Heritage Malta voices concern about effects of proposed solar farm on Ta’ Ħaġrat site; The Malta Independent
Heritage Malta is voicing its concern with regard to the effects of a proposed solar farm in Triq San Pietru, Mġarr, on rain catchment in the vicinity of the Ta’ Ħaġrat archaeological site.
Malta’s temples are unique: some of the oldest stone buildings in the world and by far the most sophisticated for their time.
Source: The Megalithic Temples of Malta
Towards the end of last year – and not knowing what this year was to bring – Louise Elliott and family booked their summer holiday to the small island of Gozo, just off the coast of Malta.
Between mainland Europe and Africa in the Mediterranean Sea lies the small island of Malta and its even smaller neighbour Gozo. These islands are best known for their megalithic temples built by Neolithic inhabitants some five to six thousand years ago. UNESCO has classified six of them as part of the ‘Megalithic Temples of Malta’ World Heritage Site. Not surprising then the temples are a popular tourist attraction. Read Ethan’s tips for visiting the megalithic temples on Malta and Gozo.
Built between 3600 BC and 700 BC, the Megalithic Temples of Malta have been claimed as the oldest free-standing structures on Earth.
Blog post at Dave’s Travel Pages : Who built the megalithic temples of Malta, thought to be the oldest temples in the world? We may never know for sure, but visiting the temples should definitely be on your itinerary when in Malta.