The most famous and most visited of the ancient temples, standing dramatically on a clifftop in Southern Malta. Its astronomical alignment proves how developed the civilisation was some 5000 years ago.
Easy to combine with Mnajdra, Hagar Qim is a beautiful temple complex crafted from limestone.
A vast and spectacular underground burial complex, the Hypogeum is worth the relatively expensive €30 entrance fee. Take your time and appreciate the details of this haunting underworld.
Holding some 5600 years of history, these two neolithic temples are one of the highlights of a trip to Gozo. Along with Skorba, it is considered one of the oldest free-standing monuments on the planet.
Not quite as visually impressive as Ggantija but still extremely mystical and moving. Like Ggantija, it’s only open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings.
Often visited with the Hypogeum, this large temple complex is still being excavated and is great for anyone who wants to really explore ancient history.
These two temples may be small but are are amongst the earliest ever built on the islands. The setting is majestic, with lush countryside punctuated by the ruins.
The story at these caves is intriguing and the museum holds the bones of ancient elephants and hippos, along with the evidence of Malta’s earliest settlement.
These curious cart ruts in the limestone rock are common across Malta. This free to visit site gets its London-inspired nickname from the sheer abundance of grooves.