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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Attard, Ta' Qali, Island of Malta, Malta
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All reviews glass blowing local crafts for sale glass factory popular tourist attraction shop staff glass making handmade items jewellery shop worth a visit lovely glass blown glass maltese cross hop on hop off bus public transport great place to visit works of art
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Phew, this is still a building site. You are walking and jumping over wires etc. Very dusty too. The Mdina Glass shop/ factory is open and they have beautiful glass items. There is a jewellery shop, pottery place and some other 2 shops that were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was highly recommended and so we booked a trip specifically that included it. A total disappointment. It’s just a construction site and the 4 stores that were there looked neglected and everything we touched was full of dirt. What a waste. Maybe when...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ABroner
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Don't bother going. I would wait until all the building work has been finished. At present there is very little to see apart from a few very dusty shops.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

If you love hunting out local quality crafts this is a must stop. Glass, ceramics and silver jewellery dominate but there are other local treasures and souviniers too. I could easily spend a morning browsing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kate m
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Having been here over 20 years ago, we were really surprised how little it had changed - apart from the upgrading of the road, which made it very difficult to get around from shop to shop. Feel so sorry for the traders as they rely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Tina C
Reviewed 8 October 2018

AT this moment September 2018 Ta' Qali Crafts Village is currently an active building site, as it is being rebuilt there are a few craft shops open one with a refreshment center and the air force museum is also open still worth a visit, however...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Keith2007
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This has the potential to be a great craft village, but it's about a year away id say. The development is part funded by the EU, and looks to be a really high quality, but as a result, in October 2018, only about 5 places...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CorkRob7
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The craft village has no car park, there are no facilities for the disabled. The paths are too dangerous to walk along. There are only three businesses open. There is construction taking place and there is cement dust and dust from the roads coating everything...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donna M
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

I was really looking forward to visiting the craft village, it’s always great to take back home something which is locally made and is a reminder of our holiday. Unfortunately this place is not the place for that! What a complete waste of time. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JACox
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Why did they not close this place until after the building work was completed I will never know. We have visited many times over the years but we couldn't even get near this time. It's dangerous due to heavy machinery and inaccessible by car, maybe...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jan F
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Mary G
21 December 2017|
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Response from traceypault | 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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