Last Wednesday Quandie shared just the morning of her recent visit to Malta. After enjoying a little coffee break at Caffe Cordina, she met up with the driver and headed toward Ħaġar Qim next. She made a quick pit stop along the way to see the Blue Grotto, a collection of sea caverns on the south east coast of Malta.
Between mainland Europe and Africa in the Mediterranean Sea lies the small island of Malta and its even smaller neighbour Gozo. These islands are best known for their megalithic temples built by Neolithic inhabitants some five to six thousand years ago. UNESCO has classified six of them as part of the ‘Megalithic Temples of Malta’ World Heritage Site. Not surprising then the temples are a popular tourist attraction. Read Ethan’s tips for visiting the megalithic temples on Malta and Gozo.
Blog post at Dave’s Travel Pages : Who built the megalithic temples of Malta, thought to be the oldest temples in the world? We may never know for sure, but visiting the temples should definitely be on your itinerary when in Malta.
The Ggantija Temples in Xaghra, Gozo, are one of the most important archaeological sites in the Maltese Islands. Their listing on the UNESCO World Heritage List makes them a site of universal significance.