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“glass blowing”(36 reviews)
“local crafts”(12 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Attard, Ta' Qali, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 2143 0966
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Forget the hype and wait a couple of years before you visit. Ta’ Qali is just a massive construction site. There are a few craft centres open but only a small proportion of what there should be. It’s dusty and very poorly signed and not...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is like a craft village out of the 1950s. While there is some decent merchandise and a few artisans on site, much of the stuff is commerially made and pretty awful. I'm sorry that we stopped.

1  Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

End of July 2017 we odererd and paid for a small coffee table and shipment to Switzerland. Delievery approx. 6 weeks. Mid October the table arrived broken in Switzerland due to unsufficient packaging. We had paid Euro 270.00 for shipment. The postagefee on the package...More

2  Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

4 poor shops were open. You will mostly dust, gravel and dirty being blow up to you by the huge construction work in progress. You spend 20minutes in a middle of nowhere, breathing dirty and all what you need right after is a shower to...More

Thank Michel V
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

To call this area a "Craft Village" is a bit of a stretch. It's more of a hunt the nissan hut, that's if you're lucky enough to find one with a sign outside and an actual shop inside. My husband and I wandered around for...More

Thank valin05
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The craft village is a fascinating place! It is located on the hop on, hop off tour bus route and the workshops are set up in old Nissan huts were charming and an extremely enjoyable way to spend a few hours. Ta’ Qali is located...More

1  Thank Cricketman_10
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the craft centre a few years ago and when we decided to visit Malta again this was one of our must visits. Then the former airfield with it’s Nissen huts was charming and an extremely enjoyable way to spend a few hours.How disappointed...More

1  Thank stevelB3110MI
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We stopped here as part of a larger tour in early April. If we had driven there with only the intent of going to the Crafts Village, it would have been extremely disappointing; not so sure it is worth a trip if you're not already...More

1  Thank AdventureSeeker75
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

The Village area is being replaced by a new structure that should better showcase the pottery and filigree/jewelry work. We watched a woman create a piece of filigree jewelry from sterling silver. Very intricate and supposedly a vanishing art form.

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 19 April 2018

I visited the Craft Village for the first time in 2013 and was horrified to see the changes taking place. It appears the old village is being replaced with a new one. The old Nissan huts from the last war that have housed the various...More

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Mary G
21 December 2017|
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Response from Tracey Paul T | Reviewed this property |
Hi the local buses do go there and stop at the end of the road. The open top buses also stop there to.
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Viv1405
29 July 2017|
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Response from Dawn C | Reviewed this property |
Surprised that concierge at resort can't help you. However as other people have said the bus is easy to get and cheap. I looked up on google maps where you are staying and asked for directions to Ta'Qali, it came up with... More
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Helen D
11 September 2016|
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Response from beachman_12 | Reviewed this property |
HI I don't believe it is open on a sunday,but check with the local tourist office for conformation.
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