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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!

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Casa Bernard of Rabat is a medieval palazzo with wonderful architecture and beautiful furnishings  Casa Bernard is a 16th century palazzo located in the heart of Rabat. It is the private home of...
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The Church of Our Lady of Victory is first building in Valletta The Church of Our Lady of Victory is considered to be the first building completed in Valletta by the Order of St. John. In fact, the s...
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pillory at the old prison museum in Gozo
The Old Prison of Gozo gives you an opportunity to understand how life in prison was like from the sixteenth century on The Old Prison is located in Gozo within the walls of the Citadel, overlooking ...
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Entrance to the Manoel Theatre in Valletta
The oldest theatre still used till today The Manoel Theatre was constructed in 1731 by Antonio Manoel de Vilhena, a Grandmaster of the Knights of St. John with the intention of providing an “ho...
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VallettaBuilding Fortification
Green forest of Busketts
Buskett provides a large green area with beautiful flowers and trees, a quiet space to relax in Buskett Garden is the only woodland area in Malta and is situated in the lush valley of Wied Il-Luq sou...
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BuskettGarden Park
Statue of a woman discovered in the Hagar Qim Temples
Hagar Qim is an impressive temple from the Maltese prehistory, created by huge megaliths and large altars  The Hagar Qim Temple in Qrendi, Malta was discovered under rubble in 1839, dating from ...
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QrendiTemple Historical site
Palace in Attard
San Anton Palazzo is a beautiful beautiful building in Attard that houses the residence of the President of Malta San Anton Palazzo is located in Attard and is the official residence of the President...
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St Paul Square and Mdina Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral is an architectural gem in the centre of the medieval city of Mdina St. Paul’s Cathedral is a 17th century masterpiece located in the heart of Mdina. According to tradition...
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The Wignacourt museum displays several collections of art and sculptures important to Maltese history The Wignacourt Museum is a very interesting museum located in Rabat that was open in 1981 and spr...
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Visit the St Thomas Tower and see the place where bloody battles took place St. Thomas Tower in South Malta is a fortification that was built by Grand Master Alof de Wignacourt in 1614. St Thomas Tow...
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MarsaskalaBuilding Fortification

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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