Malta Crafts Village TaQali Guided Tour Hop On Hop Off Bus

The Craft Village is a big attraction for tourists, who can see Maltese craftsmen at work and view the product of their handiwork. You can take one home to remind you of Malta.

 

 

Ta’ Qali is a wide-open space in the limits of Attard in central Malta.

Shortly before World War II, the area was used to build a military aerodrome and a station for the Royal Air Force (RAF), which the British called RAF Ta Kali.

Since the departure of the RAF and the closure of the airbase, the location has been transformed into a recreational area and a village for local handicrafts.

Interesting facts about The Craft Village Ta’Qali

The History of the Glass Blowing

Glass blowing is a glass-forming technique that was invented by the Syrian craftsman in the 1st century BC. The Phoenicians set up the first glass workshops. The establishment of the Roman Empire provided motivation and dominance of glass production by this method, and the use of blown glass for everyday tasks spread.

The History of the Glass Blowing

Glass blowing is a glass-forming technique that was invented by the Syrian craftsman in the 1st century BC. The Phoenicians set up the first glass workshops. The establishment of the Roman Empire provided motivation and dominance of glass production by this method, and the use of blown glass for everyday tasks spread.

 

 

Here you can watch the local artisans at work, blowing elaborate glass art pieces, intricately assembling original silver filigree jewelry, and many more. This is the perfect place to pick up treasures that will remind you of your Malta visit.

There is also the Malta Aviation Museum, where you can find different types of aircraft related to Maltese aviation history. 

The Aviation Museum

Before being converted to a recreational park, the airstrip was used in the first car races ever held by the Maltese; nowadays, the Sport Muturi has its off-road tracks where the annual motorsport championship is held.

The Aviation Museum

Before being converted to a recreational park, the airstrip was used in the first car races ever held by the Maltese; nowadays, the Sport Muturi has its off-road tracks where the annual motorsport championship is held.

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Points of interest

Mdina Glass

Valletta Glass

Malta Aviation Museum

Points of interest

Mdina Glass

Valletta Glass

Malta Aviation Museum

 

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