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Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Worth the money

I managed to get some tickets for this site (10 days before) and I am glad I did. They only allowed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Raúl F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Amazing history

Tickets book up fast so do book early. It was a great experience with the tour giving a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lilypad P
London, United Kingdom
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The Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum is an underground prehistoric burial site, a complex made up of interconnecting rock-cut chambers set on three distinct levels. Earliest remains at the site date back to about 4000BC, and the complex was used over a span of...more
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Burial Street | Triq Hal Saflieni / Triq Ic Cimiterju, Paola, Island of Malta PLA 03, Malta
+356 2180 5018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I managed to get some tickets for this site (10 days before) and I am glad I did. They only allowed 80 people a day (10 pax per time slot) so it is recommended to book well in advance. It was totally worth it. You...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Raúl F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tickets book up fast so do book early. It was a great experience with the tour giving a lot of detail into the history of the Hypogeum. Tour guides were super knowledgeable and as it is a small group you definitely feel like it is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Lilypad P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You need to book in advance (well in advance if there's a group of you), which you can do online. Only 10 people are allowed in at a time, with tours running on the hour and lasting about 45 minutes. It costs €35 per adult,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 285rachaelc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to wait from 0530hrs a few days before the get the tickets from Fort St Elmo but it was worth it. Times for the tour available was 12 or 4pm and they only release 20 tickets. The other option is to buy tickets months...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I rarely give a 5 star ranking, but this site deserves it. In fact, it's really a 6. HAL Salfieni hypogeum is off the chart and makes the entire trip. It's the tripartite of Malta. I suggest you start of going to Malta Archilohical Museum...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank j f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly book well ahead as there are limited places every day. Check you have a ticket that includes the full tour and audio guide as will disappoint otherwise. If navigating yourself, allow time to find it as it is in a town down narrow streets...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GrahamR997
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth getting tickets early. Rare experience. Read a little before you go. Wear comfortable shoes.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lawrences742
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entry is limited to 10 people and Must be pre-booked on the Heritage Malta site. (TripAdvisor wont allow me to give you the direct link) The short tour takes you down steps in short stages, where the guide highlights what's found in each area. Climate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sarinozi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Just wow! This amazing rock-hewn temple underground was built by Stone Age people. But the architectural vision, the mathematical and engineering skills required, and the clever optical illusions used in the design are astonishing. You understand when you are here that those ancestors were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank hcat50
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

It is an UNESCO World Heritage Site with very interesting history. Be sure to book tickets in advanced. The tour is nicely done with introductory short video explaining what we were about to see and how this place was found. Throughout the tour, you will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Jun_Cruz
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Ang F
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Just checking you are remembering to drop the 0 at the start of the mobile number, when including +44.
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Offer them on ebay you will probably make a profit
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