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Explore the underground fortress, burrowed into Gibraltar’s famous rock, where Winston Churchill strategized. Britain’s Royal Engineers and a contingent of Canadian engineers constructed a network of tunnels between 1939 and 1944, extending...
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Alameda Gardens presents a strange mélange of botanical and military information about Gibraltar. While you wander among 200-year-old dragon trees and stone pines and rare native plants, keep an eye out for guns, mortars and howitzers, too. These...
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Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
Some great photos are possible from the top of the Rock: You can capture Gibraltar, Spain’s Costa de Sol, the African coast and the spot where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic from a height of more than 400 meters. Then explore the Tower of...
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Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
Most of the defensive buildings atop the Rock were constructed by the British in the early 19th century. The graffiti found on some interior walls was scribbled by soldiers trying to stay awake while on duty (falling asleep was then punishable by...
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285 Main St, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
The official residence of the governor of Gibraltar, originally a Franciscan convent, is home to a few curiosities. Notice anything strange about the wooden doors on the eastern wall of the Banqueting Hall? They used to be tables which, in turn,...
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Pose for pictures with the charming lighthouse at Gibraltar’s southernmost point. Prior to its completion in 1841, sailors were guided into this port by the light from Our Lady of Europe shrine. Dedicated to the patroness of Gibraltar, it was...
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18/20 Bomb House Lane, P.O. Box 939, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
The Gibraltar Museum houses a wildly eclectic collection of artifacts that, taken together, can explain the diversity and fascinating history (political and natural) of the peninsula. Just how eclectic? A short list of what you'll find here...
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Of the four active synagogues in Gibraltar, the Great Synagogue was the first built after Jews were readmitted to Gibraltar in 1719. It’s been rebuilt several times, but the building you can visit today dates from 1812. Note its vaulted ceiling,...
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19 Devil's Tower Rd, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
Interesting funerary art dating back to 1756 marks the graves at this historic cemetery near Gibraltar’s airport. Wander in search of the graves of fallen heroes from both World Wars as well as a Cross of Sacrifice monument to lives lost in World...
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Red Sands Road, Gibraltar, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
Put the Rock into perspective by taking the six-minute cable car trip up to the top. At 412 meters above sea level, you'll find stunning vistas and Gibraltar’s most famous residents, the Barbary apes. Keep your camera and your hands to yourself—...