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Tarxien Temples

Neolithic Temples Street, Tarxien, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2169 5578
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Neolithic Temples Street, Tarxien, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2169 5578
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden amongst city blocks you could almost miss this site. It is signposted though. It is a well laid out site with ramps and walkways to keep the temp!es protected. It looks amazing though, with carvings still visible, and we'll meant reconstructions of some of...More

Thank Myke C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in history or pre-history then a visit to the neolithic temples of Tarxien are a must.You can get an audio guide for your tour which is well worth the small fee.Take your time and take it all in because if you...More

Thank dublinbren58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Tarxien as our first Maltese temple, and it is close to the famous Hypogeum. However, it did not make as much impression on me as Mnajdra and Hagar Qim. I was particularly confused as to what stones are reproductions and which are original....More

Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I followed my early morning visit here with a local bus to the Ghar Dalam Cave and then the bus to Marsallox Bay. Great full day in Southern Malta. Bus 82 (or others) from Valletta to the the temple stop and a few minutes walk...More

Thank vessi80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We combined a visit here with a pre-booked tour to the nearby hypogeum. The temple is covered with a tent and has a wooden walkway around and through it for easy viewing. Reproduction artefacts were placed where they were found and signage is good. Only...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

One of the hidden gems of Malta. It's really remarkable just how ancient this place is and yet how it's not well known outside of Malta. Amazing display of ancient sculptures and other stuff, although majority are copies, while originals are in the National Archeology...More

1  Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed April 18, 2017

You would miss these if you do not research them beforehand. If you are going on the city sightseeing bus tour, you have to have a map so you don't get lost as they drop ou off about a km away. For 3 of us...More

1  Thank Kenwyoung
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Really intersting. Amazing they are so old.Predting pyramids and stone henge. Some infomation at the visitprs centre. Did as part of half day tour Tarxien, cave Dwejma and Hajar qim. Note half dy tour doesn't inlud Hypogeum and Hypogeum is reported to have waiting list...More

Thank TMS44
Reviewed April 16, 2017

I'd been looking forward to seeing this temple for a long time, and I wasn't disappointed. Covering the site was manageable, and as students we got a discount. The huge blocks of stone stacked on top of each other were very impressive, and most of...More

Thank Louise J
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We went to tarxien Temple on the way back to Valletta from marsaxlokk. the bus stops a few meters from the temple and is very easy to find it. The tarxien Temple is one of the largest and most complex of the prehistoric sites in...More

2  Thank Themis E
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David B
Is hypogeum still closed to public? Planning to visit oct 2017.
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Alfred C | Reviewed this property |
Hello David. I e-mailed Heritage Malta yesterday. They said that the Hal-Saflieni Hypogeum restorations should be over by mid-2017. So, hopefully, you will be able to view this site: if so, don't miss it. You can... More