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Ghar Dalam Cave and Museum, Birzebbugia, Malta

Category: Places to Visit in Malta and Gozo, History, Heritage and Legends of Malta and Gozo, Nature in Malta and Gozo
Over 500,000 years old
Contains evidence of human settlement from 7,400 years ago
Home to bats and moths

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Visit Ghar Dalam Cave, a Heritage Malta site of great significance


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Ghar Dalam Cave, Birzebbugia, Malta

Ghar Dalam is one of the most important sites in the Maltese Islands and is the location of the discovery of the earliest human settlement on Malta, around 7,400 years ago.

 

On site are the cave and a museum giving details of the caves formation and development over the past 500,000 years.

 

At its lowest levels, the cave contains fossils of dwarf elephants, hippopotami and birds that lived in the area over 500,000 years ago. Higher up is the deer layer, which has been dated at around 18,000 years old and above this is the cultural layer which is less than 10,000 years old and contains evidence of human settlement in Malta.

 

Monday–Sunday 09.00–17.00.

Last admission at 16.30.

Closed on 24, 25, 31 December, 1 January and Good Friday

 

 



 

 

 

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