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Most people go to Xaghra to visit the Ggantija Temples or the Ta' Kola Windmill and then drive on. If you happen to be there, stop by the village square and visit the church. It is worth a visit. The church is dedicated to the Nativity of the Virgin Mary. Apart from stained glass windows, the church is adorned with paintings painted by well-known Maltese and Italian artists. The highlight in the church is the statue of Mary as an infant called Il Bambina. The guardian of the church will give you a personal tour and explain the various paintings and statues to you. Napoleon actually came to this church and stole something! To find out what, visit the church.
Another tip - visit either Ninu's Cave or Xerri's Grotto to see some interesting stalagtite and stalagmite formations. We were told they are both basically the same except Xerri's Grotto is bigger, so we visited this. If you are parked at the village square, you can follow the signs and walk there. Alternatively, take your car with you and continue on from there after the visit. Xerri's Grotto was discovered by the owner's grandfather while he was digging a well, looking for water on his property. Therefore, when you arrive, you will find yourself in a residential area in front of a townhouse!
As the grotto is small, tour groups do not visit it so you will more or less get a private visit. You will be led down a very steep, narrow spiral staircase (you are actually going down a well!) to the grotto and shown the various formations.