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Our Lady of Victories Church

Victory Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Small but exquisitely tasteful, like being in a jewel box

Valletta is full of glorious baroque churches, of varying extravagance, this one stands out. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martin T
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Stopped here when in port with MSC meraviglia in March. It's stunning. Look up and admire the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jo K
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Victory Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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"barrakka gardens"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Valletta is full of glorious baroque churches, of varying extravagance, this one stands out. It was the first church of the new city built just after the Great Siege. It is quite small and easy to miss among grander buildings nearby. The proportions are perfect;...More

Thank Martin T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here when in port with MSC meraviglia in March. It's stunning. Look up and admire the ceiling.

Thank Jo K
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This was a brief stop on our walking tour - the church celebrates the victories of surviving the Ottoman and WWII sieges. It is free to visit and beautiful inside.

1  Thank Melissa D
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This eye-catching church in Victory Square is dedicated to Our Lady of Victories viz. the Blessed Virgin Mother Mary ! Built in 1565 to celebrate victory of Knights over the Ottomans it has seen lot of damage and destruction. Still today it is in good...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

The church was built to commemorate the victory over the Ottomans in the Siege of 1565 and was funded by the Grand Master Jean de Valette. It survived the bombing of WWII and it's ceiling has been recently restored by a couple from the Courtauld....More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This was the first Church (building) to be built in Valletta and so worth a visit for that reason alone. it's easy to find en route to or from the Saluting Battery / Upper Barraka Garden. Church is Baroque in style with some interesting paintings...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Worth a stop to look. It apparently holds a lot of history and like most of the churches in Valleta very simple outside but grand inside. Painting on the ceiling are incredible and the size of the church is small and cozy. Its half way...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Another place on our visit to Valletta that we had to complete a whistle stop tour. Wish I had more time to go back and fully appreciate it.

1  Thank Serene-View
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Our Lady of Victory Church, as it is called, is a lovely little church in the centre of Valletta. It is not too ostentatious, but it is rather well presented. There are some really nice paintings inside, particularly on the ceiling. According to the information...More

2  Thank Dimitris L
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Located in central Valletta this small church has an elegant facade and a very attractive ,beautifully decorated interior which we found to be rather charming.

Thank Michael S
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