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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  • Stunning views! Hold on to things, the monkeys take everything you hold very impertinent and slightly unpleasant. However, experience in other totally terrific!
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  • Million dollar view all the way to Morocco.. Worth the climb. Optional Taxi or cable care up or down.  more »
  • If you are visiting Gibraltar you must take time to get to the top of the rock in order to take in the breath taking panoramic view.  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.
  • 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.
  • Not the best gym. No facilities really. Nice view though. Good to get out of England for a while in this beautiful landscape.
  • Even more beautiful in real than in pics. Seeing it made me realize its strategic significance as it is at the crossroads of Europe/Africa with a commanding view of the Mediterranean sea (Mare Nostrum- our sea as the Romans called it) Gibraltar is a tiny place so going to the Rock by walk is the best option.
  • Rock of Gibraltar is a limestone mount at Gibraltar. One of The two pillars of Hercules was the limit of the ancient world as per the Greek mythology. the two pillars of Hercules are The Rock of Gibraltar was one of the pillar, the other being Jebel Musa on the African side of the Strait. It is a major tourist attraction.
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