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Gozo and Comino Full Day Cruise Tour
"In the morning you will board on your vessel and leave Sliema Creek. You will cruise northbound towards Malta's sister island Gozo also known as the island of Calypso where you will disembark. Once you arrive at Mġarr Harbor you will be greeted by your official representative who will drive you around this beautiful island. You will be driven through Xewkija Xlendi Rabat and the Citadel Għarb (Ta' Pinu Basilica) Dwejra (Azure Window) as well as many other picturesque Gozitan villages. Whilst you will only driven through these villages
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Gozo and Comino Full Day Cruise Tour
"In the morning you will board on your vessel and leave Sliema Creek. You will cruise northbound towards Malta's sister island Gozo also known as the island of Calypso where you will disembark. Once you arrive at Mġarr Harbor you will be greeted by your official representative who will drive you around this beautiful island. You will be driven through Xewkija Xlendi Rabat and the Citadel Għarb (Ta' Pinu Basilica) Dwejra (Azure Window) as well as many other picturesque Gozitan villages. Whilst you will only driven through these villages
From EUR40.00
 
Gozo and Comino Full Day Cruise Tour
"In the morning you will board on your vessel and leave Sliema Creek. You will cruise northbound towards Malta's sister island Gozo also known as the island of Calypso where you will disembark. Once you arrive at Mġarr Harbor you will be greeted by your official representative who will drive you around this beautiful island. You will be driven through Xewkija Xlendi Rabat and the Citadel Għarb (Ta' Pinu Basilica) Dwejra (Azure Window) as well as many other picturesque Gozitan villages. Whilst you will only driven through these villages
From EUR40.00

More Things to Do in Xewkija

Treasures of the old church

One of the most beautiful works of the old church is the apse representing the Adoration of the "Lamb" according to St John's Apocalypse.The main paintings is attributed to Mattia Preti or to one of...
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Dec 03, 2006

The Museum of Sculpture

A short time before the Rotunda was completed, the old church was carefully dismantled, and the best parts of it were delicately rebuilt next to the church. The initial idea was to demolish the old...
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Dec 03, 2006

The paintings in the church

Each of the side chapels of the Rotunda is decorated with beautiful paintings made by Chev. Paul Camilleri Cauchi. Among these paintings we can count: The Vision of Zachariah, The Birth of St John, St...
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Dec 03, 2006

The old Baptismal font

Symmetrical to the above described Altar of the Blessed Sacrament, on the right side of the Main Altar is another beautiful chapel.The main piece of the chapel no.4 is the Baptismal font dating from...
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Dec 03, 2006

The Altar of the Blessed Sacrament

Located on the left side of the church, looking the Main Altar, the Altar of the Blessed Sacrament is dating from the 17th century.Its main attraction is the tabernacle, which once belonged to Mdina...
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Dec 03, 2006

The Main Altar

Rotunda's Main Altar was carved in Carrara marble at the Ceccotti Factory in Italy.In the center of the altar is the Immaculate Lamb with angels on each side and surrounded in the corners by the four...
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Dec 03, 2006
 
 
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The dome

As in the case of the homonym Rotunda of Mosta, the impressive dome is the one that is giving the name of the church – the Rotunda.The internal diameter of the dome is 24.5m, while the external one is...
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Dec 03, 2006

Statue of St. John

The statue of Xewkija's Patron Saint was made in mulberry wood by the Maltese sculptor Paul Azzopardi of Cospicua in 1845. As in most of Malta's town, with the occasion of Xewkija's feast, the statue...
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Dec 03, 2006

The Rotunda – inside

Once you enter the Rotunda you cannot stop being amazed about its beauty. Made of honey-colored Malta limestone, inside the Rotunda is 64m long and 43m wide.The fantastic dome with an outer...
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Dec 03, 2006

The Rotunda – outside

Getting closer to Xewkija from Mgarr Harbor, a wonderful view of the church was displayed to our eyes.The enormous circular structure in white local limestone, it is called Rotunda because of its...
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Dec 03, 2006

Fund raising for the new church

For the works to the new church many donations were offered, and free labor by the people was forthcoming all the time. Eight persons offered LM 500- each for the eight columns, which support the...
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Dec 03, 2006

Xewkija's new church

With the growth of Xewkija's population, the need for a new, larger church was felt.The works to the foundations of the new church started at the end of 1951, but the old church of St. John was left...
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Dec 03, 2006

Xewkija - the village

Xewkija is considered the oldest village in Gozo. As a confirmation of this statement, more than 350 years ago, ruins of a megalithic temple dedicated to the goddess of fertility were excavated...
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Mariblu, Mgarr Road, Xewkija, VCT 111, Malta
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