Gibraltar Things to Do

  • The Town / Main Street
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Gibraltar Things to Do

  • The Town / Main Street

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    Gibraltar’s Main Street it's were you can find a lot of shops selling duty free items as cigarettes, drinks, electronics and jewellery. There are also the familiar shops as we have in Britain as Marks & Spencer’s, Morrison’s, BHS, Dorothy Perkins and many more. I have only taken a stroll a few times through it as our apartment was on the corner of...

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  • Caves / Tunnels

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    St Michael's cave it was the first stop for our tour but again very short and by the time I adjusted the camera and taken few photos it was time to move on to the next attraction. It's a very large natural cave with a lot of tunnels filled with stalactites of all shapes and sizes with different lightning changing every few seconds whom it was very...

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  • Barbary Apes

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    After we left St Michael's cave we stopped at the Apes Den for fifteen minutes again. When I'm was there weren't too many monkeys around as they have been fed about an hour earlier and they were just lazying around or sleeping, but it was fun to see the few that were active. As a memorial to the longest living macaque in Gibraltar the taxi drivers...

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  • A View at the Top

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    Even I didn't had the chance to go all the way to the highest point on the Upper Rock the scenery from the Great Siege tunnels and from the Apes Den it was breathtaking. As it was a great sunny day on that day it has made it more enjoyable to see these panoramic scenery.

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  • The Rock

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    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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  • Tours - Land / Sea

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    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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  • Cable Car

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    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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  • Statues / Monuments / Museums

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    During the Second World War the Polish Prime Minister in exile, General Sikorsky lost his life in an a air crash as his plane took off from Gibraltar on the fourth of July 1943. General Wladyslaw Sikorsky was the commander -in -chief of the Polish Army and the Prime Minster of the Polish government in exile. In the crash all fifteen passengers had...

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  • Europa Point

    4 out of 5 stars

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    Europa’s Promenade or as it’s called now Kusuma promenade it runs from above the western cliff top of Europa Point and around the Trinity Lighthouse. The first promenade it was built by troops of the Royal Engineers and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers in 1971. The promenade has taken the name Kusuma from the Kusuma Trust Gibraltar a register...

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  • Forts / Batteries / Castles

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    When I had arrived at Europa point I’m was surprised to see that it was quite a few thinks to see and do and one of them it was Harding’s Battery which it was built on the remains of the 7th Europa Battery in 1857 defending the British Colony in Gibraltar. In the magazine below Harding’s Battery there’s an information centre. It was named after Sir...

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  • Mosques / Shrines / Churches

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    The mosque in Europa Point it was a gift from King Fahd of Saudi Arabia and it cost of over five million pounds to build. The mosque it’s the biggest in Gibraltar and it’s also known as the King Fahd bin Abdulaziz and during the night when it’s lit it’s visible from miles away. The mosque also has a school, library and a lecture hall and caters...

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  • Beaches

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    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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  • Pubs / Clubs

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    We have stopped at the Star Pub before heading to the apartment for a quick drink and to get the feel of the place. The owner which he was by the door he politely greeting us before he took our orders. The pub it’s dated from 1839 and it has a dark wooden bar but I don’t think it’s the original an deverything inside the pub it has got the British...

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  • Governor House

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    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

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    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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  • Duty Free Goods

    Gibraltar Things to Do

    In Gibraltar is a VAT free you can purchase a lot of items such as cosmetics, cigarettes, alcohol and perfume for a lot less money than in any other European country. If you are a smoker or a drinker then this it's a good place to buy but be aware of the customs limits. Got to say I haven't bought anything except a pair of shoes that I liked and...

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