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World War II Tunnels

Princes Caroline Battery, Upper Rock Nature Reserve, Hayes Level, Gibraltar
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Ranked #7 of 29 attractions in Gibraltar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Description: Lower in the Rock than the Great Siege Tunnels these tunnels are viewable by a guided tour that leaves every half an hour.
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Wellington, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Again, a most interesting trip into the past history of Gibraltar. Certainly recommend a visit here.

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Hong Kong, China
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Here you can see how Gibraltar is full of tunnels everywhere and the scale of it is just crazy. And the history told by the photo gallery was very touching. Worth a visit

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Wethersfield, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Tony, our guide, gave an extremely informative tour within the tunnels that gave humour and reality of the past. A must see place to go when on the Rock.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Fascinating-need to go back independently as didn't have enough time to see it all properly when done as part of bus tour

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aberdeen
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7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

great views very interesting history, tunnel very long and time given by tour taxi was rather short. not enough time, tunnel is all down hill which means an uphill return.

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Somerset
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I have to say that this is on par with Guernsey, what they achieved with those tunnels is amazing, I can only think that it was a very difficult time, The Spanish civil war on one hand and a world war on the other.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Fascinating piece of history - really enthusiastic guide who knows the social history really well - what life was like for the soldiers. Other guides have more military knowledge and are happy to chat. Shame more tunnels aren't open due to Defense restrictions but these give a taste of what life was like for thousands of soldiers (and a few... More

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
34 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Had we been independently travelling I do not think we would have paid the price to visit, but as it was included in the taxi tour it was well worth the visit. The length of the tunnel alone was impressive.

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A lot more to these than meets the eye! A very interesting experience here. Well worth taking the time to visit.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great to see the history. Was given a tour well worth it. It was not busy so we had a tour guide all to ourselves. Learnt loads. Wear a cardi or jacket as it does get chilly even when 27degrees outside

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