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Off the beaten path: Malta

Although Malta is quite small, it has a very rich history - the land has been inhabited since the Neolithic era and has some of the world's most ancient buildings and dwarf elephants ' skeletons. There are many things to see in Malta - apart from it being one of the popular destinations to film Hollywood movies and series like Game of Thrones, apart from the well known places like Mdina - the silent city and Valetta with its rich history, there are some locations that are off the beaten path - megalithic temples and Ghar Dalam cave with its small museum and some unusual exhibits, some beautiful countryside to explore and, although not an off the beaten track attraction - those weird Maltese buses and their drivers are definitely something to remember.

St Agatha and St Paul catacombs

Rabat has a large underground catacomb area, with multiple sarcophagi and frescoes on the walls. The catacombs are named after St.Agatha and St.Paul, who spent time in ancient Malta.
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Hagar Qim and Mnajdra temples

The megalithic temples of Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra in Malta are among the oldest structures in the world, dating back to 3600-3200 BC. They are older than the pyramids, Stonehenge, Carnac and Mayan…

Ghar dalam cave

Ghar Dalam Cave belongs to Malta’s oldest prehistoric sites, having plenty of prehistoric stuff on display - the remains of Ice Age animals, dwarf elephants, micro-mammals, human bones and…
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