The Rock of Gibraltar, Gibraltar

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Towering over what was once the edge of the antique Greco-Roman civilization, The Rock of Gibraltar offers panoramic views as well as some of the highlights of any tour of Gibraltar. Rising 426 m (1,398 ft) above sea level, this incredibly important strategic rock bears traces left by its many conquerors. Follow the loop trail in either direction and discover its most important sites, including a Moorish castle, a small museum dedicated to the French and Spanish siege, a natural cave turned into an auditorium, and a network of underground tunnels. Reasonably fit nature lovers should take the Mediterranean steps. The rock is home to a population of Barbary macaques that can behave quite mischievously, especially if you forget that these are wild animals. Start your trip to Gibraltar by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • We took a taxi with 2 other couples and were glad that we did as it would be a long and exhausting walk. There are great views, including being able to see Gibraltar, Spain and Morocco all in one phot...  more »
  • We walk to the lighthouse and then we started up a road to discovery. We ended up at the entrance to the "Rock". págamos €1 per person for the walk and there follow. I got busted with the stairs down but it was wonderful to see the monkeys and be up there to see the view over Gibraltar. I loved
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  • After many years of travelling throughout Europe, we finally made it to Gibraltar. As our BA flight made a bumpy landing, seeing The Rock through the aircraft window brought a smile to our faces, and ...  more »
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  • Very interesting and beautiful views. You can see Spain, Morocco, the Atlantic ocean, the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea. Beware of the apes, they steal food and anything shiny. Our guide warned that the apes have been known to yank earrings off.
  • I ground my ass on the rock face. Quite fun! However, had to go to the hospital cause the rock shredded my left asscheek so much.
  • What an amazing place.words cannot do it justice.it is a must visit place. We love it. We have been here more times than anywhere.
  • The Rock is amazing! Stunning views of the City, Bay and Morocco. Watch out for the apes, they like to steal food from the bags! Highly recommend to take one of the minibus tours with local guide who will tell you interesting facts about the buildings and places that you pass by on the way. Minibuses stop on the car park next to the border.
  • Beautiful place to visit in early spring or begging of summer, lots to see specially get there with cable car right to the top of the rock! You will see a lot of monkey, on the way back walk town to old town, beautiful parks around.

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Where to stay in Gibraltar

There are many budget and luxury options to choose from in Gibraltar, with the majority found on the western side of Gibraltar Nature Reserve, near the harbor. If you're looking for serious savings and good service, consider the family-run hostels near Montagu Bastion, or hotels on Cannon Lane.
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