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Mosta Parish, Mosta

4.6
#8 of 114 in Historic Sites in Island of Malta
Must see · Church · Tourist Spot
Learn about the German bomb that pierced the dome of Mosta Parish during World War II and failed to explode, sparing the lives of hundreds of people. See a replica of the 200 kg (660 lb) bomb in the church, which was designed by Maltese architect Giorgio de Vasse and built between the 1830s and 1860s. View the intricate carvings within the church and admire the third-largest church dome in Europe, closely based on the dome of the Pantheon in Rome. Remember to wear clothing that covers your shoulders before you enter the church, or borrow one of the scarves available at the door. The church has varying hours, so be sure to check opening hours online prior to your visit. Put Mosta Parish into our Mosta online travel planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mosta.
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  • Beautiful old church with impressive dome and other architectural features. We stopped off from the Malta Sightseeing "hop on hop off" bus which stops just across the road. Various levels of access...  more »
  • Hi everyone the town of Mosta is reached by car or bus from anywhere on Malta, I took the bus about 20 mins from buggiba bus station, the bus stops right out side the church itself,This church is...  more »
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  • One of the biggest churches I've every seen
  • Too hot. All they have to do is open a few windows / doors to allow an air current to pass, but this seems too much to expect.

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