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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)

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
The Wignacourt Tower in Bugibba
Wignacourt's tower to defend the Maltese coastline Wignacourt Tower, is located in St. Paul’s Bay and was built in 1610 by Grand Master Alof de Wignacourt. It’s the most ancient coastal d...
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St. Paul's BayBuilding Fortification
Flowers and the lake of the Garden of Serenity in Santa Lucija
The garden of serenity in Santa Lucija provides a quiet place for you to reflect and meditate The Chinese Garden of Serenity is a lovely Chinese Garden situated in Santa Lucija in the South of Malta ...
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Santa LucijaGarden Park
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
Visit the beautiful Kitchen Garden in Malta The Kitchen Garden in Attard is one of the most historical gardens in Malta. The beautiful garden belongs to the San Anton Palace and has been providing th...
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AttardGarden Park
facade of St Paul Shipwreck Church in Valletta
One of the oldest churches in Valletta, Malta The Collegiate Parish Church of St Paul's Shipwreck is one of Valletta’s oldest churches, dating back to the 1570s. Many consider St. Paul to be t...
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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
Corner view of the Santa Agatha Red Tower
St. Agatha's tower painted in red St. Agatha’s Tower in Mellieha, is more known as the Red Tower because of the colour that it was painted in when it was restored. It was built in 1647 by Grand...
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MelliehaBuilding Fortification
Green path inside the Argotti Botanical park in Floriana
Argotti gardens provide a quiet space to relax in, accompanied by a number of trees and flowers species Argotti Botanical Gardens dates back to 1774 and is situated in Floriana, a short walk from cap...
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FlorianaGarden Park
The front of the Mosta Dome
Mosta Dome, the third largest rotunda dome in the world The Mosta Dome is perhaps the most impressive church in Malta, with its’ massive rotunda, that is the third largest in the world. The Mo...
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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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