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Address: Triq Marija Bambina, Xaghra, Island of Gozo XRA 2112, Malta
Phone Number: +356 2156 1071
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OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs).

Ta' Kola Windmill in Xaghra, Gozo, is one of the few surviving windmills on the Maltese Islands dating back to the Knights' Period. Its origins go back to 1725 during the magistracy of Grand Master Manoel de Vilhena (1722-36).

Nowadays, the windmill houses one of the largest known collections of tools, some of which were manufactured by the last miller who lived inside the mill. The site offers a glimpse into the traditional rural life of the locals during the past centuries.

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Nice place!shows how they used the mill and now repeired looks really good. Think for kids would be amazing

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This windmill is in excellent condition and quite a museum. It is quite a steep climb up narrow steps to the top of the mill but worthwhile iif you are fit.

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is included in your €9 entry fee to the Ggantija site and is well worth a visit. Bread was a very important part of the Maltese diet and the self-guided tour of the oldest example of a working windmill is fascinating. The mill was built in 1725 and you can see how the miller both lived AND worked in... More 

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germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place!shows how they used the mill and now repeired looks really good. Think for kids would be amazing

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Thank diablila
Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This windmill contains many interesting artefacts - mostly related to milling but also more general culture. Well worthwhile popping in

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Karachi, Pakistan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old windmill near ti Gjantija Museum. Its very articulated preserved building for historical interested people.

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Thank zainabedi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If like us you visited the nearby temple and then had a lunch in Xaghra's central square, the windmill offers a pleasant 15-20 minute visit while you are waiting for a bus back as it is conveniently close to the Gigantija stop. Children seem to enjoy scrambling around the interior which were clustered with rustic objects which spoke of a... More 

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Qala, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Following on from an earlier review about the Ggantija Temples, this visit followed my visit there. From the outside, you can see it has been beautifully restored and like many other attractions in Gozo well worth a visit but I would recommend doing the two together. Not just because the ticket covers both but it makes more complete day out.... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I wouldn't recommend just visiting the windmill - get a combined ticket with the ruins nearby. However, the windmill has been beautifully restored with interesting facts and articles dotted about the place. You really get a feel for how the millers lived. The stairs to the mechanics at the top of the windmill is quite steep and narrow - there's... More 

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Addlestone
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

by this windmill! Beautifully restored in the middle of this lovely town, with lots of interesting bits of local history and culture.

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edinburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

check out this as very well renovated with history and workplace original details intact. you can climb to top but stars narrow

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