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Arts and Culture for Expats in Malta

Submitted: November 2013

Maltese culture reflects the various cultures that came into contact with the Islands throughout the centuries. As such, there is an effervescent calendar of cultural events all throughout the year for you to enjoy.




Malta has a variety of open-air sites and indoor museums for every historical era, ranging from Prehistory to World War II. It is a history buff’s paradise.  You will find that the museums have something for everyone, from Baroque architecture to sacred art treasures and much more. Some museums you may wish to visit are:

If you love art, the possibilities are endless. This is largely possible due to the fact that when the Knight of St. John ruled for some 250 years, they were great patrons of the arts and left a legacy of masterpieces which can be found all over the islands. Visit the following:



Malta boasts of having 7,000 years of history, as a result of that, the sites to visit are endless. If you enjoy architecture, you will be pleased to know that there are megalithic temples, churches, forts, underground catacombs, Bronze Age dolmens and remains of Roman Villas, amongst others, for you to visit.

The must-see architectural works in Malta are:



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