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Għar Ħasan

Għar Ħasan (Hasan Cave) is a natural cave formed in the cliffs along the southern coast of Malta. It is in one of the southern-most points in mainland Malta, and offers panoramic views of the surrounding cliffs. The cave itself offers unusual rock formations which are the result of water seeping through the limestone.

The cave is famous for the legend surrounding it, which has been told throughout generations in various forms. Most commonly, it involves a local girl who was taken captive by a man called Ħasan. The legend ends with the girl being thrown off the cliff to her death, with Ħasan jumping after her at the moment of realisation of what he has done.

Għar Ħasan is just one of various other caves in the area.