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St Paul’s Catacombs

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Alex
Alex
December 29, 2019
The Catacombs of St. Paul comprise an underground Roman necropolis dating back to the 4th century AD. Romans deemed it unclean to bury the deceased within city limits, so this catacomb complex was most likely used as the final resting place for the dead from surrounding cities like Mdina. Descending…
Julie
Julie
November 24, 2019
they can be found outside of Mdina in Rabat. they are interconnected, underground cemeteries that were used up to the 4th Century.
Jeanette
Jeanette
September 11, 2019
St. Paul's Catacombs are some of the most prominent features of Malta’s early Christianity archaeology. The archaeological clearing of the site has revealed an extensive system of underground galleries and tombs dating from the third to the eighth centuries CE.
A. George
A. George
August 15, 2017
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 burials within the city. St Paul’s Catacombs represent…
Afinia
Afinia
August 11, 2017
Not for the faint of heart (or those scared of the dark), a visit to the catacombs of St Pauls takes visitors down into a complex system of interconnected passageways and ancient burial chambers. This huge underground cemetery comprises over a thousand graves and 24 catacombs, with two open to the…

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“Situated only a short walk from Ħaġar Qim, the magnificent temple of Mnajdra is rumoured to heal illnesses and promote fertility. Built in coralline limestone and partly decorated with spiral carvings, archaeologists have found an abundance of flint knives and animal bones here, suggesting that the temple was once used for religious ceremonies and sacrificial rites.”
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“Prehistoric cave with Paleolithic art, human and animal remains and ice age artifacts.”
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Museum
“St John's Co-Cathedral is a Roman Catholic co-cathedral in Valletta, Malta, dedicated to Saint John the Baptist. It was built by the Order of St. John between 1572 and 1577, having been commissioned by Grand Master Jean de la Cassière as the Conventual Church of Saint John. Wikipedia”
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“two temples worth seeing. aligned with sunrise and solstice. good fish restaurants in nearly by fishing village (wide iz-zurrieq)”
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Bay
“Tucked in between Golden Bay and Gnejna Bay is the smaller and quieter sandy beach, Ghajn Tuffieha. The long stairway down to the beach makes it not the easiest to reach, but it is certainly well-worth the climb down. There is a sunbed rental and a small snack bar. ”
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