Archaeological Site in Rabat

Domus Romana

The Roman House was built in the 1920s to incorporate the excavated remains of a large 1st-century-BC townhouse. There's a small but fascinating museum, which includes Roman glass perfume bottles and bone hairpins, …
Church in Rabat

St Paul's Church & the Grotto of St Paul

St Paul's Church was built in 1675. Beside it, stairs lead down into the mystical Grotto of St Paul, a cave where the saint is said to have preached during his Malta stay. The statue of St Paul was gifted by the Kni…
Catacomb in Rabat

St Paul's Catacombs

St Paul's Catacombs (so-named for their proximity to the church) date from the 3rd century AD and were used for burial for around 500 years. Worship took place here in the Middle Ages, but later the complex was used…
Catacomb in Rabat

St Agatha's Crypt & Catacombs

These catacombs contain a series of remarkable frescoes dating from the 12th to 15th centuries. According to legend, this was the hiding place of St Agatha when she fled Sicily. Back at ground level is a quirky litt…
Historic Building in Rabat

Casa Bernard

You'll be personally guided through this privately owned 16th-century palace by one of the home's charming owners, who will explain the history of the mansion and the impressive personal collection of art, objets d'…
Museum in Rabat

Wignacourt Museum

This recently refurbished museum has a gloriously hotchpotch collection that encompasses 4th-century Christian catacombs, a WWII air-raid shelter, a baroque chapel, religious icons and vestments, and paintings inclu…
Church in Rabat

St Agatha's Chapel

First built in 1504, a newer church was built on this site in 1670, with further additions in the 19th and early 20th centuries.