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Ġgantija Temples

The Ġgantija Temples in Xagħra, Gozo, are one of the most important archaeological sites in the Maltese Islands. Their listing on the UNESCO World Heritage List makes them a site of universal significance. The site consists of a megalithic complex of two temples surrounded by a massive common boundary wall, and raised on a high terrace wall. The origins of Ġgantija date back to between 3600 and 3200 B.C., with the larger temple being the first to be built.

One of the most striking features of the entire complex is the enormity of the megaliths in which it is constructed. Some of the megaliths exceed five metres in length and weigh over fifty tons.

Xagħra - Gozo
Entrance Fee: Yes
WheelChair Access
Area Zone: North
Public transport

Bus 307 from Victoria (Rabat) Bus Terminus.

Bus 322 from Mgarr Harbour.

Opening Hours:

Winter Hours - 1st October till 31st May
Monday to Sunday: 09.00 - 17.00hrs
Last admission at 16.30hrs

Summer Hours - 1st June till 30th September
Monday to Sunday: 09.00-18.00hrs
Last admission at 17.30hrs

The museum is closed on the 24, 25 & 31 December, 1 January, and Good Friday.

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