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Tarxien Temples

Neolithic Temples Street, Tarxien, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2169 5578
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OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs). A UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of six inscribed as ‘The Megalithic Temples of Malta’ in the World Heritage List, Tarxien Temples is one of the largest and most complex of the prehistoric sites on the islands.
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  • Poor6%
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Neolithic Temples Street, Tarxien, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 2169 5578
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"temple complex"
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"small site"
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"hagar qim"
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"the bus"
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"heritage malta"
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"fat lady"
in 6 reviews
"archaeological museum"
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"worth a visit"
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"display boards"
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"hal saflieni"
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"a small gift shop"
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"above ground"
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"history buff"
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"stone age"
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"interesting place"
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"large canopy"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best places to see one of the temples, the shade is welcoming and the explanations can be heard after downloading the app in the reception lobby. It's a quiet and relaxing visit.

Thank Isa L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tarxien Temples are archaeological complex in Tarxien, Malta. They date to approximately 3150 BC. Since 1992. site was accepted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with all the other Megalithic temples on the island. We came here as part of the tourist offer "Southern...More

Thank Ivana G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several megalithic temples in Malta, we chose the Tarxien one. It is an interesting visit thinking that they build those structures 5000 years ago.

Thank Elena257
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating place for a great many reasons, and very well managed and cared for. The canopy is a good way of protecting the temple from the elements, and the walkways allow visitors to see the interior at ground level, and also from above. Really easy...More

Thank Long-Distance-Cole
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the hypogeum and decided to visit the Tarxien temples also. No need to book ahead for this place you can walk around at your own pace. A few of the original stones are in the nation museum and modern day replicas are in...More

1  Thank Jane W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The temples are small, so it’s a quick visit, however, the historical enchantment is overwhelming! The area is very well prepared for the tourists, the artifacts found at the site are on display at the Archeological Museum in Valetta, yet nobody knows the full history...More

Thank tosiapuccini
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If by the time you get to Tarxien Temples you haven't seen enough Neolithic temples, then this is well worth a stop off, especially if you've been able to visit the Hypogeum which is less than a 10 minute walk away. Maybe not as spectacular...More

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take time to feel the energies there. The structure is filled with many pockets of energy that vibrate differently. You can walk from space to space and feel the energy as it changes. The original purpose of this site can still be felt in the...More

Thank fullerabent
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Malta is rich in very ancient temples. This is one of the 'best' and very close and easy to get to from Valetta by the typical Maltese town of Paola. It is interesting to go round, see and read the signs. A good match to...More

Thank Ivor M
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped as a group - family of five - three adults and two children. We paid 0.99 for the full audio guide app which didn’t work as sound wouldn’t play - you don’t need it anyhow as the signs around are good enough detail...More

Thank IntlDuo
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OJ1982
14 February 2018|
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Response from George D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm a bit handicapped (Can't walk too far and need to use a cane) and we managed it in under an hour, including some time in the gift shop. It depends a lot on your own interest level, how many pictures you take, etc... More
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vanessa031
15 January 2018|
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Response from NautiusMaximus | Reviewed this property |
If you're talking about the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum (which you probably are: that's the famous and amazing one), then it's a short walk from the Tarxien temples. Neither is walking distance from Valetta: you'll need a bus or a... More
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Sharon G
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Response from Myke C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are audio guides in several languages which seem to be accessed via a phone 'app', and you scan codes at each info board. I overheard one from another visitor, and it was just parroting what was on the board... More
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