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Main Street, Gibraltar

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Running through the old town, Main Street offers numerous shopping, dining, and clubbing opportunities. Dating back to the 14th century, the street is lined with historic buildings and churches exhibiting a specific blend of Moorish, Portuguese, Genoese, Spanish, and British Regency architectural styles. The street branches out in several places, leading to smaller shopping lanes and byways. Don't miss the section that belonged to the Irish in the 19th century, when Gibraltar was divided into different quarters. The square at the northern end of the street--once the stage for public executions--today hosts bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. Put Main Street on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Gibraltar route builder website .
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  • Really pretty shopping street, could be in Bath or London, lots of shops with some well known U.K. brands. Well worth a stroll and perhaps a buy or two in this duty free oasis.  more »
  • Just take a relaxing stroll through the high street, whether you shop or not, there are plenty of shops tax free, jewellery, alcohol etc, I didn't go and visit the apes as there was a 1.1/2 hour wait ...  more »
  • I love main street. If you are after jewellery its the place to go. I recommend Just Diamonds (part of the Essardas Group). They are really nice people, knowledgeable and give a very fair price on uni...  more »

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