Ggantija Temples

Heritage Malta Open Day Sat 13th December

On Saturday 13th December, Heritage Malta will be opening the doors to 17 of its sites for free. These are: St. Paul’s Catacombs, the Domvs Romana (Rabat), the National Museum of Natural History (Mdina), the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Museum of Archaeology (Valletta), the Malta Maritime Museum, the Inquisitor’s Palace (Vittoriosa), Għar […]

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Services of a Structural Engineer to Assess the Stability of the Façade of Ġgantija Temples – CLOSED

HERITAGE MALTA NOTICE HM23/20/2014 The Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Malta notifies that, Sealed quotations will be received at Heritage Malta, ex Royal Naval Hospital, Triq il-Marina, Bighi, Kalkara. The documents will be accepted by not later than 12.00 (noon) of Tuesday 2nd December 2014 for: Services of a Structural Engineer to Assess the Stability of […]

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Seven Heritage Malta sites receive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014

SevenHeritage Malta sites have received a Certificate of Excellence for 2014 by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. The National War Museum, Ġgantija Temples, Ħaġar Qim Temples, Mnajdra Temples, Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, Malta Maritime Museum and St. Paul’s Catacombs have received the award which is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews […]

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Ġgantija, the Oldest Free-standing Building in the World

A new 208 page high-end coffee table publication entitled “Ġgantija, the oldest free-standing building in the world” features a number of articles as well as over 400 exclusive photos by acclaimed photographer Daniel Cilia, who was also entrusted with the design of the publication. The hardbound, full-colour publication is printed on high-quality paper. The publication is […]

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Heritage Malta’s Ġgantija Project wins Din l-Art Ħelwa Architectural Heritage Award

The project designed by Design Technical Resources, the architects who had won the architectural competition organised by Heritage Malta in 2009 for ‘Enhancing the Visitor Experience at the Ġgantija Heritage Park’, has been awarded the Prix d’Honneur in Category A – Major Regeneration Projects, and Silver Medal for Best Project of 2013 in this year’s […]

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Ġgantija Temples Seminar on Saturday 14th December

On Saturday 14th December, Heritage Malta will be organizing a seminar on the Ġgantija Temples which will also feature the launch of the brand new publication on the same subject. The seminar which will be held at the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta will feature presentations by a number of experts in the field […]

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FREE admission to three Heritage Malta sites on December 13th

The Inquisitor’s Palace in Vittoriosa as well as the Ġgantija Archaeological Park and Ta’ Kola Windmill in Xagħra will be open free of charge on Republic Day between 9am and 5pm, with the last entrance at 4:30pm. A visit to the Inquisitor’s Palace includes the tribunal, the torture chamber, the piano nobile and the prison cells […]

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OPEN DAY at Ġgantija Temples on 1st November

As part of the European Heritage Days, which this year will carry the theme “Heritage Built in Stone”, Heritage Malta will be holding an Open Day of the newly inaugurated Ġgantija Temples Heritage Park on Friday 1st November. The Ġgantija Temples consist of two megalithic temples surrounded by a massive common boundary wall and dating […]

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Parliamentary Secretary for Culture visits Ġgantija Project

Parliamentary Secretary for Culture and Local Government, Hon. Jose Herrera, visited the Ġgantija Temples where at the moment Heritage Malta is finalizing the works on the new visitor centre and archaeological park. The €2.3 million project, which includes the development of visitor infrastructure and considerable embellishment works in this World Heritage Site, is co-financed by the […]

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Three Heritage Malta Museums open for free on the 13th of December

Heritage Malta will be opening the Inquisitor’s Palace, Ġgantija Temples, and Ta’ Kola Windmill for free on Republic Day. Situated in the heart of Birgu, the Inquisitor’s Palace is an architectural gem. During the Open Day, visitors will also have the opportunity to view a number of exhibitions including Peasant Costumes: Insights into Rural Life […]

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