The Crying Madonna of Malta

A photo of the triptych of the Madonna - Lija, Malta

In the centre of island of Malta lies a small neighbourhood known as ‘Tal-Mirakli’. (‘The Miraculous [Neighbourhood]’). It nestles between the three residential villages of Attard, Balzan and Lija. There you can find a small Roman Catholic chapel that contains the source of this unusual name.

The Mystery of Mnajdra

A photo of the sun's rays illuminating the megalith - Qrendi, Malta

On the south-west coast of the island of Malta on a large open plain facing the Mediterranean, you can find two neolithic temples. These are some of the oldest religious structures in the world, dating to 4,000 BC. Mnajdra is the one that is a huge solar-oriented temple.