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Address: Pjazza tar-Rotunda, Mosta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: +356 2143 3826
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Completed in 1860, this church has the third-largest unsupported dome in...

Completed in 1860, this church has the third-largest unsupported dome in Europe.

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Splendid Church with Impressive Rotunda - The ONLY thing to visit in Mosta!

Definitely worth a visit, even if it's the only real sight in this smallish Maltese town. You can easily get there by public bus from Valletta, which is how I recommend you travel... read more

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Offenbach, Germany
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Offenbach, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Definitely worth a visit, even if it's the only real sight in this smallish Maltese town. You can easily get there by public bus from Valletta, which is how I recommend you travel the island when you're not part of a group (there's a 1-week, unlimted bass card for €21 which also includes Gozo, available at the Airport or at... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This church was hit on the domed roof by a bomb, which ran through the entire congregation.the repair to the dome which is the third largest in Europe is amazing. This is a must see, easy to get to by local bus

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Thank Gillian W
Reading,Berks, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were travelling around by local bus - quite good mode of transport. There is a 7 day unlimited pass for Euro 21. Arrived at the Dome at 2:15, but it was shut up with no information on opening times. We just about to leave when we looked at our guide book and saw that it didn't open until 3pm... More 

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Thank woodchal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing architecture and wonderful paintings well worth a visit. Visit in the early morning to avoid the crowd!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very large Dome seen from far away.Really well maintained and captures the eye with it's marvellous architecture and art.Amazing work has been done to create such a masterpiece.To have this kept to almost new is such an achievement for the people of Malta.Wonderful moments of peace and tranquillity in the house of God.Great memory.

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Thank Bimal P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rotunda church is situated majestically in the middle of Mosta in the north of Malta. It is so called as it is round in shape and very different from the usual churches that you find on this island. During the 2nd world war a bomb was thrown by the enemy through the dome, while it was full of people... More 

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Thank Sonia C
Mosta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rotunda Church in Mosta grabs the interest of all tourists, and not. This church has the third largest free standing dome in Europe and 5th in the world. On April 9th 1942 a bomb was dropped on the church. It pierced the dome (you can still see the on the dome) rolled from one side to the other but did... More 

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Thank Carmen A
Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit the Dome each time I come to Malta. Its a great place to contemplate life. You can see a replica of the bomb that came through the roof - didnt explode and there were no injuries. Go early - it closes for a couple of hours from 11.45am - and wear appropriate clothes or you will be given... More 

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Big Pine Key, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveling in Europe, you see many lovely churches. This one was special. The rotunda is one of the largest in the world and is rather spectacular. The outside of the church was not particularly notable, but the interior of the church was very beautiful and the history was fascinating.

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Thank Susan E
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The attraction of course is the huge dome, based on the Pantheon in Rome, plus the replica of the unexploded WW2 bomb. Otherwise, the plain exterior belies a flamboyant interior but it is quite difficult to avoid thinking of it as an architectural and design meringue. Do seek out one particular tombstone, with very unusual wavy-line carved text. We didn't... More 

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