St Paul’s Catacombs
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…
they can be found outside of Mdina in Rabat. they are interconnected, underground cemeteries that were used up to the 4th Century.
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.
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…
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…
“ Open air museum. This is a must. The oldest neolithic temples in the world. UNESCO World Heritage site.”
“Prehistoric cave with Paleolithic art, human and animal remains and ice age artifacts.”
“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”
“Mediaeval Temples said to be older than the Pyramids of Egypt. Would recommend doing this tour with the Blue Grotto in Zurrieq as they are close to each other.”
“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. ”