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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  • Very nice and very well laid out site. Explanation of signs at each entrance. But a catacomb was closed on the day of our visit. D replenishment is missing a skeleton for better visibility
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  • We decided to visit the catacombs because there's visit here also frescoes. The tour took place in a small group (7 people) and was knowledgeable. The waiting time we could shorten in the slightly dusty Museum. The underground "Necropolis" has impressed us.
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  • Probably in my top 5 of all things we did in Malta and Gozo BUT because it isn't that touristy. We were the only ones arriving so the chap did a tour just for us, so it felt special (if a bit awkward ...  more »