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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  • It's well worth the expense but I would advise that if you are capable of walking then do this trip on foot as there is so much to see and do.. Be very careful of the extremely vicious taxis though as...  more »
  • Everyone told us... Don't walk! We did. You need to be good walkers /hikers or idiots like us!!! However 4 of us who are all over 60 who are reasonably fit staggered from hotel near the airport via th...  more »
  • There are 3 ways up the rock. Taxi tours that can be pick up in the main square or down Main Street. The cable car which is cheaper but is to be avoided if you are disabled as there a large amount of ...  more »
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  • Well, the Rock of Gibraltar was spectacular So very easy to see the historical significance of this place. The views are lovely -all the way to Morocco. Even with a cloud hanging over the rock during our visit, it was a site not to be missed even if just to understand its historical importance.
  • A spectacular and iconic sight, with apes, caves and tours. You can drive around sections of the rock to visit various lookouts and caves, as well a cable car for the best sights. Expect to do some walking. Very memorable location.
  • Great place to visit. we went up by cable car. You don't need to visit the nature reserve to see the monkeys (although I am sure its at great place to visit) they are up and to the right of the cable car coming in. Great views as well. Don't feed the monkeys, massive fine for doing so.
  • went there on a taxi tour. view was great but this will vary depending on the weather. monkey!! caves were meh. Pretty crowded. The reason I give this a 3 star was because of its inaccessibility. We only had 1 day here from the cruise, so only cable car and taxis were viable. I feel the taxis vans try to rip tourist off which is rather distasteful. (you may have to haggle)
  • I really recommend eyeryone to do this. The views are amazing from everywhere on the rock. The skywalk and suspension bridge aren't as thrilling as you'd expect but are fine. The signage on the rock is HORRIFIC!!! We got lost on our way to the suspension bridge and had to walk all the way back up the rock to find it. Just a friendly tip, if you don't have to take a bag then don't because the monkey will jump on your back to look for food. Monkeys are everywhere!! But despite this stuff it was still an amazing day!
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