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St.Paul's Catacombs are a typical complex of interconnected, underground Roman cemeteries that were in use up to the 4th century AD. They are located on the outskirts of the old Roman capital Melite (today's Mdina), since Roman law prohibited...more
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St Agatha Street, Rabat, Island of Malta 2013, Malta
All reviews audio guide well worth a visit low ceilings mind your head both sides ancient burial st paul air raid couple of hours world war paul's catacombs combined ticket heritage malta across the road entrance fee small museum site
Went with teenager, parents and grandparents. Everyone found something of interest. Lots of elaborate underground chambers to explore and a variety including real bones. Good interpretive centre and lots of explanation of the catacombs. Kept us busy for a few hours and the less mobile...More
Was not sure what to expect. Knew from reading the catacombs were extensive. Used our pass brought in England to access the visit. Having been down several we noticed Perspex sheets and knowing from previous sites there was something to protect we then looked closer...More
Loved the visit. Did it over 40 years ago but couldn't remember what it was like. It takes some imagination to work out why people would did holes in the ground to inter thier dead. The reverence these people showed is phenomenal, they could have...More
This was an interesting stop, but the relatively short ticket line took forever. We had to hurry through the exhibit missing quite a bit of what was there, and were planning another stop and had to cancel it because of the long time standing, waiting...More
Whilst visiting Mdina we had read great things about St Paul's catacombs, and we were not disappointed. It costs 2€ each to enter what can only be said to be very interesting unusual attraction with dozens of catacombs carved out of of the rock, sometimes...More
We combined this experience with a visit to Mdina and were mightily impressed.Entrance is via a new visitor centre with well kept walkways and gardens (and toilets!) Access to the catacombs involves climbing down stairs and walking through narrow tunnels in places. The catacombs themselves...More
A lot of EU money has been spent making these catacombs easy to visit, with a video presentation and good walkways. The catacombs are very extensive, more so than we would have expected from the Rough Guide. Definitely worth a visit after going to nearby...More
The exhibit starts with a little history regarding traditions, and how the catacombs came to be. As of 2019, they are still fairly new, so I imagine the exhibit still needs some polishing around the edges (there were signs for a 3D movie but we...More
I just took the tour myself. There area few shops outside the chapel that have some booklets and explain all the rooms, kitchen, meeting room and the use of the catacombs by the Brits in WWII. I suggest you do it yourself... More
I just took the tour myself. There area few shops outside the chapel that have some booklets and explain all the rooms, kitchen, meeting room and the use of the catacombs by the Brits in WWII. I suggest you do it yourself and explore on your own. It is not cold down there, but it is humid.