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Culture of Gibraltar. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Gibraltar Gibraltar is rich in a wide variety of attractions, there are unique natural sites, beautiful architectural monuments, and many museums in the city and its surroundings. The main local landmark is a complex of fortifications, the construction of which on the territory of Gibraltar started in the 9th century. Fortifications that travelers can see today date back to the 13th-19th centuries. It is noteworthy that not all historical buildings are above the ground. In the 18th century, a real underground city was founded here - Great Zig Tunnels. Only experienced guides can puzzle out intricacies of the underground tunnels. All comers can walk through the underground casemates, warehouses, and indoor galleries.
Gibraltar is an excellent holiday destination for those who love nature and active entertainment. Guests with children will have the opportunity to take a walk in the picturesque places, get … Open
The Military Heritage Centre introduces visitors to the city to the military past of Gibraltar. This museum presents a collection of valuable military relics and weapons belonging to the period of the Great Siege of 1783. Museum visitors should definitely check out the Memorial Chamber, this part of the cultural complex is dedicated to soldiers who defended Gibraltar in the 18th century.
See interesting archaeological finds and learn about the most important stages of the city’s development during an excursion to the Museum of Gibraltar. One of its most valuable artifacts is a Neanderthal skull, which was found during archaeological excavations in the middle of the 19th century. A separate museum hall is dedicated to the collection of weapons, including artifacts dating from the beginning of the 18th century. Copyright
Gibraltar will please fans of gastronomic tourism with a variety of restaurants to suit every taste and budget. A quite unusual and attractive place is Theater Royal Bar & Restaurant … Open
The Moorish Castle is rightly considered the brightest historical sight of the city. Scientists know very little about the fortress. According to one version, it was built at the beginning of the 13th century as the first Moorish building in Europe. Another version says that its construction started in the 8th century on the site of an ancient fort, the remains of which were discovered during excavations. Today, the powerful fortification is the largest monument of the Mauritanian period. All travelers must take a stroll along picturesque La Calle Real - the main promenade in the city. Along the street, there are several interesting architectural buildings, as well as elite restaurants and entertainment facilities. The area of the yacht pier offering a fantastic view of the sea is ideal for walking.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Gibraltar and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

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Cathedrals and basilicas near Gibraltar
♥   Catedral de la Asunción, Ceuta, 28.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathédrale Notre Dame de l’Assomption, Tanger, 58 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Ubrique is an ideal place for long-lasting and leisure walks. It has a lot of beautiful streets that are decorated with fresh flowers and ornamental plants. The main historical symbol of Ubrique is the Convento dos Capuchos. Nowadays a part of the monastery is rebuilt in a museum. The greatest part of the exposition is devoted to the leather items and numerous attributes that were used by curriers hundreds of years ago. Even now you can find several great leather workshops in the town. There travellers can buy shoes and clothes of high-quality or even leather accessories. … Read further


From the series “Monochromatic Cities - Stunning Views”
At present, you can find a lot of cafes and shops that are decorated in outstanding thematic style. Their walls are full of Smurfs graffiti. Also, there were made a lot of thematic sculptures. Well-known characters you can find everywhere. This town is very attractive with its unique architecture. There you can not only take photos of wonderful blue streets but also climb to the top of the hill and make a panorama photo of the one-coloured town. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Gibraltar

Culture guide to Gibraltar. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Gibraltar: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Gibraltar. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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