Tarxien Temples, Tarxien

Explore the walkways around, above, and through the remains of one of the largest and most complex prehistoric sites on the islands at Tarxien Temples. The four megalithic structures, discovered in 1913 by local farmers, were built between 3600 and 2500 BCE. The temples showcase examples of prehistoric art that have survived the millennia, including relics of two bulls and a sow. Watch for informational boards explaining the significance of the ruins and how the temples were used. Be sure to bring a hat and water, as it can get very hot and shade is limited. Make Tarxien Temples part of your personalized Tarxien itinerary using our Tarxien driving holiday planning website .
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  • Adult ticket price € 6/persona. Site covered by a marquee and explored on foot. The information is not, however, in Italian and in a main shopping district of minutes you visit quietly. Be evaluated only for lovers of archaeological sites.
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  • The Tarxien Temples are an archaeological complex in Tarxien, Malta. The site was accepted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 along with the other Megalithic temples on the island of Malta. Tarxi...  more »
  • Travel back in time 5000 years in just a visit, where you could touch, feel and dream how these ancestors where living in those days.  more »
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  • Fascinating site, to think the earliest structures were built before the first pyramid! The site is well taken care of and there are signs with information along the walkway which explain the highlights.
  • Brilliant.Sadly no audio guide but i tried to understand what i was seeing.There is Wi-fi so do what i didn't do and make sure you have plenty of battery power on your phone.The bus stop you want is Neolithi.The temple itself is pretty good and would recommend a visit.Its a short journey from Valletta.We are all here to be truthful so i would like you to go to my review on Hagar Qim.The Taxien Temples are in the middle of town,there are no artifact displays.I felt Hagar Qim did it for me.On a cliff top,great museum,A brilliant 3D film show,two seperate temple sites and walks that are interesting in their own right.Nothing wrong with the Tarxien temples.If you want to visit one site you already know my vote.Enjoy.
  • At six Euros it is good value to enter. You can either wander and read the notes at various points, or buy more detailed guides. The decked path takes you around the outside and then into the interior of the Megalithic structures, which are under a tent like structure to protect it and also allow it to be seen as it should be.
  • Very interesting, prehistoric site. I'd suggest to read ahead you visit as info is a bit limited here. Definitely important remains of an ancient temple but particular functions of individual parts are still remain to be defined. People usually compare this site to the nearby Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum that's more famous, better promoted, and much more expensive due to the limited access. I'd suggest to visit both and use your imagination.
  • I mean its nice and all, but def not worth of 6 eur entrance fee. They are remains of one temple, combinded ticket for all temples like 15 euros or something would be acceptable...all other is way too much for few big stones, they are unfortunatley not that much representative.

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