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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Mosta Parish Reviews
Cette église est spectaculaire, elle vaut vraiment le détour pour son magnifique dôme. une petite partie musée permet de comprendre l'histoire de cet édifice. more »This church is spectacular, it is well worth a visit for its magnificent dome. a small museum section allows us to understand the history of this building.
Ya cuando en filas la ciudad notas la presencia de esta iglesia. Simplemente impresiona. A mí me ha dejado con la boca abierta un buen rato. La entrada merece la pena, porque además comienzas la visit... more »When you in the city you notice the presence of this church. It just impresses. He left me with his mouth open for a while. The entrance is worth it, because you also start the visit from the top of the church with which you can appreciate more clearly the ember of this coloss. Best to visit in Malta.
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