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Our Lady of Victories Church

Victory Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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First church and building in Valletta

The church was built to commemorate the victory over the Ottomans in the Siege of 1565 and was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lgmsomerset
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Frome, United Kingdom
Oldest Valletta Church

This was the first Church (building) to be built in Valletta and so worth a visit for that reason... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bill_STH500
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Victory Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church was built to commemorate the victory over the Ottomans in the Siege of 1565 and was funded by the Grand Master Jean de Valette. It survived the bombing of WWII and it's ceiling has been recently restored by a couple from the Courtauld....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first Church (building) to be built in Valletta and so worth a visit for that reason alone. it's easy to find en route to or from the Saluting Battery / Upper Barraka Garden. Church is Baroque in style with some interesting paintings...More

Thank Bill_STH500
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Worth a stop to look. It apparently holds a lot of history and like most of the churches in Valleta very simple outside but grand inside. Painting on the ceiling are incredible and the size of the church is small and cozy. Its half way...More

Thank iamjmc
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Another place on our visit to Valletta that we had to complete a whistle stop tour. Wish I had more time to go back and fully appreciate it.

Thank Serene-View
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Our Lady of Victory Church, as it is called, is a lovely little church in the centre of Valletta. It is not too ostentatious, but it is rather well presented. There are some really nice paintings inside, particularly on the ceiling. According to the information...More

1  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Located in central Valletta this small church has an elegant facade and a very attractive ,beautifully decorated interior which we found to be rather charming.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Unlike the more famous churches in Valletta, Our Lady is small and its decoration subdued. That's part of the charm. The art is lovely; the experience peaceful. None of the overwhelming grandeur of the Co-Cathedral. You really only need a few minutes to see what...More

Thank Iambic
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Malta Heritage has done a huge amount of work in the restoration of this church in central Valletta and its well worth a visit.

Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 3 November 2017

It doesn't take long to stop by this beautiful church, which was the first building erected in the construction of the city of Valletta. The city's founder was also buried here at one point before his remains were moved to the cathedral. Definitely, worth a...More

Thank swisslynne
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Nice structure and rich artistic wonder. I promise myself not to criticize the temples in all, but I cannot stop wondering that those people really needed too many temples? Also, do they really need a place to pray. Can't they just pray at anywhere and...More

Thank FreeJohnny
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