Situated in the heart of the village of Mosta, the church boasts the fourth largest dome! Entrance is free of charge unlike other tourist attractions! One can visit when there is no service being held
The Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady, commonly known as the Rotunda of Mosta or the Mosta Dome, is a Roman Catholic parish church and Minor Basilica in Mosta, Malta, dedicated to the Assumption of Mary.
This Roman Catholic Church is also referred to as the Rotunda of Mosta or the Mosta Dome. It was designed by Maltese architect Giorgo Grognet de Vassé during the 1830’s, and built upon the site of a previous church. The church’s striking dome is the third largest unsupported dome in Europe, and the…
Mosta Doma is the most fascinating church on the island with one of the biggest domes in the world.
The Mosta Rotunda is the largest church in Malta with a circular dome that is the third world largest. The Church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
Until a few years ago , the Mosta Dome was the 3rd largest in the world. It visited by hundreds of tourists every week. An interesting fact is that during WWII a bomb that fell in the church never exploded. The bomb is still exhibited in the church.
“The displays are themed to tell a story of cultural and conservational importance related to the Maltese islands, whilst the animals filling the displays are from native, cold water, and tropical marine as well as freshwater systems. The main tank of the aquarium houses species from all over the world, including a variety of shark, ray and coral reef species.”
“This is Malta's largest and most popular beach. It's great for small children as the water is very shallow and the sand is great for sandcastles!! It has lots or beach kiosks and sunbeds, but the downside is that it gets very very busy. Get there by taking the 212 bus. Its not far. ”
“Another UNESCO-listed megalithic site, the prehistoric Hagar Qim Temples are on Malta's south coast in a commanding position on a rocky plateau overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and the Island of Filfla. Dating between 3600 BC to 3200 BC, the ancient site was buried under mounds of earth until its discovery in 1839. The facade, made up of two upright stones supporting one stone lintel, has a striking entrance.”
“Located on Malta’s western coast, at 253 metres above sea-level the Dingli Cliffs are the highest part of the Island. The cliffs became a popular attraction for tourists visiting Malta, heading there for a peaceful walk with boasting views of Filfa and the Mediterranean sea. If you do decide to visit the Dingli cliffs, then one thing that you will quickly realise is that the views are completely breathtaking. You’ll be able to enjoy also stretches of countryside beneath the cliffs with terraced fields, ”