Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Ggantija

Behold one of the world's oldest free-standing structures, and one of Malta’s best-preserved prehistoric sites, at Ggantija Megalithic Temples. A World Heritage Site, the temple features two separate religious sites built between 3,600 and 3,200 BCE, preceding even Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. The name is derived from the Maltese word for giant "ġgant," alluding to the area's association with the race of giants. Notice the huge limestone blocks that are a testament to the technological feats accomplished during this early period of human development: some are over 5 m (16 ft) long and weigh more than 50 tons. Enter through the interpretation center to learn more about life during Neolithic times and to see some of the Gozo's most significant archaeological finds. A visit to Ggantija Megalithic Temples represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ggantija journey planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This visit was on a recommendation and I was very happy with it. Wonderful new structure for entering the building. Reasonable entrance fee (when you consider the high ticket price for places like...  more »
  • I was so lucky to get to go the day they opened after COVID. Unlike many other sites in Mata this week, they were not free. I came up by bus from Valletta and it was a trek. If you plan to do...  more »

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