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Best Rated Cultural Sites by Members

San Anton Gardens Attard 10.00
Palazzo Parisio Naxxar 10.00
St. John’s Cathedral Valletta 10.00
Casa Rocca Piccola Valletta 9.00
Palazzo Parisio Naxxar 9.00
Upper Barrakka Gardens Valletta 9.00
Lower Barrakka Gardens Valletta 9.00
Buskett Garden Buskett 9.00
Chinese Garden of Serenity Santa Lucija 8.50
Għar Dalam Cave and Museum Birzebbuga 8.00

Culture in Malta and Gozo: architecture, art, museums from the Maltese heritage

Prehistoric temples, legends and the importance of religion in Malta

Maltese historical heritage date back to 7,000 years ago, when megalithic temples were built and mysterious societies inhabited the islands to then disappear suddenly, leaving only traces.

Malta is supposedly one of the first countries to have embraced Christianity, following the shipwreck of Saint Paul in 60 A.D. There are 365 churches, scattered around Malta, and you will find at least one in any village main square. One of the most magnificent once is the St. John's Cathedral in Valletta!

Cultural sites list (93)

overview of the Lower Barrakka Gardens
The lower Barrakka gardens offer a peaceful space in the heart of Valletta, offerring spectacular views of the Grand Harbour The Lower Barrakka Gardens are situated in the capital of Malta, Valletta,...
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VallettaGarden Park
THE sleeping lady of Malta at the National Museum of Archaeology
The National Museum of Archaelogy displays several tools and decorations that survived millenia A visit to The National Museum of Archaeology is an ideal way to learn about the prehistory of Malta. T...
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Palazzo Parisio view from the garden
Palazzo Parisio is a beautiful palace with lavish interiors, refined architecture and charming gardens Palazzo Parisio is located in the heart of Naxxar, just opposite the church. Palazzo Parisio was...
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the Carmelite basilica from a street in Valletta
Baroque art and architecture at its best The  Carmelite Church and Priory is located in the heart of Mdina, and it recently opened its doors to the public. The friars living in the priory invite...
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location of Lascaris war rooms
Explore the interesting war rooms that were under high security Lascaris War Rooms are located 400 feet under the Upper Barrakka Gardens, representing one of Malta’s best kept secrets from the ...
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fountain view at the St. Anton Gardens Attard
San Anton Gardens provide a shady spot in Attard surrounding the beautiful Presidential Palace The San Anton Gardens is located in Attard and is one of the most beautiful gardens in Malta with a larg...
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AttardGarden Park
Jesus statue in the Inquisitor's Palace of Vittoriosa
The Inquisitor's Palace in Birgu allows you to experience Malta during the times of the inquisition The Inquisitor’s Palace is located in the beautiful and historic town of Birgu (Vittoriosa) i...
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Auberge de castille in valletta
The houses of the Knights of St. John The term Auberge refers to the Knights’ houses. During their first years in Malta, the Knights had to serve once a week in the existing hospitals and in re...
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VallettaBuilding Fortification
dry fountain in the Gardjola Gardens Senglea
Gardjola Gardens in Senglea's bastions offer spectacular views of the Grand Harbour The Gardjola Gardens are located in Senglea, perched on the bastion with fantastic panoramic views over Marsa, Vall...
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Facade of Senglea church
A beautiful church that commemorates the victory of the Maltese in the Great Siege of 1565 The Parish Church of Senglea, dedicated to Our Lady of Victories, was probably built in 1580 to commemorate ...
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Attractions - CultureMuseums, Palazzos and Buildings

From archaeological finds to Second World War shelters, Malta offers millennia of history, art and architecture one next to another walking in the narrow streets of Valletta or in many other small villages.

All along the Maltese littoral you will find bastions, tower and fortifications, built to protect the Island from pirates and invaders. The knights of the Order of St. John and then the British rulers have left the most remarkable imprint on Maltese architecture.

Green lust and botanic gardens

Attractions - Culture

Botanic gardens and parks are an oasis of tranquillity and provide cool shade during the summer months.

They are the triumph of men on the arid climate, and a display of skilled and tasteful composition of flowers and plants.

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