World War II Tunnels, Gibraltar

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#6 of 16 in Historic Sites in Gibraltar
Take a tour through the labyrinth of World War II Tunnels, dug for a British garrison intended to defend Gibraltar from an anticipated German attack that never happened. Amazingly, this historic rock, solid from the outside, is practically an underground city hollowed out by a network of nearly 52 km (32 mi) of tunnels. They were prepared to accommodate the entire garrison of 16,000 soldiers for 16 months. See the recreated hospital--one of the parts of the tunnels actually put to use during the war. For World War II Tunnels and beyond, use our Gibraltar trip planner to get the most from your Gibraltar vacation.
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  • We saw these tunnels as part of our cruise tour. It is amazing to see what the soldiers went through to build the tunnels and protect Gibraltar. There are impressive props to see but a lot of walking ...  more »
  • These are amazing. Makes you realise what these brave men did. The guide was very good and very informative. If you go to the Rock then this is a must to see  more »
  • This part of the game at a trip to Gibraltar. It can put some pretty cool, depending on the period.
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  • This is a great place for tourist visiting Gibraltar, to discover the amazing tunnels inside the Rock. The tour could last about an hour and at the end there is a balcony with a breath-taking view.
  • You enter with guides only but the guides are tied to the arrival of buses. So good luck if you’re tight on schedule.
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