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The grotto is the place where Paul the apostle is believed to have spent his 3 months when he was shipwrecked on Malta in AD 70. Parts of the grotto are as it was 2000 years ago and so the story comes alive.
St. Paul was travelling from Crete to Rome when he was shipwrecked in Malta with 274 other passengers, (they all survived). St. Paul’s Grotto is where St. Paul is believed to have lived and preached for his three months in Malta, being the first to...More
Saint Paul's grotto is pretty small and fresh.
Upstairs you have the St. Paul's church itself.
It was a nice and interesting visit especially on a hot summer day.
You should also be able to visit the catacombs and the world war shelters.
We arrived 15 minutes before closing, so we only saw St. Paul's grotto (not the catacombs or WWII museum). However, the grotto is what we came to see and it was well worth it to experience this amazing piece of Christian history!
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
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
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.