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Hagar Qim Temples, Qrendi

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Explore Hagar Qim Temples, a prehistoric temple composed of massive limestone blocks that overlooks the sea and nearby islet. Watch a 4-D film in the visitor center to learn about the 5,000 years of history associated with the temple. View a prehistoric chamber with an elliptical formation in alignment with the summer solstice sunrise so that, at dawn on the first day of summer, the rays of light pass through the hole and illuminate the chamber. Walk down one of the nature trails to the lookout tower for a view of the nearby island and nature reserve. The temple has convenient parking facilities and is easily accessible by bus. Using our world travel planner, Qrendi attractions like Hagar Qim Temples can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautifully located by the sea and very informative. But not very long takes both temples together.
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  • We arrived early morning. It was excellent to explore the site. Our sin was able to run up and down. It's a bit windy place.  more »
  • I almost skipped this place and I am so happy I went! From the 7-1/2 minute video through the small museum to the actual sites, it is well worth spending some time here. Aside from just the amazing co...  more »
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  • One of the oldest freestanding structures in the world. Would definitely recommend stopping for a 30 minute to 1 hour stay. The museum is a little small and dated but the temples are amazing to just look at and think of the 5000 years they've been around. The view of the ocean is incredible from here, you can see the curvature of the earth.
  • Beautiful place. With a heck of a view. For the more adventurous people if you head down behind the temple and behind the second temple "Mnajdra" there is a beautiful view of the sea. For those who want to swim there is a 'hidden location' easily reached by descending down after the monument dedicated to a general. No rope required. Just some previous experience with steep places and good walking shoes.
  • One of the most ancient relics in the world. Nice, but don't expect a long visit
  • Quite worth the visit. Won't take you long but €10 well spent to see some older than Stonehenge temples
  • These are amongst the oldest free standing structures in Europe and are so compelling. You have to visit if you come to Malta!