"Gharb" Gharb by mickeyboy07
Gharb Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 68 photos
Gharb is a village located at the westernmost point of Gozo,with a population of just over 1500.It started life as a small hamlet several centuries ago,you can see its ancient roots in the centre of the village were some houses have fine examples of decorated stone balconies.Gharb was created as a parish in 1679,a move which led to the building of the Baroque style parish church.
The village lies in some of Gozo's most scenic countryside,particularly at 'Dbiega' the highest hill on the island.The centre of Gharb is always on the quiet side with a lovely square in front of the church and a local Folk Museum.
- Pros:Nice and peaceful
- Cons:Not too much to see apart from church and museum
- In a nutshell:Nice little village if you want a quiet day
The Parish Church in Gharb is dedicated to the 'Visitation of Our Lady to St.Elizabeth'.Built in Baroque style like so... more travel advice
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