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on gozo is a megalithic temple complex. the two ggantija temples were erected during the neolithic time - 3600 to 2500 b.c

Gozo Ggantija Megalithic Temple

Gozo Ggantija Megalithic Temple

they are older than the pyramids of egypt, and the world's second oldest existing human-made religious structure, after goebekli tepe in turkey. archaeologists have created models of the temple's design, like this:

Gozo Ggantija Megalithic Temple design

the reason that these monuments survived may be that gozo was not essential for the manifold combats of malta.

Endline design with camera