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Europa Point

Gibraltar
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Ranked #11 of 29 attractions in Gibraltar
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Traveler Description: On the southern most point of Gibraltar Europa Point is a little bit forgotten these days but on a clear summer evening is worth going down to catch... more »
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Super new extensive play area for children and lots of historic things to look at (lighthouse, guns etc). Good views and vistas too. Worth a visit.

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

Carl, our guide explained to us why the area is called the pillars of hercules. Great story and again what great views of Spain and Africa!!!

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Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It's a breath taking moment when your eays has been passed the water barrier and you can see a tiny line of Africa - another continent, another world and place to see. It's like you are in two places at the same time. Feeling for me was that I can easly swim to that shore - it looks so close,... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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106 reviews 106 reviews
19 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This vantage point makes you look around in all directions and wonder at nature, economics and geopolitics. A vast expanse to the east the Mediterrean Sea, closer to the Eastern shore boats with people fishing, to the south some ships making the crossing of the Straight of Gibraltar. Ceuta must be somewhere across. Northern africa looks close by. West is... More

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Rhos-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The area has plenty of facilities, good car parking and a great place to walk to. The views are amazing, especially looking towards Africa and the mediterranean. The mosque looks beautiful as well. The lighthouse looks great as well. You are able to get a bus there which goes regularly. A must place to visit if you have the chance!

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Wethersfield, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The area has been improved with facilities at the point along with car parking if necessary. Great views to Africa and towards the Med. During bathing season a shuttle bus will take you through the tunnel to the Eastern side.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This area at the southern tip of Gib has been expanded a lot during later years. Comfortable walkways around and very good views over the Strait and North Africa. We were lucky with the weather and could follow the intense maritime traffic from this strategic point. Go there by regular bus, buy a day ticket so you can travel around... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

took a bustrip from the bus station to here, half hour drive probably, the driver told us all we need to know about the colony. We stopped off at Europa which has a large mosque in the background and the day was sunny enough to look over North Africa. Plenty of oil tankers in the sea. The tourist office was... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you choose the non-queu strategy and take a bus for point europe, it is definitely worth a trip and an icecream. A roundtrip (public) busticket serves as all day ticket. After that you can take other busses. Definitively worthwhile rather than hours of waiting in line.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We walked here from Rosia bay, nice walk and worth the effort. Lovely views and some historic sights to see, plus a high mosque.

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