Malta offers you endless choices to treat your senses and pamper yourself. From almost 7000 years of history to the present day, Malta offers great opportunities to discover its beauty and secrets. Well, if you are planning to visit Malta, go through the following list and find out what are the best things you can do there to make your trip the most memorable one.
Mdina is the most popular cities in Malta probably because it has a lot to offer. It is a sheer bliss to stroll around in streets of a city known as the Silent City. Only residents can take their cars through the streets but as they are narrow, it is better if you walk through the streets and take turns in the maze like alleys. You must hire a tour guide who would enlighten you about the history of the streets and the various buildings adorning it.
Somewhat spooky prehistoric temple
Make sure you visit Hypogeum of Ħal-Saflieni (Hal-Saflieni), a unique temple that belongs to the prehistoric times. UNESCO has named it the World Heritage site, which is the only prehistoric underground temple in the world. The interiors are beautiful with rock carvings, paintings, statues, and tombs, and one thing that attracts so many people is a fact that male voice echoes inside and not the female, which adds a spooky factor to it. You require to book your visit in advance, as they allow no more than 80 visitors inside in a day.
The Popeye Village
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Malta is the Popeye Village located on the colorful, dreamlike coast of Anchor Bay. This picturesque village was actually designed as a film set for a Popeye musical in the year 1980. The village today is an open-air museum, wherein you can see animation shows, enjoy boat rides in the Anchor Bay, play mini golf, and the park also offers you a chance to make your own short film. The village looks heavenly in the dark, with all its lights and decorations, and colorful during the day.
The Azure Window
The natural arch is certainly one of the Malta’s highlights. An arch formed in the rock owing to the crashing of waves. Take a ferry or a boat and ride to the point; you can go further if you want some panoramic views.
There are endless things to do and see while you are in Malta but for sure, some of the things are more exciting and satisfying than others, and help making your trip unforgettable.