Malta Historic Sites and Landmarks

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Ggantija TemplesGgantija Temples
Xaghra, Malta

Located on Gozo Island in Malta, these two round prehistoric temples with statues of full-figured goddesses were dedicated to the Earth Mother.

Rotunda of St Marija AssuntaRotunda of St Marija Assunta
Mosta, Malta

This impressive 19th-century church is known for having the third-largest dome in Europe and for having miraculously survived a German bomb in 1942.

Mdina CathedralMdina Cathedral
Mdina, Malta

This 17th-century cathedral stands on the traditional site of the town house of the governor Publius, who received the Apostle Paul when he was shipwrecked on Malta.

Tarxien TemplesTarxien Temples
Tarxien, Malta

The Tarxien temples are four megalithic temples constructed in southern Malta between 3600 and 2500 BC. They are notable for their complexity, fine construction and variety of figural carvings.

St. Paul's Catacombs
Rabat, Malta

This fascinating labyrinth of 3rd-century subterranean tombs is the earliest archaeological evidence of Christianity in Malta.

St. Paul's Church and GrottoSt. Paul's Church and Grotto
Rabat, Malta

The beautiful St. Paul's Church in Rabat stands above a grotto where the Apostle Paul is said to have taken refuge after his shipwreck on Malta.