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Saint Publius Church

Il- Fossos, Floriana, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2124 7106
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Cathedral like imposing temple

This Catholic Church was built by the stone masons who lived nearby and built much of Valletta. It... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
laiduptranslator
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Floriana, Malta
A church to visit

Two weeks ago there was the feast of St. Publius, the patron saint of Floriana. I visited the... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Mario C
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Dingli, null, Malta
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Il- Fossos, Floriana, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 2124 7106
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This Catholic Church was built by the stone masons who lived nearby and built much of Valletta. It has an imposing facade sited on Malta's largest urban square. It's dedicated to Publius the Roman Governor who welcomed St Paul and the shipwrecked travellers to winter...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Two weeks ago there was the feast of St. Publius, the patron saint of Floriana. I visited the church which was decorated for such feast.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is my home town st pubiljius is the first bishop of malta and patron saint of floriana celerated two weeks on good Friday

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

The Church of Floriana is a very nice Church to visit and it is very rich in history. It is a very well kept Church and i strongly recommend others to visit this very nice Church. well done and keep up the good work

1  Thank Francis C
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

It's neoclassical facade makes it stand out from other churches in Malta however turns out there's a lot of history behind that facade. It was bombed in WWII and got a facelift. To add to its war related history, you're sure to notice the granaries...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We visited this church during a day out in Valletta and what a find. Fantastic architecture inside and some brilliant views across the towns from the towers. The climb up the tower is a bit steep but well worth it once at the top.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited this church again on the recent open green garden day organized by the local council. The interior is what it is and compliments much of the other church buildings around the isle. The trek up the garigor staircase was well worth it as...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2016

It is build from limestone like most buildings around it. It has beautiful carvings and is an amazing architectural work.

Thank thor2705
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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

been many times in this church really nice...lovely feast celebration too...my kids are baptised in this church & was present to alot of celebrations...really love it...i recommend viewing to all people in d world...including many paintings in d ceiling of famous artist

Thank Marisa G
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Saint Publius Church innovative masterpiece in limestone, beautiful carvings and which shows the workmanship of the Maltese stonemasons. The remains of the columns outside remind one, of the actual scale of this church when it was first complete. A must visit site opposite the Triton...More

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