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Address: Neolithic Temples Street, Tarxien, Island of Malta, Malta
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Larger and better preserved than Mjandra with more informaton

I had not been intending to visit this Temple, but when I realised the bus to Marsaxlokk passed by, it seemed too good an opportunity to pass up. The Temple is very easy to find... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had not been intending to visit this Temple, but when I realised the bus to Marsaxlokk passed by, it seemed too good an opportunity to pass up. The Temple is very easy to find, being less than a five minute walk from the bus stop. It is not a large site, but what is there is remarkably well preserved... More 

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place looks like it is going to disappoint but it doesn't, a very interesting place, the story it tells is amazing,

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Troinex, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the bus to Marsaxlokk when some tourist onboard got off in Tarxien and asked the driver about the temples. Researched them on the way to the sea and decided to visit them upon our return. So easy to overlook but a must even if archeology is not your thing. It is a World Heritage site. The ruins... More 

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GREECE&CYPRUS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a UNESCO World Heritage site which consists of a complex of four megalithic structures built between 3600 and 2500 BC and re-used between 2400 and 1500 BC. This temple is one of the largest and most complex of the prehistoric sites on the Islands.

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Vorselaar, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With a nicely guided walk, you'll discover the Tarxien temples site. It was a bit difficult to reach and find parking. If you are near and see a parking spot... Park! A fully accessible site !

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Greer, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first of many of the neolithic temples we visited during our trip in Malta. It was small, not crowded when we went (on a Sunday) and very well kept. We entered as part of the Heritage Malta pass.

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safi, malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Although some of the massive slabs are clearly restored with modern material, this 4,500-year old structure is truly impressive. There are 4 temples which give an idea of the architectural development of these primitive people. The carvings and decorations, especially what had once been a 2-metre high statue, show fine workmanship and were executed using only stone tools. Although they... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The structure of the temple is not unique for the island, nevertheless the site is well preserved and facilitated for visiting. What exactly you get visiting Tarxien Temples: -seeing parts of the sculptures that are popularized on postcards; -stone combinations that doesn't make sense to modern people neither impress somehow; -ancient and new stones with a very low chances to... More 

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Tarxien, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I live just around the corner from the Temples and have visited them many times. Knowing the history of this site makes the experience special. Some visitors are disappointed about the size of the ruins, but with some background knowledge it is a lovely place to visit.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is truly fascinating experience! To be able to walk through such well preserved ruins of an ancient temple dating back more than 5000 years is truly mind blowing! You can stand right where people prayed all those thousands of years back, and where sacrifices (may be human) were made.. simply amazing! A must see!

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