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Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

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Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

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Gozo and Comino Islands: including Blue Lagoon, Crystal Lagoon & caves

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Get away from the main island of Malta in search of sea and sunshine on this tour from Bugibba. Visit the Crystal Lagoon (if traveling in June-October), followed by the Blue Lagoon on Comino for swimming and snorkeling. From here, continue to Gozo Island, where you have the choice of enjoying free time at your leisure or taking a tour of the island's historic sites before cruising back to Bugibba via the Santa Maria pirate caves.
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heather T wrote a review Sep 22
Wellington, New Zealand65 contributions15 helpful votes
This was top of my list and so pleased we were able to do the tour. Fascinating history as it dates back to 2500 BC and for those spiritually inclined the Oracle Chamber.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Michiel G wrote a review Sep 6
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This is a scam. 35 euro entry fee per person and for that money you are not even allowed to take a picture. Absolutely a no-go.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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wherehaveinotbeenyet wrote a review Aug 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom385 contributions30 helpful votes
This is an interesting 50-min tour of an underground burial site, however it is not worth the extortionate price. Additionally, unless you book months in advance you will not get in as only ten people are allowed in per hour to protect the fragile environment. You have to leave all your belongings in a locker and are not allowed to take photos.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Fenugreek12 wrote a review Aug 2020
Bern, Switzerland285 contributions140 helpful votes
The Hypogeum is definitively THE site you have to see when on Malta. It is very touching to see all the efforts our ancestors made to purvey the dead with a kind of nekropolis where the deceased can rest. All structures are hewn or rather carved out of the stone. Be aware that you‘ll have to book your visit well beforehand.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Jaco Cheshire Cat wrote a review Aug 2020
Italy2 contributions
The actual hypogeum is awesome, but they make feel 5000 years of anthropological history like an overpriced cantina tour, dropping grotesque assumptions as informations and repeating them to make them stick. Best to watch a video until they actually feel like giving a decent descriptive tour. Ps- impossible to book online where the price was 35€, “lucky” to have gotten 2 “last minute” tickets for 40€ each: spent as much as the flight to get to Malta for a 50 minutes “tour”.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from HerMalta, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
Responded Aug 13, 2020
Dear Sir, Thank you for your interest in the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum. This is the first time that we have such a complaint about our audio-visual, however, we will take this into consideration when planning other interpretation material. We are very sorry that you had problems with purchasing your tickets online, if you encounter any difficulties in the future kindly send us an email on info@heritagemalta.org or contacted us via phone on +35623954000, we would be very happy to assist you purchasing your tickets with the normal booking at the price of €35. Best Regards Heritage Malta
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