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Catacombs of St. Paul

Few minutes away from D’Ambrogio Malta, The Catacombs of St. Paul, one of the most fascinating labyrinth of 3rd-century AD subterranean tombs and the earliest archaeological evidence of Christianity in Malta.

St. Paul’s Catacombs incorporates tombs for more than 1,000 bodies in 2,200 square meters. Not all of the site is accessible, but enough is open to the public to provide a fascinating look at several different types of tombs.

Reasons to Visit:

1. The largest late Roman underground cemetery in Malta.
2. The earliest and largest archaeological evidence of Christianity in Malta.
3. A spiritual hub serving as a burial ground from Punic and Roman times.
4. Various tomb types showing the work that was required to dig such a cemetery.

Opening hours:

Mon – Sun from 9 am to 5 pm. Last admission at 4.30pm.

Entrance: €5 adults, €3.50 concessions, €2.50 children.

Walking directions from D’Ambrogio Guesthouse to St Paul’s Catacombs

Distance: 650 meters (9 minutes on foot)

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Other Public transport information:
Bus 51, 52, 53 from Valletta. Bus 202, 203 from St. Julians.