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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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  • Average8%
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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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Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately didn't get to see church at its best, there were lot of workmen in and very dusty. Therefore just a brief visit, but will go back again next time we visit Valletta. it is tucked down a side street but signposted and easy enough...More

Thank Bunty8
Reviewed 2 days ago

Church dates from the 16th century and is named after the 60AD shipwreck of St Paul on Malta. We visited early one morning just before mass, using the side entrance and walking into what may have been the vestry then into the main part of...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this church, it is absolutely beautiful. The big draw in town is the larger Cathederal (also magnificent) but this place is far less crowded and way more atmospheric. It's undergoing a big restoration project so you can see people working in there. It's fascinating...More

Thank Leza H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful and intimate church that is a real hidden gem in Valletta. We thought it was better than St. John’s Co-Cathedral and it was our favorite church that we saw on our entire six-week trip to Malta and Sicily (and we saw a lot of...More

Thank JPSWashington_DC
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were quite surprised to learn that this church owes its name to a shipwreck! Apparently the apostle Paul's ship was shipwrecked near Malta and he is considered as a very special saint by the Maltese. He is so important, like a patron saint, that...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came upon this Church by chance while heading for the lower Gardens and were totally enchanted by it! One can see the state of some actual restorations going by and also see some superb examples of what life must of been like way back...More

Thank TajanderStAlbert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited very early morning before cathedral opened as it's just a few minutes walk round the corner from the cathedral entrance and is well signposted ( unassuming building with yellow flag). Mass was going on in one of the chapels but totally quiet and peaceful....More

Thank vessi80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never imagined this church would be so beautiful. After St John's, probably the most beautiful church in the city. Ornate decorations but small enough to keep the atmosphere of a spiritual place.

Thank jameskenneth81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't normally go for such ornate churches but found it interesting and a place to sit and just be for a little while. Interesting to see how restoration work is being carried out. No entry fee which is always nice to see in a...More

Thank WoobyBird
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The church struck me as dark and musty --it definitely needs renovation and I believe some is planned--but once you've seen St. John's in Valletta, any other church in Valletta pales in comparison.

Thank armchairtravler
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Lillie M
Thank you, I want to know if there is a schedule for services. I will be traveling end of July with family and this is one site I want to go to.
27 June 2015|
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