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World War II Tunnels, Gibraltar

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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. Put World War II Tunnels into our Gibraltar trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • booked tour while on a cruise and it was well worth it.the guide spoke very good english and explained the tunnels history.she stopped at each area to let us know what its function was and the tools u...  more »
  • Quite different from the siege tunnels which are great but you'd have to spend a long time walking the whole length of, this is a personal tour which you have to pre-book but you can do so by emailing...  more »
  • We visited last week with the intention of getting an insight to the recent history of the Rock. Sadly disappointed with the whole operation from first reception through the guided tour to the way we ...  more »