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Libby Zander
Libby Zander • 2 years ago

The Mnajdra Temples are three conjoined Neolithic temples on the southern coast of Malta. Dating from about 3000 BC, Mnajdra is reminiscent of the even earlier complex at Ggantija on Gozo. Mnajdra ("mna-ee-dra") is less than 1 km downhill from the Hagar Qim temple complex. The two complexes seem to have built at different times, and their relationship is not known.

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Mnajdra, Qrendi, Malta: Mnajdra ("mna-ee-dra") is a Neolithic temple complex on the southern coast of Malta, less than a kilometer from the famous Hagar Qim temple. Built around the fourth millennium BCE, Mnajdra is among the world's most ancient religious sites. It is also the site of an astronomically aligned solar temple, positioned so that the sun's light illuminates the structure in special ways on equinoxes and solstices.

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