"Church of St Paul's Shipwreck" Malta Things to Do Tip by iwys

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The Church of St Paul's Shipwreck is definitely worth visiting, especially if you have any interest in Christian history. The church was built in the 16th century to commemorate Saint Paul's shipwreck on the island in 60 AD. You can see a golden reliquary here containing Saint Paul's wrist bone and a section of the marble column on which he was beheaded. There is also a gilded statue of Saint Paul, carved in Rome in the 1660, which is carried through the streets of Valletta on February 10, the Saint's feast day.

Admission, which is from the side entrance in Triq Santa Lucija, is free

Address: Triq San Pawl, Valletta

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  • Updated Feb 9, 2008
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