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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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doll at Malta Toy Museum
The Malta Toy Museum displays a large collection of toys that have been collected over several decades The Toy Museum is located in the capital of Malta, Valletta, opposite Casa Rocca Piccola and spr...
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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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inner courtyard of in the Grandmaster Palace in Valletta
The Grandmaster's Palace in Valletta Dominating Palace Square, the Grandmaster's Palace was one of the first buildings to be built in Valletta – in 1571. The original Palazzo was designed by Ge...
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Fort Rinella, Malta's only live museum Fort Rinella was built in 1878 by the British in Malta and was one of four 100-ton batteries built in Malta and Gibraltar to protect the British. At that time, ...
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Villa Rundle gardens provides you with a quiet place in the heart Victoria, Gozo The beautiful Villa Rundle Public Gardens is located in Victoria, Gozo, in the lower part of Republic Street. The gard...
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Entrance to the Howard Gardens In Rabat
Howard gardens provide a quiet spot just outside Mdina, offering beautiful views of the medieval city Howard Gardens is one of the larger gardens in Malta named after the first Prime Minister of Malt...
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decorated armour in the palace armoury in valletta
The Palace Armoury presents a large collection of armour dating back to the times of The Knights The Palace Armoury is a very popular tourist attraction located in the capital city of Malta, Valletta...
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St George's Basilica in Victoria
St. George's Basilica of Victoria is a fine example of richly decorated churches in Gozo St. George’s Basilica is located in the heart of Victoria, Gozo. The parish began during medieval times,...
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The Santa Maria Watchtower
Comino's only fortification Santa Marija tower in Comino, was built in 1618 by Grandmaster de Wignacourt on a site that is 80 metres above sea-level, as part of the chain of towers that provided defe...
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Borg in-Nadur is a prehistoric temple in the South of Malta The Borg in-Nadur Temple in Malta is located close to the sea at Birzebbuga and was excavated by Dr Margaret Murray between 1922 and 1927. ...
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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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