Mqabba, Malta, is a town in the southern region of the country with a population of about 3,300. It boasts a number of gardens and a list of national monuments.
Several feasts are celebrated such as that of the Immaculate Conception, Corpus Domini, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary and Our Lady of Sorrows.
Notable buildings and landmarks in the village include chapels dedicated to the Lady of Sorrows, Saint Basil, Saint Michael and that of Saint Catherine. The area also has catacombs which were discovered in the 1860s and one of the most important discoveries are that of Paleo-Christian catacombs, found in Diamond Jubilee Square. This contains a structure known as the “Agape Table” which dominates the site. The remains of several now extinct animals were found in quarries at Ta’ Kandja and “Tax-Xantin”.
In addition, late pre-historic Neolithic burial sites were discovered in a natural cave on the peripheries of the village in a site known as “Bur Meghez”. Mqabba property for sale remains popular with locals mostly.
Important structures include the Vincenti Tower and the main church is dedicated to Assumption of Our Lady with its feast celebrated on the 15th of August. The feast of the Immaculate Conception is celebrated on the nearest Sunday to 8 December and the feast of Our Lady of the Lilies is celebrated on the third Sunday of June.