Top Tourist Attractions in Malta That Will Make Malta Your Favourite Vacation Spot
If Malta is already on your bucket list this year, then you might need to add some of the most sought out attractions that you would not want to miss out on.
Churches and Historical Monuments
If you have always been fascinated with Maltese history and cultural heritage, then you would be awestruck with the megalithic temples and Gothic churches this island has to offer to its tourists.
If you are worried about travelling far to visit these attractions, you can check for accommodation Sliema Malta hotels near popular attractions such as St Hotels, headquartered at the 1026 Malta that offer top-class accommodations for tourists at affordable rates. St Hotels consist of 5 different properties that cater to every requirement of their customers.
Some of the churches and historical monuments that are sure to entice you are:
- Saint Patrick’s Church
- Parish Church of Jesus of Nazareth
- The Skorba Temples
- Ta’ Ħaġrat Temple
- The St Marija Assunta Church
- Stella Maris Church
Saint Patrick’s Church is within the Parish of St. Gregory the Great, in Sliema. It is a quiet and peaceful church known for its architectural structure. The Jesus of Nazareth Parish Church is home to religious artefacts. This was built by Marchese Ermelo in the 19th century and later converted to a Parish church.
The Skorba temple is popular for its megalithic remains. This temple is situated at the outskirts of Mgarr, Malta, and is popular amongst archaeologists for evidence against the pre-historic people. The Ta’ Ħaġrat Temple is located just one kilometre from the Skorba temple. This is also a megalithic temple made with coralline limestone blocks. Both the temples are considered as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The St. Marija Assunta Church is dedicated to the Assumption of Our Lady. The church is popular for its dome-shaped design and houses paintings from Maltese artists. Stella Maris is one of the oldest parish churches in Sliema. The church is a mixture of different architectural elements combined from different eras.
Take a Leisure Cruise or Go on a Shopping Spree
No vacation is complete without shopping. When it comes to shopping in Malta, you can check out The Plaza Commercial Centre and the Point Shopping Mall. The Plaza has around 9 floors with a variety of retail stores. The Point is spread out over 14000sq.ft and is located at Tigne Point, another popular attraction amongst tourists.
If you want to save time and visit Valletta, you can hop onto Valletta ferry services giving you spectacular glimpses of the capital city. If you have kids, you can take them to Independence Gardens that is a park and play area located in Central Sliema.
If you want a historic visit, you can visit Palazzo Santa Sophia and Capua. Palazzo Santa Sophia is located in Mdina, Malta, and is popular for shoot locations. Many famous movies have been shot in this beautiful palace. The Palazzo Capua is an ancient building that dominates the Sliema landscapes.
Life is never dull when you are vacationing in Malta. This beautiful island has plenty of destinations to explore which will leave you thirsty for more.