St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum, Rabat

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Explore the ancient underground system of St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum, the earliest and largest archeological site with evidence of Christianity in Malta. Take a tour through a series of interconnected cemeteries dating back to Roman times, where you can see well-preserved frescoes and even skeletons. Don't leave before viewing the history museum above ground, where collections of fossils, pottery, statues, religious items, and coins are displayed. Keep in mind the catacombs tour includes dark and small spaces, and claustrophobic visitors might not be comfortable. Photos are not allowed in the tombs. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum by using our Rabat trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 17, 2017
    During our stay in Rabat on the island of Malta we were grateful for the visit to the tomb of Saint Agatha, my advice is to let oneself be guided inside the catacombs. Low and narrow corridors with paintings and find of bones, are not recommended for those suffering from claustrophobia. The Museum upstairs is a hodgepodge of items ranging from stones, religious objects, fossils and clothes lockers
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  • August 15, 2017
    By Caroline find s. Agata (patroness of Catania) in Malta was exciting! The crypt where he was praying, the catacombs (compared to other catacombs although nearby catacombs of St. Paul) and the Museum are open to the public. The Museum a fine Alabaster statue (about 1 meter) depicting the Saint. "All devotees all, long live Saint Aita"
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  • August 11, 2017
    Few interesting museum (Wignacourt), cave or catacombs ... collection not particularly, adoration for papal visit Central.
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