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The 10 Oldest Buildings In The World

Modern technology has increased exponentially over the years, but I still have some doubts that today's Wal-Marts could stand as long as these gems of the ancient world. Unless, of course, you consider Supercenters America's version of the Great Pyramids.

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9. Naveta des Tudons, Spain


Built 3,200 years ago and discovered in 1975, this tomb contains at least one hundred men and their prized possessions, like bronze bracelets and ceramic buttons.

8. Treasury of Atreus, Greece


This tomb was constructed during the Bronze Age, over 3,250 years ago. For over a thousand years it contained the tallest and widest dome in the world, until the completion of the Pantheon.

5. Hulbjerg Jættestue, Denmark


Built 5,000 years ago, when this burial was discovered, there were forty individuals inside, one of which showed some of the earliest examples of dentistry work.

1. Megalithic Temples of Malta


These free-standing structures were all used as religious temples, and are the oldest of their kind in the world, constructed between 3,500-2,500BC, also over 5,500 years ago.

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