#5 best destination in the world

 

Ġgantija, Gozo

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  • Megalithic temple complex from the Neolithic
  • One of the oldest buildings in the world
  • The Ġgantija temples are the earliest of the Megalithic Temples of Malta and are older than the pyramids of Egypt
  • Their makers erected the two Ġgantija temples during the Neolithic (3600–2500 BC), which makes these temples more than 5500 years old and the world’s second oldest existing manmade religious structures after Göbekli Tepe in present-day Turkey
  • The temples are elements of a ceremonial site in a fertility rite

St. John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta

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  • Roman Catholic co-cathedral dedicated to Saint John the Baptist
  • Built between 1572 and 1577
  • In the 17th century, its interior was redecorated in the Baroque style
  • The interior of the church is considered to be one of the finest examples of high Baroque architecture in Europe

Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, Paola

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  • Neolithic subterranean structure dating from 3300 – 3000 BC
  • Thought to have been a sanctuary and necropolis, with the remains of more than 7,000 individuals documented by archeologists, and is among the best preserved examples of the Maltese temple building culture

Ramla Bay, Gozo

  • Ramla Bay is located at the bottom of a rich and fertile valley on the northern side of the island of Gozo
  • The beach is wide and sandy, and a particularly golden-reddish sand which makes this beach different from all others in Gozo and Malta
  • The beach is surrounded by hillsides on both the west and east where many local farmers have gardens and orchards

Comino

  • Small island of the Maltese archipelago, named after the cumin seed that once flourished in the Maltese islands, the island is the least densely populated area in the Republic of Malta
  • It has a permanent population of only two residents
  • The island is a bird sanctuary and nature reserve

Golden Bay, Mellieħa

  • Scenic beach cove with fine sand, rocky cliffs and shallow water, plus resort hotels and restaurants

Blue Grotto, Qrendi

  • A number of sea caverns, a short distance from the fishing harbor limits of Wied iż-Żurrieq, of Qrendi
  • The location of the caves lead to the seawater reflecting shades of blue on the cave walls and ceilings
  • Boat trips for visiting the caves run all days of the year, weather permitting
  • Scuba diving on the nearby scuttled wreck Um El Faroud, and snorkeling along the coastline, together with rock climbing, are the most popular activities