Heritage Malta events to mark World Heritage Day

Heritage Malta is organising two special events to mark World Heritage Day that is celebrated to raise awareness of World Heritage sites.

A Sunset Tour of ?a?ar Qim & Mnajdra Archaeological Park will be held this Saturday, 21st of April at 17.00hrs. The tour will also include informative visits to the Misqa Tanks, the Congreve Memorial, and the nearby ?amrija Tower. At the end of the tour a lecture on the site?s prehistory will be held at the Hagar Qim Park?s Visitor Centre. Curators and experts within the field will be discussing the? archaeological remains, surrounding landscape, and natural features of this site.

Tickets for this event are priced at ?7 for adults, while HM members, students, and senior citizens pay only ?5. Children under the age of 12 enter for free.

The second event, Temples in an Agricultural Community, will take place on Sunday 22nd April at 09.00hrs, within the village of Mgarr. The tour will include a visit to two world heritage temple sites, Ta? Hagrat and Skorba, a Heritage Malta exhibition, and a visit to a local farm during which participants will have the opportunity to taste local produce. This tour, led by two Heritage Malta curators and a local from Mgarr, will explore the significance of Mgarr?s cultural heritage, from both an archaeological and a local perspective.

Tickets for this event are available at ?5 for adults, and ?4 for Heritage Malta members, senior citizens, and students. Children under the age of 16 can join the tour for free.

Tickets for both events are limited and can be bought from all of Heritage Malta?s sites and museums prior to the event.

For more information call Heritage Malta on 2295 4242.