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Tarxien Temples, Tarxien
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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. For Tarxien Temples and beyond, use our Tarxien trip itinerary maker to get the most from your Tarxien vacation.
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  • My 2nd temple visit during my stay, perhaps the less beautiful, finally relativons anyway, they look very hard? So do interest.
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  • Absolutely gorgeous megalithic temples! The site is well maintained, the staff are friendly, the bathrooms are clean, and there is an app that you can download onto your phone (through their complemen...  more »
  • We arrived on the Maltasightseeing hop on/off bus tour. Directions to the site are very poor but locals were only too happy to direct us there. Admission was 4.50 euros each. It would be great if the ...  more »
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  • The temples have been protected by a large tent. There is also access to an audio guide through an app which you can download, but there is also information as you walk along the pathway around and inside the temples.
  • Very impressive temples, presented with minimal context. There is a "Tarxien temple app" you should preinstall to get more detail. Gantries allow good wheelchair access, and also provide a running circuit for kids bored of Neolithic remains.
  • Its good indeed. But six euros is a lot i think
  • A small complex of ruins, nice stop if you like neolithic archaeology
  • Not particularly interesting, limestone in different shapes. Probably more interesting to hardcore archelogical people