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Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting piece of European history

Hypogeum is a very interesting and mysterious site. The guiding is very informative, available in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ostergotland County, Sweden
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Beautiful Malta

First book in advance. At least 2-3 weeks. Reopened in last couple of years after extensive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Naples, Italy
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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 Ic Cimiterju, Paola, Island of Malta PLA 1116, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hypogeum is a very interesting and mysterious site. The guiding is very informative, available in different languages and well executed. Book tickets asap! They only let in ten persons on each guiding.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank christinah604
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rarity creates curiousity and demand. 35 euros and needing to book 2 months in advance doesn't really equals the experience. Interesting though! Should have been 15 euros.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank allfebe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First book in advance. At least 2-3 weeks. Reopened in last couple of years after extensive renovation to protect site. What great idea limiting to 10 people at a time. Thus to protect the contents. A must see, but the relics are contained in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank skrtime
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a part of any of the organized tours and it quite restricted. You need to get tickets ahead of time but this can be done online. They only allow 70 visitors per day, 10 per hour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank horsechick81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully and lovingly restored and maintained You need to book in advance and in the high season that could be weeks in advance If you are into ancient civilisation and history, this is a must for you Takes about an hour and includes an audio...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank IanL731
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see on Malta. Underground temple/burial ground left undiscovered until 1902, access is now strictly limited to 10 people per hour. This is not something you can do spontaneously, you need to book at least a few weeks in advance (depending on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 337alliep
Reviewed 11 February 2019 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 8 February 2019

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 8 February 2019 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
2  Thank 285rachaelc
Reviewed 6 February 2019 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
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Response from YSTcruiser | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I went with a tour arranged by a cruise ship so I don't know.
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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