- The Limestone Heritage Park and Gardens
- Teatru Manoel
- The Wignacourt Museum
- Casa Bernard
- Maltese Summer Folklore Nights
Top 5 Historic & Cultural Attractions in MaltaMalta · 5 Items · Nicholas Bilocca
Handpicked by a Malta Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Top 5 Historic & Cultural Attractions in Malta'.
The Limestone Heritage Park and Gardens
The Limestone Heritage Park & Gardens is an innovative and award-winning attraction located in the traditional Maltese village of Siggiewi. Unique to the region, this gem celebrates the Maltese Islands' distinct stone, as well as its intricate history dating back over 22 million years. As an agro-tourism attraction, a few hours spent here will thrill the whole family! In fact, the Limestone...
Teatru Manoel, built in 1732 by Grand Master Antonio Manoel de Vilhena, and designed to provide Honest Entertainment to the Public, has gone through a lot of changes in its history. Today the Teatru Manoel is considered both by locals and by foreigners as being a magnificent jewel, existing humbly in the very centre of Valletta. Its mannerist exterior belies the majesty that one finds inside. Th...
The Wignacourt Museum
The Wignacourt Museum is a historical gem situated adjacent to Rabat's Parish Church of St Paul. The original building was commissioned as a baroque residence of the Chaplains of the Knights of Malta by Grand Master Aloph de Wignacourt in the early 17th century, completed on three levels in 1749, opened as a museum in 1981 and extensively refurbished and reopened bringing it back to its former g...
Walking down any old Maltese winding street with limestone walls and wooden balconies, there are very few clues of what lies within the often crumbling façades. Important houses in Malta were for hundreds of years built to give little indication of what lies inside as it could be dangerous for its affluent owners. Casa Bernard in Rabat is a case in point. Its façade is unpretentious and belies...
Maltese Summer Folklore Nights
The Maltese Summer Folklore Nights are held from May until the end of October. The Limestone Heritage, Park and Gardens attraction is open all year round. ------- Culture, folklore and cuisine at its best! The Maltese culture is one packed with colour, vibrancy and eclectic history. Our Mediterranean lifestyle reflects that, and there is nothing we enjoy more than the chance ...