With 7,000 years of history, colourful religious festivals and archaic cathedrals, Malta is home to a truly beautiful and immersive culture. Whether you’re thinking of making the move or you’ve already relocated, here are a few essential things to know about Maltese culture and lifestyle to help you feel at home.
For more than three decades The Malta Experience has enthralled audiences with its audio-visual journey through the country’s 7000 year history. It’s now firmly established as the ‘first stop’ on a sightseeing tour of the islands because it gives visitors an enriched understanding of the historical locations they will visit.
There are seven megalithic temples on the islands of Gozo and Malta, each individually discovered and developed. On Gozo are two very large Bronze Age structures, which are called the temples of Ggantija. The temples of Mnajdra, Hagar Qin and Tarxien can be found on Malta are unique because of the lack of resources that were available to the temple builders. Skorba and Ta’Hagrat are great examples of how temple building traditions were passed among generations on the island of Malta.
The Maltese Islands has a fascinating and ancient history and the legacy includes three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Valetta, the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, and the Megalithic Temples.