6 Sights in Birgu, Malta (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Birgu, Malta. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Birgu, Malta.

Sightseeing Tours in Birgu

1. Ħal-Saflieni Hypogeum

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Ħal-Saflieni Hypogeum

The Hypogeum of Ħal Saflieni is a Neolithic subterranean structure dating to the Saflieni phase in Maltese prehistory, located in Paola, Malta. It is often simply referred to as the Hypogeum, literally meaning "underground" in Greek. The Hypogeum is thought to have been a sanctuary and necropolis, with the estimated remains of more than 7,000 people documented by archeologists, and is among the best preserved examples of the Maltese temple building culture that also produced the Megalithic Temples and Xagħra Stone Circle.

Wikipedia: Ħal-Saflieni Hypogeum (EN)

2. Monument ta' Hal Luqa

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Luqa is a town located in the Southern Region of Malta, 4.3 km away from the capital Valletta. With a population of 5,945 as of March 2014, it is a small but densely populated settlement which is typical of Malta's older towns and villages. Luqa is centered around a main square which contains a church dedicated to St. Andrew. The patron saint's traditional feast is celebrated on the first Sunday of July, with the liturgical feast being celebrated on 30 November. The Malta International Airport is located in Luqa.

Wikipedia: Luqa (EN)

3. Notre Dame Gate

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The Notre Dame Gate, also known as the Notre Dame de la Grace Gate, the Cottonera Gate, the Żabbar Gate or Bieb is-Sultan, is the main gate of the Cottonera Lines, located in Cottonera, Malta. The gate was built in 1675 in the Baroque style, and it is currently used as the headquarters of the heritage organization Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna.

Wikipedia: Notre Dame Gate (EN)

4. Parish Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

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The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is a late 20th century Parish church in Fgura, Malta. It was designed in 1981 by Architect and Engineer Godfrey Azzopardi and built in 1988. The presbytery was designed a year before its construction by Edward Micallef. The building is a listed monument and an active Roman Catholic Church.

Wikipedia: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Church, Fgura (EN), Website

5. Ħal Tarxien Temples

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Ħal Tarxien Temples Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Tarxien Temples are an archaeological complex in Tarxien, Malta. They date to approximately 3150 BC. The site was accepted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 along with the other Megalithic temples on the island of Malta.

Wikipedia: Tarxien Temples (EN), Whc Website

6. Hompesch

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Hompesch Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Hompesch Gate is a commemorative arch in Żabbar, Malta. It was built in 1801 to commemorate the locality's status as a city, which had been granted by Grand Master Ferdinand von Hompesch zu Bolheim on 14 September 1797.

Wikipedia: Hompesch Gate (EN)


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