on gozo is a megalithic temple complex. the two ggantija temples were erected during the neolithic time - 3600 to 2500 b.c
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:
the reason that these monuments survived may be that gozo was not essential for the manifold combats of malta.