Blue grotto

Blue grotto, Qrendi

One of the natural highlights of Malta! I would say you haven’t been on Malta if you haven’t explored the blue grotto by boat. It is a cave system with clear blue water and high rocks above you. You can enter boats at a natural harbor (Wied iż-Żurrieq) belonging to the city of Qrendi and the tour guides will take you on the Mediterranean Sea around the rocks to and through the cave system.

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Ħaġar Qim

Ħaġar Qim temple, Qrendi

The two temples of Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra belong to the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Megalithic temples of Malta’ and are one of the most important places on Malta. Located in the west of the main island you can learn about their past in the visitors’ center and museum, including a 4D cinema. From there you can first access the Ħaġar Qim temple and later take a longer walk down the hill to Mnajdra. Both temples are nowadays protected by a roof above to ensure that they’re preserved for future generations.

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