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amazing burial chambers

Visited here as part of our day trip to Rabat. The catacombs were very interesting and showed... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
ScotsmanEssexUK
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Essex UK
Amazing history

If you’re interested in religious artefacts the museum is a ‘must see’. The museum is above the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
KeithJSullivan
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 19 October 2018

We were looking forward to viewing St Agatha's Crypt, we tried to get in twice both on weekdays once in the morning and once in the afternoon, the signage clearly stated it was supposed to be open but everything was locked & closed. Either call...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Visited here as part of our day trip to Rabat. The catacombs were very interesting and showed parts of the amazing history of the island. We did not visit all the possible tombs but did quite a few.and were amazed at the effort that must...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

If you’re interested in religious artefacts the museum is a ‘must see’. The museum is above the small shop/waiting area where you buy tickets for the guided tour of the catacombs. You can only visit with a guide but the guide helps explain the amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank KeithJSullivan
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The people of Malta suffered terrible bombings during WWII. They have created bomb shelters, basically an underground city. It is connected with some ancient catacombs.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Elena257
Reviewed 5 July 2018

St. Agatha's Crypt is an interesting enough Crypt that is worth visiting if you are very into History. The tour is informative although the museum is very old school and not overly interesting, it feels as if you are back in the 1970's. This isn't...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JXXXR
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We enjoyed our guided tour of the catacombs and crypts. I had to do some scrunching down in places. Quite a number of authentic bones in the crypts. Didn’t think much of the museum. Why have a ton of small mineral samples from all over...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 1 June 2018

An interesting experience combined with St Paul's Catacombs. Allow yourself plenty of time to explore the site!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank simonrstones
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Loved this even with 8yr and 10yr old. Beautiful day. Went early in the day to avoid crowds with was great. Beautiful village & area. Great information and boys never got bored

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank elainemcgarry
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The museum had lots of interesting exhibits, paintings and religious objects, worth visiting before or after the tour of the Catacombs, bigger than we thought on two levels. The tour guide was really informative about the Catacombs, explaining clearly about how they were used and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Sue H
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

If you are staying in Rabat or just visiting mdina and have a bit of time, the st. Agatas is an absolutely must-see! The catacombs are pure history with original skeletons and frescoes even of the 4th century!! The guidance was not that long but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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ann b
18 August 2016|
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Response from Jessica B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe they are signposted. However if you head towards the larger St Pauls catacombs, St Agathas is just a bit further down the road. Heading south on Triq Sant Agata you will walk past St pauls. 1 minute further... More
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Response from carracami | Reviewed this property |
Hi St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum is in Malta, not London. :-)
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Response from NChet | Reviewed this property |
It's open 9am to 5pm but last entry is at 4:30. I can't remember if they're open on Sunday or not though. Definitely worth a visit - I usually go more than once when I visit
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