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Best Of Gozo Private Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary pick up at your hotel before taking a short 30 minute drive to Malta's most northern point. After a short ferry ride to Gozo you will start off your tour with a view from one of the islands highest points and get to view both the Blue Lagoon and mainland of Malta. Your next stop will take us to the worlds oldest free standing temple of Ggantija. After legends of female fertili you will get to see the infamous cave of the alluring Calypso. The Salt pans of Gozo are Europe's best kept secret you will have an opportunity to walk here. You will stop for lunch at the movie location of Angelina and Brad's 'By The Sea' before visiting Gozo's highlight of the Azure Window. The Citadel in Victoria is quite an impressive and you'll have a chance to """As you cruise across the Gozo Channel enjoy the turquoise waters of the Blue Lagoon. Once on the it island of Gozo
From EUR450.00
 
Mdina Private Walking Tour
"Mdina once the capital city of Malta has had many names throughout its history but its medieval name describes it best - ‘Città Notabile': the noble city. Built on a plateau in the centre of the island its Baroque cathedral and magnificent bastions dominate the skyline. A stroll through its narrow streets which have changed little in the last 1000 years
From EUR89.00
 
City Sightseeing Gozo Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"The largest island in Malta’s archipelago Gozo is a veritable treasure trove of sightseeing opportunities with Baroque churches temples and fascinating little villages vying for your attention alongside idyllic island scenery. Choose between two different sightseeing routes – pink or blue – and discover attractions galore on your City Sightseeing Gozo hop-on hop-off tour. open-top double-decker bus admire top island attractions
From EUR18.00

More Things to Do in Ggantija

ggantija and other temples

Defenatly have look at at ggantija when you have the chance! Amazing temple, even older than Stonehnge!Have a look at this website I found for more photo's and info on ggantija and other neolithic...
karinvanduin
May 02, 2010

The North cave

Across the road to the north, a natural cave was discovered in 1949.It is supposed that the cave was originally a rock-cut tomb, but it might also have served as temple refuse.Inside a great quantity...
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Diana75
Oct 12, 2006

Rituals in the temples

Many of the signs left in the temples suggest that rituals of life and fertility have been practiced here.It is said that the huge stone block which can be seen at the entrance in the southern temple...
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Diana75
Oct 12, 2006

The round stones

At the entrance of the southern temple, small, spherical stones, discovered in the temples, are displayed.It is believed that these were used as ball bearings to transport the enormous stone blocks...
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Diana75
Oct 12, 2006

Wall holes

Round holes can be seen both in the walls and in the paving slabs, especially in the southern temple.Those in the paving slabs were made in order to allow liquid offerings to pass through to the...
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Diana75
Oct 12, 2006

The walls

As the boundary wall, the temples walls are not less impressive: the largest megaliths are round six by four meters.The internal walls were made of coralline limestone rubble, covered in plaster.The...
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Diana75
Oct 12, 2006
 
 
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The southern temple

The first temple of the two, the southern one, is larger, older and more extensive. Rising at a height of six meters, the five apses of the temple contain also numerous altars, relief carvings and...
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Diana75
Oct 12, 2006

The boundary wall

The boundary wall is the most remarkable feature of the complex.Some of the blocks have even five meters in length and weight over fifty tons.It seems that the wall was built using the alternating...
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Diana75
Oct 12, 2006

The two temples

The two cloverleaf-shaped temples are sharing the same facade. Each of them was built as a series of semi-circular apses connected with a hall in the center.According to the archaeologists, the apses...
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Diana75
Oct 12, 2006

Ggantija megalithic complex

Excavated between 1816 and 1820, the complex comprises two Neolithic temples dating from the third millennium BC (3600 to 3000 BC). The temples are built with rough, coralline limestone blocks and...
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Diana75
Oct 12, 2006

Ggantija Temple Site

The site is quite attractively landscaped with palms and shrubs and one or two boards showing a ground plan of the site. From the grounds you can take a look out across the southern plains of Gozo...
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steventilly
Jul 16, 2004

Ggantija Temples

There's little to help you with interpretation, a point that is made in my guide book and then it itself does little to to help you with interpretation, though it does offer a little description of...
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steventilly
Jul 16, 2004

Ggantija Temples

The guide book describes these temples as being "colossal" but to be honest if they really meant "huge" then I would be disappointed. They're by no means huge (not like the Pyramids), though despite...
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steventilly
Jul 16, 2004

Views Across Gozo

You get great views from the temple site out across the southern plains of Gozo and on to the coast beyond. Most prominent is the church in the town of Xewkija. This church is simply immense, see how...
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steventilly
Jul 14, 2004

Hotels Near Ggantija

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Gnien Imrik Street, Xaghra, Island of Gozo, XRA 102, Malta
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Gnien Imrik Street, Xaghra, Island of Gozo, XRA 102, Malta
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St Dominic Street, Xewkija, Malta
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Srug Street, Xaghra, XRA 102, Malta
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Giant Street, Xaghra, Malta
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11 Capuchins Street, Victoria, 110, Malta
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"Ggantija Temples on Gozo"
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"Ggantija - The World's Oldest Buildings"
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"Ggantija, MT"
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"The giants' temple"
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