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Hagar Qim Temples, Qrendi

Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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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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  • I visited these megalithic temples spurred by advice from an agency. The remains are well kept and the audio guide available in all languages and costs 1 euro I believe (to be added to the ticket that is around 10 euros) helps tremendously. the settlement is dated 3600 b.c. Before starting the visit you may also see an animation in 4 d offering a very impressive reconstruction of the various historical stages. Highly recommended.
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  • This multi temple site has been carefully preserved and is well presented with walk ways and information points. Dating from ~3,000 BC, stone age man erected and built these temples using ingenuity an...  read more »
  • These temples were excavated in the mid 1800's, now a UNESCO World Heritage site. The visitor/information centre is extremely interesting. 
  • 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.
  • Incredibly underwhelming. It was a small collection of rocks, that you pay €10 too much to see. The Mnajdra temples were slightly better. It was so bad that it was memorable.
  • Cool prehistoric buildings. Would recommend a visit on a stay at Malta.
  • temples of Hagar Qim and Mnajdra, the oldest free standing stone structures in the world. It's older than stonehenge and the pyramids.
  • The most famous and best preserved megalithic site in Malta. Worth seeing if you are at least a little bit interested in prehistory.
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