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Tarxien Temples, Tarxien

Categories: Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.2/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web
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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  • Great to see the Temple covered to protect it from the elements. Had a great guide that narrated the the history. The Temple is a great look in to the past . 
  • From an archaeological point of view, it is a complex of remarkable value, an ancient and well maintained. Very organized and precise path explanation, which unfortunately I am Italian, but for those who know English, really make good sense and the importance of the site. The wonder is that the place is next to a cemetery and in an area completely urbanized where you wouldn't expect an archaeological site of that level
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  • Well somehow very poor. Painted beautifully and on site you see is several times smaller scale as expected. Closer to dislike than liked.
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  • 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.
  • Not particularly interesting, limestone in different shapes. Probably more interesting to hardcore archelogical people
  • A Neolitic temple that takes you back to the beginning of time. Lots of remains, and structures that give you a glimpse of how the island's first settlers lived.
  • Very interesting, but layout of guide points (and info on them) was a bit confusing
  • I love it but it closed and it's coming a school
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