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Rare frescoed survivor of Mediaeval Malta

This charming little chapel is what remains of a far larger church, which was partly recycled for... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
very old church

First mentioned in the 15th century the church is said to exist way before that. It has a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
thor2705
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Ottawa
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Nov 10, 2016
“Rare frescoed survivor of Mediaeval Malta”
Nov 1, 2016
“very old church”
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The Chapel of Santa Maria ta’ Bir Miftuh, located in Gudja, is one of the best preserved examples of a medieval parish church. It has some interesting frescoes and provides the ideal setting for the annual Bir Miftuh music festival organised each...more
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This charming little chapel is what remains of a far larger church, which was partly recycled for building materials. What remains is of utter simplicity, despite a rather intrusive gothic altar and some hideous candlesticks. The frescoes are exquisite; if only more had survived. Worth...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

First mentioned in the 15th century the church is said to exist way before that. It has a lot of history with periods when it was abandoned and restored again and again. It has a 3 bell tower and nice 16th century frescoes.

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church dedicated to st Mary's.. the only one in Malta with three bell tower...worthed a visit.. huge inside.

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