Luqa Tourism

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Luqa (Maltese: Ħal Luqa, meaning poplar in Aramaic) is a village located in the Southern Region of Malta. It is an old town that has a dense population, typical of the Maltese Islands. The population of Luqa is 5,945 as of March 2014. There is a church in its main square dedicated to St. Andrew. The traditional feast of St. Andrew is celebrated on the first Sunday of July, with the liturgical feast being celebrated on the November 30. Citizens of Ħal Luqa vote for their local council every three years, which council consists of seven members, one of them being the mayor. The Mayor of Ħal Luqa is John Schembri. The famous clock maker and inventor Michelangelo Sapiano (1826-1912) used to live in Ħal Luqa. He constructed various kinds of clocks, the clock in the belfry of the Parish Church being one of his many works. The house in Ħal Luqa where he used to live in, is situated in Pawlu Magri Street.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Luqa in Malta. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Luqa like a local. A gripping city on its own right, Valletta also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Luqa and set some time aside to explore the Valletta. Dotted with places like St Johns Co Cathedral, Upper Barrakka Gardens, The Malta Experience; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Luqa.

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Facts and Stats for Luqa*

  • Living in Luqa - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 97.38 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Luqa

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Luqa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.28 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.01 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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