The limestone of the Maltese Islands was formed in shallow waters about 22 million years ago. Malta’s megalithic temples are all made out of limestone, dating back to 6000 years, making them the oldest free standing structures in the world. A normal sized ‘kantun’ can weigh up to 75kg. Can you imagine building all those churches, bastions and forts without …Read More »
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Did you know that dinosaurs where never discoverd in Malta because during the Jurassic period Malta was still under water?Read More »
You will rarely find limestone in its pure white nature because it almost always has some impurities. You can enjoy lots of veins of colour in the Limestone Heritage quarries!Read More »