"Rabat - Catacomb City" Top 5 Page for this destination Rabat by sandysmith
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Rabat is the suburbs of Mdina, Malta's original capital, but today is bigger than its neighbour and as such deserves exploring too.
Rabat's claim to fame is of the origins of Maltese Christianity. It was here in A.D. 60 that the Apostle St Paul is said to have lived after being shipwrecked on the Islands off the coast of Malta. As such a visit to the Church of St Paul in Rabat and the catacombs nearby are a must.
- In a nutshell:don't neglect this city too if visiting Mdina
In the cataacombs several passages lead off a central hallway. There are few surviving murals or frescoes - unlike the... more travel advice
Take the steps from the church down below to the crypt and altar area, notice the tombstones on the groun too. We were... more travel advice
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