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Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

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Temples in Malta

Malta is a small Island in Europe. We have lots of Temples around the Islands of Malta and... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2009
Josephine Laudi L
Sliema, Malta

This is easily reachable using the wonderful Maltese bus system but you can't just turn up. There... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2009
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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 14 November 2009

Malta is a small Island in Europe. We have lots of Temples around the Islands of Malta and Gozo.They are the oldest Temples in the world. To visit you need at least 1 week so you can visit all the tempes that we have. Tp...More

1  Thank Josephine Laudi L
Reviewed 24 October 2009

This is easily reachable using the wonderful Maltese bus system but you can't just turn up. There is a strict limit to the number of people per tour (tours only too, no turning up & wandering around by yourself) and a limited number of tours...More

4  Thank CaroCNottingham
Reviewed 28 August 2009

The guide books all say this is a highlight - yes it is. The books all say you must book in advance - this is also true. We went along on 24/8/09 and people were being turned and told they were fully booked until 6/9/09...More

3  Thank BiginMadrid
Reviewed 26 August 2009

Definately a highlight of the trip! Make sure that you book tickets in advance of your holiday though as when we went (21 August) it was fully booked up until 6 Sept! A large number of people were turned away as the numbers are limited...More

2  Thank Glasgowtravelmonkey
Reviewed 26 May 2009

Adult ticket booked online: €10.00. Tour length: 1 hour. Worth it?: Yes. Apart from seconding what has gone before in the previous (very informative) reviews, I can only add my own personal experience of the site, and stress the need for pre-booking, for good safe...More

6  Thank callisto_on_holiday
Reviewed 22 May 2009

Just the most wonderful archaeological site. Extremely well minded, beautifully presented. Not for the claustrophobic as it's all underground and quite cramped, but wonderful anyway. You have to book tickets well in advance of your trip, or else turn up at the crack of dawn...More

4  Thank auntpol
Reviewed 18 February 2009

I booked our tickets through the Heritage Malta site soon after we booked our plane tickets to Malta. While we weren't traveling in the high season, I had read enough reviews advising booking in advance, and was glad I took the advice. I don't really...More

9  Thank Ottawavalleytourist
Reviewed 29 January 2009

It was very interesting to see the caves and the audio guide was informative. It was not much else, though. No exhibition with time line, maps, etc usually found on sites charging this kind of fee. Well worth a visit and buying tickets in advance...More

2  Thank GlobetrottersSweden
Reviewed 6 January 2009

Having read the recommendations on this site, my partner and I booked in advance to go to the Hypogeum and it was well worth it. I booked at the beginning of December, on-line, for a visit on 23 December. While we were there, the signs...More

5  Thank purple_mei
Reviewed 22 April 2008

This is an absolutely unique historic resource, not to be missed. The Hal Saflieni Hypogeum is a Neolithic burial site dating back to the third millennium BC. About 7,000 burials took place there over the course of 1,000 years ... so, about 7 burials per...More

12  Thank YetAnotherViajera
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