Gibraltar Rock & Fortress

StMichael’s Cave. This beautiful natural grotto was prepared as a hospital during WWII, yet nowadays it is a unique auditorium. There is also a lower segment that provides the more adventurous visitor with an experience never to be forgotten, however, these tours need to be pre-booked.

The Great Siege Tunnels are an impressive defense system devised by man. Excavated during the Great Siege of 1779-83, these tunnels were hewn into the rock with the aid of the simplest of tools and gunpowder.

World War II Tunnels - Rock and Fortress. During WWII an attack on Gibraltar was imminent. The answer was to construct a massive network of tunnels in order to build a fortress inside a fortress.

Military Hertitage Centre. A fascinating array of artefacts of military histiry housed in Princess Caroline’s Battery

Gibraltar, a city under siege exhibition. Probably one of the first buildings ever constructed by the British in Gibraltar. Undoubtedly the most important aspect of the building is the graffiti that can be seen on the walls, the earliest of which dates back to 1726.

Moorish Castle. The fortifications on and around the site of the Moorish Castle were first built in 1160. The Tower of Homage, its main feature, dates primarily from about 1333 AD when Abu’l Hassan recaptured Gibraltar from the Spanish.

Grand Casemates Square. Named after the British Barracks located at the North of the square, this area has served many purposes. Formerly the site of public executions, this commercial and social square has become the nub of social activities.

Want to know more about Gibraltar?

There is so much information about gibraltar to discover, here is a link to the Gibraltar Government website where you can find out more about Gibraltar's history, culture, heritage and more.