Ta San Niclau
is the hamlet in Malta
, located some 10 km to the south from Ħaż-Żebbuġ
. The capital city Valletta
is in 20 km to the north-east. This the small settlement has a population of 140 people. Many people visit Ta San Niclau to experience its archaeological sites and towers.
Airport Luqa (IATA: MLA) is 10 km away from Ta San Niclau and is the closest airport to it.
Tourist attractions in it
The Megalithic Temples of Malta are a series of prehistoric monuments in the Maltese archipelago. Archaeologists believe that these megalithic complexes are the result of local innovations in a process of cultural evolution. This led to the building of several temples of the Ġgantija phase (3600-3000 BC) and culminated in the large Tarxien temple complex, which remained in use until 2500 BC. After this date, the temple building culture disappeared.
Ħaġar Qim (IPA: [hæʤər'ʔi: m]) (English: Standing/Worshiping Stones) is a megalithic temple complex found on the Mediterranean island of Malta, dating from the Ġgantija phase (3600-3200 BCE). The Megalithic Temples of Malta are amongst the most ancient religious sites on Earth, described by the World Heritage Sites committee as " unique architectural masterpieces. " In 1992 UNESCO recognized Ħaġar Qim and four other Maltese megalithic structures as World Heritage Sites. Vere Gordon Childe, Profess…
Mnajdra is a megalithic temple complex found on the southern coast of the Mediterranean island of Malta. Mnajdra is approximately 500 metres from the Ħaġar Qim megalithic complex. Mnajdra was built around the fourth millennium BCE; the Megalithic Temples of Malta are amongst the most ancient religious sites on Earth, described by the World Heritage Sites committee as " unique architectural masterpieces. " In 1992 UNESCO recognized the Mnajdra complex and four other Maltese megalithic structures as…
Ħamrija Tower is a fortification that the Knights of Malta built on the island of Malta (recently reconstructed). It is a watchtower, one of 13 such towers that Grand Master Martin de Redin ordered built. The tower was constructed in 1569 as the 12th tower in the series of de Redin towers and the last on Malta's South Western Coast. The nearest tower in the chain is the Wardija Tower to the south-east. The tower was originally armed with an 3-pounder gun and a ½-pounder gun, both too small to be…
Be sure to check out photos of the area taken by other travellers.