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Church of St. John The Baptist

| Ufficju Parrokjali Pjazza San Gwann Battista, Xewkija, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 6793
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| Ufficju Parrokjali Pjazza San Gwann Battista, Xewkija, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 6793
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a place. Now open all day and use the 323 bus from the ferry getting off at the dome. We were greeted by the priest who told us the history. There is a lift (€3) which takes you to the gallery where you can...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited during a rest day from a walking trip - very informative guide at the entrance who showed us to the lift up to the tower. The 360 degree views from the viewing platforms are excellent - this is a very good way to appreciate...More

Thank David Carl G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This edifice faces the town square in this village and has an amazing story of how it was constructed - a lot of volunteer labor apparently was given. Well worth a visit and it would be pretty amazing to be there for a concert with...More

Thank Ann D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful church, if a little austere, which is probably due to its lack of age. When our tour guide dropped us at the steps to the church he said we could go up to the bell tower but there was a cost...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are truly Awe inspiring sights at every turn in this marvellous church. Particularly in the museum of sculpture section way at the back of the church :) Fabulous!!

Thank dayzee64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't normally visit Churches and such like but as it was a part of our tour I went in. I was absolutely blown away with the architecture beautiful ceilings and atmosphere. Well well worth it a real gem!

Thank D1spm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the biggest church in Gozo and boasts the third largest unsupported dome in the world. Ix-Xewkija is one of the oldest villages of Gozo and took the status of a parish as early as 1678. Years later a parish church, dedicated to St....More

Thank George A
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We came here as it looked so lovely from the outside. When we got in we actually thought it looked a bit bland on the inside compared to the exterior and other grand churches we have have visited. That being said it is still pretty....More

Thank barude2x
Reviewed 1 April 2017

A new church which capitalizes the area, take a trip up in the lift for fantastic views of Gozo, Malta and Camino Island. For the more adventurous you can also ascend the bell tower up a spiral staircase. Even better views, but get down before...More

Thank TheCommodorePaignton
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were staying within steps of this beautiful piece of history, but somehow never got to go inside and visit it. I could kick myself now. Hopefully, there will be a "next time".

Thank lezmeg
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Richard S
Is it open every day and what hours is it open please
14 May 2017|
Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
The advertised opening times are daily from 0600 to 1200 and 1600 to 1900