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The Parish Church of Mellieha, Mellieha
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
At The Parish Church of Mellieha, admire the architecture and location, hear more about the story behind its creation, or pray in a peaceful setting. The church was built between 1881 and 1898 by the local peasants, who dreamed of a new church to grace their town. They took stone from a local quarry and transported it all themselves. During the period of 1920 to 1940, the interior was improved and a dome and many belfries were added. The small church sits on a hill overlooking Mellieha Bay and offers great views any time of day. Walk around back to check out the old cemetery. Services are held throughout the week and are open to the public, so check the mass schedule on the website. Plan to visit The Parish Church of Mellieha and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Mellieha attractions using our Mellieha trip builder.
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One of the loveliest Church's I have seen, services seemed to be going on through the day most days. Inside is very ornate but not over the top like something Catholic church's, although I am not a re... read more »
Matthew Susie A
Did not find a bus to take you up to the church there is a road but very steep and would need a car or very fit person to push a wheel chair up there is step access just by the air raid shelters half ... read more »
This stunning church is perched at the top of Mellieha. It is a truly magnificent and impressive building, externally and can be seen from miles around. Unfortunately, it was closed when we went, whic... read more »
Lovely place to visit with lovely hospitable People
Beautiful church. The highest point of Meilleha which offers a splendid view of the bay. Below you can see the islands of gozo and comino.
Beautiful place and church.Very nice afternoon with my friend Filippo in August 2013.
More happy clapper Jesus freaks! Not even that old. If the Germans had finished the job there could be a Tesco on that site by now. 😆
Its utterly beautyful to see
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