21 May 2014

The Prehistoric Megalithic Temples of Malta

Baldhiker 12/05/2014: A stay in Malta would not have been complete without visiting at least one of the Megalithic Temples. On Malta there are 11 in total and some of them date back to a time way before the pyramids of Egypt and Stonehenge for example, making them some of the oldest religious sites on earth.  7 of the temples here are UNESCO World Heritage Sites I was in an area to the south west of the main island where I took the great opportunity to visit two of them at once. Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra, both built in the fourth millenium BC. They are about 500 metres away from each other but both included in one entry via a very visual display and museum...read on.