The Azure Window – Second Oldest Limestone Rock

We all watch and enjoy films and seasons. Sometimes, it happens that the story is not that good but the locations, the visualization makes it a hit number at the box office. To our amazement, those locations are real. They have all the landmarks that are shown in a film. The locations drive us crazy and we start searching for the location to know what exactly it looks like. What a bliss it would be if you can visit those places.

The Azure Window is such a landmark that has been used in different films related to drama, fantasy, and action, including, Games of Thrones and Clash of Titans.

The Azure window is a natural limestone with a natural arch, settled near Dwerja Bay on the Inland Sea, the island of Gozo, Malta. The arched limestone rock has become one of the tourist attractions on Gozo Island. The history of the majestic limestone rock is that the two caves made by limestone collapsed in the sea, Mostly, the scuba divers come here as they find it an adventurous location for sea diving, swimming, and boating.

The Azure Window is one of the ancient rock that covers 70% of the island. The destruction done to the Azure Window has given Malta a unique coast and interior. The remarkable place was filmed in Game of Thrones – the HBO series, where Daenerys and Khal Drogo get married. The Azure Window was their wedding venue. The Azure Window is one of the ancient rock that covers 70% of the island. The destruction done to the Azure Window has given Malta a unique coast and interior. The remarkable place was filmed in Game of Thrones – the HBO series, where Daenerys and Khal Drogo get married. The Azure Window was their wedding venue.

The magnificently located limestone, Azure Window has some hidden places that can be seen underwater world. There is another cave made of limestone in the water called the Blue Hole. Only the scuba divers can go there because it is around 262 foot under the sea and there is a tunnel that leads to the Blue Hole. You will see precious gems of submarine life like fire worms and sea horses. Other sea creatures can also be seen depending on how far can you go. The interesting part of the Azure Window habitats is that when you go deeper in the sea, you will see various sea creatures but when you come back on the land, you will also experience the wildlife.

With the passage of time, the arch is crumbling as the fragments of the rock are falling. It has been predicted that within some years, the arch would completely fall. The warning signs on the cliffs have already been placed so that people who want to walk on the arch should know it’s not safe and they should take some safety precautions. In fact, the cliff-diving has been banned because some of the people who wanted to do cliff diving were slipping off the cliff.

It is one of the spectacular location in Malta with such variety where you will enjoy the sea creatures, the land creatures, swimming, boating, walk and so many other leisure activities to do around. It would be the best location to choose when going on vacation with friends, especially if you and your friends want too much adventure and thrill in life.

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