The world’s oldest free-standing structures that are still surviving today are the Mnajdra and Hagar Qim. They were constructed in 3800 and 2500 BC. If you want to see them, you need only to visit Malta. During your visit, you will find many other monuments and megalithic temples in this group of seven islands. Of the seven, only 3 are inhabited. These 3 islands are the largest in Malta and they are Comino, Gozo and Malta.
It is located in the heart of the Mediterranean. It may be small but in it are the microcosm of the Mediterranean, having been influenced by the Arabs, the Africans, the French, Italian, Spanish and many others. Despite all the mixture of influences however, those of the Italian and British influences are the strongest. It also has in it a very rich heritage of history and architecture. To top it all off, this tiny area contains so many beautiful and breathtaking beaches that will surely be able to lure any beach-loving individual coming from any part in the world.
If you will visit this nation, you will definitely appreciate the baroque architecture of the Valetta and the prehistoric temples all around it. You should not miss the colorful fishing boats, the noisy fireworks during the feasts of the rabbit and even the rattling buses. Truly, this group of islands will not fail to charm you.
The service sector in Malta is definitely expanding but the tourism sector remains to play a big role in its economy. This does not come as a surprise since it is definitely a popular place to visit basically for its beauty.
Malta Top Cities
- B’Bugia (Birzebbuga)
- Ghajn Tuffieha
- St. Julian’s