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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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  • Very interesting visit. I totally recommend it. To return to the entrance we did the walk that says it takes 1 hour but I don't thing it took more than half an hour and it gives you the chance to enjo...  more »
  • Site of remarkable beauty and importance that has to be seen in the case of a quick visit to the Maltese Islands. Very nice also the panoramic position and the organization is up to.
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  • The entrance to the two temples is 10 euros. It seems excessive for what then they show you the temples. Thank you that there is a projection 4 d before the visit that helps to understand its history. If you're not an expert, you see the stones there placed, without get too much out of the visit.
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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!