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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  • The catacombs are very well equipped and restored many explanatory details as well as the different point of interest to each catacombs. However, is a multitude of small catacombs, we should get out to move to the next and this is quite repetitive in the long run.
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  • I was the only visitor in the late afternoon. From the beginning, I had the feeling that the young man who made the guide had actually not in the right mood to make the tour because of me. Pretty bored he led me into the crypt and catacombs, reeled down its default text and went immediately to each station. Once closer to look at opportunity, or simply to feel the atmosphere of this place did not remain me here. So the thing was no fun really, and I was pretty disappointed.
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  • The actual catacombs were very interesting, as there were several frescos as well as many open tombs, but the visit was influenced by the very dry delivery of the guide. There was no opportunity to ta...  more »