth paying to get the lift up to get looks all around gozo

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This is a good half day visit, there is so much to see, make sure you visit the museum inside the church, one of the curators is English and a wealth of information.

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed September 20, 2018

I visited last year and fell in love with this church. The sheer size when you walk in........ however go through the curtain at the left of the alter, usually a church warden sitting nearby, what a surprise. All i will say is that the...More

1  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The village of Xewkija in Gozo is the location of this unbelievably gigantic dome of the church of St John. This Rotunda, dedicated to St John the Baptist can be seen from virtually any point o the island and as my photo shows, it stands...More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

This spectacular Church was completed in 1971 with donations and works from the Villagers . It’s is not one to be missed.. Make sure you don’t miss out on the lift taking you to the top of the Church. The views across Gozo & Malta...More

Thank diamond4owl
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The church is magnificent from the outside and even more so on the inside. Especially the old church. It has so much details that it would take you a while to look at it all. A lovely church helper sits in the old church to...More

Thank Elsoueidi
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Another massive church built some 50 years ago. Why? The remains of the previous church now in the North transept indicate that it was perfectly good. This seems commonplace in Malya/Gozo. The people must be very rich to be able to afford them. Useful sports...More

Thank lizandianp
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Magnificent, surprisingly modern beautiful church. The pews nearest the entrance contained three lady guardians, one of whom came over and welcomed us, then releaved us of €9 to go up the Bell Tower, although Tracey expressed grave reservations, as she's scared of heights. It really...More

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May 13, 2017|
Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
The advertised opening times are daily from 0600 to 1200 and 1600 to 1900