Gibraltar Things to Do

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  • Caves / Tunnels

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    With nearly a million visitors a year, St. Michael’s Cave is one of the most popular attractions in Gibraltar, having fascinated guests since Roman times" It is situated some 300 metres above sea level and is arguably one of the most spectacular natural grottoes in Europe. Reputed to be bottomless, or linked to Africa by a subterranean passage...

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  • The Town / Main Street

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    In a colony that's as English as Gibraltar obviously is, stumbling across a well-lit branch of Britain's most omnipresent department store chain doesn't exactly come as a surprise. This one is appropriately air-conditioned and appropriately loaded with an abbreviated but still very British collection of men's and women's clothing. Yes, you can buy...

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  • Barbary Apes

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    Most people planning a trip to Gibraltar have heard of the famous and infamous Barbary Macaques that run wild on the Upper Rock. It's unknown exactly how they came to Gibraltar, but many believe that they were probably introduced during the Moorish occupation of Southern Spain. A moderately domesticated troop occupies a section of the Upper Rock...

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  • Tours - Land / Sea

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    At Europa Point you will also find the Trinity Lighthouse. It was built around 1838, instructed by the Governor of Gibraltar, Alexander Woodford. The lighthouse opened in 1841. A crowd of more than 2000 people gathered to see the lighthouse begin operation. It was called trinity Lighthouse beacuse Trinity House was employed to manage it. The...

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  • Statues / Monuments / Museums

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    Opposite the Trafalgar Cemetery is a statue of Lord Horatio Nelson. He famously defeated the combined Spanish and French fleets on October 21, 1805. He also famously died during the battle ("Kiss me Hardy"). Unlike any other statue of Nelson, he is life sized and you can stand right next to him. He is represented exactly as he was shortly before...

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  • A View at the Top

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    From the top of the rock of Gibraltar you have a fantastic view over southern Spain and Africa is very visible aswell. On your right you have the Atlantic ocean and on the left the mediteranian. It´s also facinating to be at a place that has played such an important part of european history.

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  • Cable Car

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    Dont forget to visit the Cable car ,the view is wonderful, they also have mini bass for tours .There is a coffee shop at the top of the Rock , perfect for snacks and coffee with a spectacular view .The times are from 9:30 to 17:15

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  • Europa Point

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    Our first stop on our 2 hour tour was Europa Point and the highlight for me was the lighthouse. Brilliantly painted and standing out like a lighthouse should it was what I expected from a traditional maritime port. Construction of the lighthouse commenced in 1838 and was officially opened in 1841. The lighthouse stands 50 metres above the sea and...

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  • The Rock

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    Now that the military restrictions were reduced, a couple of hours will be enough to go up to the top, visit the caves, enjoy the wide sights over the straight and Moroccan coast, and descend meeting the apes. Breathtaking!

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  • Mosques / Shrines / Churches

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    Gibraltar has many houses of worship from various centuries. One of them is the Moorish style Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Trinity which was completed in 1832 and consecrated in 1838. The Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe was inaugurated at a service in this Cathedral in 1981. Directions: The Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Trinity is located at...

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  • Forts / Batteries / Castles

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    The Moorish occupation was the longest in Gibraltar's History, lasting from 711 to 1309 and 1350 to 1462. It should be remember that the Moors started their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula from Gibraltar, coming over from North Africa. The Moorish Castle itself was rebuilt from prior fortifications. The present appearance dates from the early...

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  • Beaches

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    The sheltered bay is at the base of the east side of the rock. It's name comes from it being a haven for Catalans fleeing Napolean's 19th century invasion of Spain. I visited on a Sunday morning, the beach was empty and so peaceful.

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  • Governor House

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    Originally a Franciscan friary founded in the 16th century, the Convent has been the official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728, only a few years after the city was ceded by Spain to England by virtue of the Treaty of Utrecht. The building’s original appearance has mostly vanished as it has been replaced by Victorian features.

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  • Harbour District

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    Although Gibraltar’s economy is based on finances, services and tourism, the harbour still plays an important role. As Gibraltar is located on one of the world’s most important ship routes, harbour and dockyards are frequently in use. For those who like to watch ships, just take a stroll along the harbour. Of course, not all areas are accesible to...

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  • Pubs / Clubs

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    for those Brits who miss their home comforts when in the south of Spain it must be great to pop over the border to get warm, flat, brown beer to wash down their fish + chips or fried breakfast; not for me...prefer the Spanish way!

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