Tarxien Temples

MITA funded startup develops mobile app for Tarxien Temples

During a press conference held at the Tarxien Neolithic Temples, MITA in collaboration with Heritage Malta, launched a mobile application with various interactive audio visual features to enhance visitors’ experience when visiting Tarxien Temples. This will allow visitors to further appreciate the importance of this archaeological site. Parliamentary Secretary Hon. Dr Jose Herrera, addressing the […]

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Inauguration of the Tarxien Temples Project

Part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF 032), the project incorporated the construction of a walkway, a new protective tent sheltering the temples from direct rainfall, solar radiation and ground humidity, and the development of a mobile application that will now complement one’s visit to the temples. The adjacent visitors centre was also refurbished. The Tarxien Temples is now […]

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Second Arch Installed at Tarxien Temples

A few weeks after the first shelter arch was installed at Tarxien Temples, this unique archaeological site has turned into a hive of activity seeing the installation of the second arch and extensive preparations for the final phase of this project, where a specialised material will be installed between and over the arches to form […]

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Sheltering the Tarxien Temples

After years of intensive preparatory work, the first of two arches was erected over the Tarxien Temples in a massive operation which involved several cranes and the expertise of professionals which included engineers, architects, archaeologists and specialised technicians. These arches form part of the protective shelter being built over the Neolithic remains of this World […]

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NOTICE OF CLOSURE – Tarxien Temples

Due to on-going works on the construction of a protective shelter, Tarxien Temples will close to the public as from Monday 18th May 2015. The project is being funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 2007-2013, as part of the Archaeological Heritage Conservation Project. The project will ensure that the site will be protected from the […]

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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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Heritage Malta to hold Graffiti Exhibition at the Malta Maritime Museum

Heritage Malta will soon be launching an innovative and interesting exhibition featuring maritime graffiti found around the Maltese islands. Graffiti in their silence deliver a message. They emanate messages that transcend society, ideology and generations. From ancient Pompeian brothels to the ruins of the Berlin wall in post modern Europe, graffiti served a purpose of […]

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Parliamentary Secretary Jose Herrera visits Tarxien Temples during Heritage Malta’s Open Day

Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government and Culture, Dr. Jose Herrera, visited Tarxien Temples during the Open Day organised to launch Heritage Malta’s 10th anniversary celebrations. “The Government has committed itself to give support to such activities and also to be on the forefront to instigate such initiatives. By visiting a historical site like Tarxien Temples, […]

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Temporary Visitor’s Route at Tarxien Temples

As part of the Archaeological Heritage Conservation Project, 85% of which is co-financed through the European Regional Development Funds (ERDF), Heritage Malta is currently working on enhancing the visitor’s experience at the Tarxien Temples. The final phase of the installation of a new extended walkway shall commence in the coming weeks. Consequently, Heritage Malta would […]

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Installation of a new custom-made walkway at Tarxien Temples

Heritage Malta’s Tarxien Temples are currently undergoing an embellishment and conservation project under a 9.2 million Euros Archaeological Heritage Conservation Project, 85% of which are co-financed through the European Regional Development Funds (ERDF). This project will include works on three Heritage Malta sites, namely Tarxien Temples (Tarxien), ?gantija Archeological Park (Xaghra, Gozo) and St. Paul’s […]

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