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Ben's TEMPLES Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Ben
Quality Verified Registered on November 10, 2022

Hi, my name is Ben. I previously used to work in IT, but now I'm a full-time Tourist Guide! I'm a licensed professional tourist guide and I have guided thousands of people all around Malta. I'm also 100% Maltese, born & raised here. I love meeting new people and showing them around my country of Malta. I usually adapt to the audience, but I usually intersperse history, current Maltese culture, and what the Maltese people think & feel, together with recommendations for places to eat & drink (usually my favourite spots ;) ).

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra!!

Malta is so lucky to some of the oldest buildings in the world. Older than Stonehenge and the Pyramids.

Built by Neolithic (New-StoneAge) culture that seemed peaceful. These temples have only been found in Malta and Gozo, even though the temple-builders were surely in contact with Sicily and other Italian islands.

The theory is that Malta & Gozo were "sacred" islands. Places were travellers came from afar to worship. (Malta & Gozo is full of these temples)

Besides the temples there are great scenic views of the Maltese countryside and the sea. This spot is very close to the Blue Grotto, which you can visit by walking there afterwards :)

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  • Meeting point:
    Triq Ħaġar Qim Qrendi QRD, Il-Qrendi,...
    Triq Ħaġar Qim Qrendi QRD, Il-Qrendi, Malta
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    Meet me at the Ħaġar Qim & Mnajdra visitor centre. I'll be in the car park (parking lot) area.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Robert 14 Apr 2024
Bolton

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
This tour was of an excellent standard. Ben was engaging and funny, sharing fascinating information with great style and flair. I particularly appreciated that he reminded us throughout that historians interpretations about the "temples" were just that - an interpretation! I like that he encouraged the tour group to considered our own thoughts on what these sites represent, rather than giving us one interpretation as a certain truth. Brilliant tour!
Alissa 04 Apr 2024
Planegg

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Ben is the best guide I got to know so far. He is very enthusiastic and deeply cares about what he does and this translates in his tours, which were really fun, informative and very engaging for me! Definitely had a good time, thank you Ben!
Alexandra 02 Apr 2024
Bucharest

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Great energy, informative, fun. Highly recommended for all tours he is hosting around the island.
Colin 14 Mar 2024
Holmfirth

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Ben was very informative, and delivered all the information in an interesting and amusing way. He appeared to have researched all the current knowledge but was open to ideas and theories. All in all it was a good day.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

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Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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