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St. Paul's Grotto

Pjazza Tal-Paroccam, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2145 4467
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“paul's grotto” (13 reviews)
“wwii shelters” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Pjazza Tal-Paroccam, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 2145 4467
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"pope john paul ii"
in 7 reviews
"paul's grotto"
in 13 reviews
"wwii shelters"
in 10 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 11 reviews
"air raid"
in 7 reviews
"holy place"
in 4 reviews
"combo ticket"
in 3 reviews
"small chapel"
in 2 reviews
"above ground"
in 2 reviews
"excellent value"
in 2 reviews
"preached"
in 11 reviews
"ww2"
in 9 reviews
"acts"
in 4 reviews
"st"
in 26 reviews
"church"
in 13 reviews
"malta"
in 29 reviews
"site"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I recomend a visit to this place and also the use of the audioguide, you will get to know an important part of the story of this person who develop an important role in Malta history. I recomend a visit togheter with the catacombs and...More

Thank SRBCAR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a three in one visit. You get St Pauls catacoobs, St Pauls grotto and the WWII Museum. The cover charge is just 5€ for adults. It is a very interesting place and the grotto is amazing. Even if you're not religious I would...More

Thank valin05
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Normally wouldn't bother but the fee includes the small "art" exhibition above the catacombs and the air raid shelters. A well kept grotto and atmospheric. Biggies have to be left at the reception because of the many stairs.

Thank ZBH88
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We had a very brief visit here - we went down the stairs to see the grotto where Paul is said to have lived for 3 months when shipwrecked on the island. There is not very much to see but it is interesting to think...More

Thank LAW64
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Entrance costs 5€ and there is no guidebook available, only audio one with extra charge which I personally hate. Why is it so hard to compose English guidebook with detailed explanation?

Thank kamilbadyla
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Not much to see here, and in addition there is no explanation of what you see. The grotto itself is not much, with statues added that do not really fit with the atmosphere. Also the WW II refuges can be visited, but they are just...More

Thank ANGELO V
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

The Grotto itself is a holly place for Christians as, according to the tradition, St. Paul lived and preached here during his stay in Malta. A very inspiring place! Also, for the ticket of 5 euros, you get a visit to the WW2 shelters, catacombs...More

Thank Doru C
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

An excellent value attraction, with enough caves to occupy an hour. Cafe good value and friendly service.

Thank Nigel G
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

From here St. Paul preached christianity. Amazing spot, steep steps leading down into this interesting place. Don't expect to see big marvels, A very nice marble statue executed by Melchiorre Gaga in 1692. Remains of old wall paintings.

Thank cwfan
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a lovely grotto which only takes a few minutes to pop in and admire. There are steep steps down into it, so high heels or a pushchair are not really a good idea. No cost to get in but a small donation is...More

Thank Anna1964_13
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qawsedrf
18 July 2017|
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Response from Geordie112 | Reviewed this property |
5 euros I think, verycheap. Enjoy
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dublinerca47
27 January 2017|
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Response from patrick325 | Reviewed this property |
As already say I don't know of any painting made by St Paul's of the Madonna. I only know of a painting by St Luke but that's in Roma. Maybe you can send a picture of it
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dublinerca47
27 January 2017|
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Response from patrick325 | Reviewed this property |
never heard of it . Heard of one made by St Luke but not by St Paul's
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