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Ghar Dalam Cave

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Birzebbuga
Status openingstijdenGesloten · Gaat om Tuesday 9:00 AM open

Tips van locals

Joanne
Joanne
September 02, 2019
The cave contains the bone remains of animals that were stranded and subsequently became extinct in Malta at the end of the Last Glacial Maximum. It has lent its name to the Għar Dalam phase in Maltese prehistory, and is viewed as one of Malta's most important national monuments.The cave contains…
Mary
Mary
July 31, 2018
If you visit Birzebbuga and Pretty Bay, take some time to visit Ghar Dalam cave
Paul
Paul
April 23, 2018
Għar Dalam means 'Cave of darkness' in Maltese. The cave is 145-metre cavity of which the first 50 metres are publicly accessible. The animal bones found within are evident proof that Malta was once linked to Sicily and to mainland Europe by a land bridge.
Diane
Diane
March 15, 2018
The atmospheric experience of Għar Dalam cave itself. The stalagmites and stalactites. The elephant molars and hippopotamus tusks in the adjacent museum. The jaw of an extinct brown bear. The remains of a unique breed of deer that evolved goat-like feet to negotiate Malta’s stony terrain.
Afinia
Afinia
August 11, 2017
dwarf elephants and hippotomi Budding paleontologists shouldn’t miss the Ghar Dalam cave and museum. Malta’s oldest prehistoric site, it’s home to a variety of ancient animal bones, fascinating fossil finds and human remains. The deepest layers of the cave (over 500,000 years old) have revealed…

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