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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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front of the Collegial Parish Church of St Lawrence
St. Lawrence church in Birgu displays fine baroque architechture and beautiful paintings from the past centuries Vittoriosa is one of the oldest parishes in Malta. St. Lawrence Church was built by Lo...
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The town hall in Victoria's main square The Banca Giuratale is located in the main square of Victoria, in the capital town of Gozo. The square where it is located is locally known as ‘It-Tokk&r...
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Victoria-GozoBuilding Fortification
Skull of a Dwarf Elefant in the Ghar Dalam Cave museum in Birzebbuga
Ghar Dalam is an interesting cave in Birzebbuga having a collection of fossils and artefacts from the Maltese Prehistory Close to Birżebbuġa is the key historical site of Għar Dalam, meaning a dar...
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BirzebbugaTemple Historical site
Airplanes in the Malta Aviation Museum
The Malta Aviation Museum depicts the rich aviation history of Malta The Malta Aviation Museum is a very popular attraction for aviation enthusiasts and is located in the former Royal Air force Stati...
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Ta' QaliMuseum
stairs and entrance of Ta'Hagrat Temples
Ta' Hagrat consists of two important temples dating back to prehistoric times, highlighting how society worshipped gods back then Ta’ Hagrat Temple in Mgarr, Malta is a UNESCO World Heritage si...
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MgarrTemple Historical site
The Porphyry room of the Casa Rocca Piccola in Valletta
Casa Rocca Piccola in Valletta exhibits the way of life of Maltese nobility for during last centuries Casa Rocca Piccola is located in the heart of Malta's capital city, Valletta. It is an ...
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Hal Saflieni Hypogeum is a unique underground site that was used to burial ground in prehistorical times A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum close to Paola, was probably a sanctua...
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PaolaTemple Historical site
skyline of the Cittadella Cathedral in Victoria Gozo
The baroque Cathedral of the Cittadella in Gozo is an elegant church with beautiful decorations This prominent baroque Cathedral in the Cittadella, Victoria, Gozo, was designed by Lorenzo Gafa’...
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Mediaval and baroque buildings overlooking the whole of Gozo The Cittadella is a small fortified town located at the centre of Gozo, on a hill overlooking the capital town of Victoria. It is a UNESCO...
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Victoria-GozoBuilding Fortification
  Visit Bir Mula Heritage House in Cospicua and discover the cultural heritage of this city Bir Mula Heritage Museum is located in Bormla (Cospicua), one of Malta’s Three Cities. The site...
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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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