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74 St Paul St, Valletta, Island of Malta 1212, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This church's claim to fame? Relics of St. Paul's wrist bone and a piece of the pillar on which he was executed. The church is not crazy popular, so there were very few people there. It smelled like the Haunted Mansion from Disneyland inside and...More

Thank Brad J
Reviewed 5 days ago

This church needs help and renovation but is well worth a stop. Each section is a separate chapel and the wrist bone and pillar of Paul are in the church. Not a far walk off the main streets.

Thank MnTreker
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stumbled on this place while passing by so stuck head in. Cute little church with more alters than you can shake a stick at. Was undergoing some renovation while we were there so some of roof and the chandeliers were not visible which was a...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finding CSPS might not be so easy without a good street map. It does not stand out much from neighbouring buildings. In fact the entrance is in a small side street. Once you have found it and gone inside, you will find a very peaceful...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While walking down the streets of Valleta we saw a sign that said St. Paul’s Shipwrecked Church with a simple door (see picture). We decided to stick our heads in and see what it was. We were greeted by a very friendly gentleman who asked...More

Thank Debi C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a spectacular place of worship it’s so difficult to explain how magnificent it looks without you going in to see it No photos allowed but some of the altars are breath taking the Church has Irish connections I was told by the lovely gentleman...More

Thank Burningburns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Slightly off the main tourist way, this church is simply lovely. It's a great comparison with St. Johns, which is beautiful in a very different way; this is more solemn, telling a story.

Thank Ada B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To stand on St Paul's Bay and imagine the shipwreck which brought Christianity to this Island is inspiring. To follow the course of history and consider the impact of that shipwreck on 2000 years of history is quite profound. The outside of the church unapologetically...More

Thank Gwyneth A
Reviewed August 22, 2018

You don't need to pay only make a donation to get in a have to cover shoulders out of respect. My second time here and it's just as peaceful and beautiful as before. Very good signs explaining about what relics are and about history of...More

Thank Gwen P
Reviewed August 12, 2018

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

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enjay70
August 7, 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
August 7, 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
June 27, 2015|
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