Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

A World Heritage Site since 1980, the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum is a unique prehistoric monument which bears unique testimony to a civilization which has disappeared. The site was discovered during the building of new houses in Paola at the turn of the century, and was reported to the authorities in 1902. Containing evidence from around […]

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Fort St Angelo

Dominating the tip of Vittoriosa, Fort St Angelo has always been of great importance because of its strategic position. Fort St Angelo’s intrinsic value for the Maltese Islands and their people knows no comparison. It may not be the oldest, grandest or finest stronghold, but it surely is the boldest memorial of the strategic importance […]

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Tarxien Temples

The Tarxien Temples site consists of a complex of four megalithic structures built between 3600 and 2500 B.C. and reused between 2400 and 1500 B.C. Discovered in 1913 by local farmers, the site was extensively excavated between 1915 and 1919, with a number of minor interventions carried out in the 1920s, by Sir Themistocles Zammit, […]

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St Paul’s Catacombs

St Paul’s Catacombs are a typical complex of interconnected, underground Roman cemeteries that were in use up to the 7th, and possibly the 8th centuries A.D. They are located on the outskirts of the old Roman capital Melite (today’s Mdina), since Roman law prohibited burials within the city. St Paul’s Catacombs represent the earliest and […]

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Ħaġar Qim & Mnajdra Temples

The temple of Ħaġar Qim stands on a hilltop overlooking the sea and the islet of Filfla, not more than 2km south-west of the village of Qrendi. At the bottom of the hill, only 500m away, lies another remarkable temple site, Mnajdra found above the southern cliffs. The surrounding landscape is typical Mediterranean garigue and […]

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Fort St Elmo – National War Museum

Hosted by Fort St Elmo, the National War Museum houses a superb collection of items which takes us back to prehistoric times. Artefacts are displayed in chronological order, commencing from the early phases of the Bronze Age around 2,500 B.C. Two halls are dedicated to Malta’s important role in WW I, the Inter-War Period and Malta’s historical role in the Second World […]

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National Museum of Archaeology

The National Museum of Archaeology is housed in the Auberge de Provence in Republic Street, Valletta. The building, an example of fine Baroque architecture, was built in 1571 and followed a plan by local architect Ġilormu Cassar. The Auberge de Provence was house to the Knights of the Order of St John originating from Provence, […]

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Ġgantija Temples

The Ġgantija Temples in Xagħra (Gozo) are one of the most important archaeological sites in the Maltese Islands and are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The site consists of two temples dating back to between 3600 and 3200 B.C. Notwithstanding its age, the monument survives in a considerably good state of preservation. Entrance to the Ġgantija Temples […]

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Esplora

Esplora is a unique visitor attraction, offering a very enjoyable experience that will make science more appealing and fun for everyone. Visitors may interact with cutting-edge exhibits that deal with different aspects of science. Everyone is encouraged to explore, think and imagine by touching, feeling and using the exhibits in a hands-on, body-on, mind-on approach […]

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The Shipwreck

Wide screen innovative projection about the shipwreck of St Paul in Malta.

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