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The Great Siege Tunnels

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Address: Midway up at the northern end of the rock, Gibraltar

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Good way to explain history of Gibraltar

The tunnels explained history of Gibraltar so was interesting but part was a steep climb back but they are signs to advise of this.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Colchester, United Kingdom

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The tunnels explained history of Gibraltar so was interesting but part was a steep climb back but they are signs to advise of this.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This was a great eye opener and makes you feel how lucky we are that army were able to use there brains and dig through the tunnel .

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Calpe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed this visit. It isnt for the faint hearted though as it is a very steep walk through. Extremely interesting. A must if visiting Gibraltar

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Interesting but not for the infirm quite a long way down hill into the bottom ,but well worth the up hill stretch coming back out

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Binfield, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

was part of the rock tour so we didn't go too deep into the tunnels, but fascinating history of the Rock

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

went to the siege tunnels was really impressed with the tunnels there are many galleries cut into the tunnels there are plenty of information boards and many exhibits was really good value as the ticket gave entry into moorish castle st michaels cave and a couple of other smaller exhibits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Having visited Gibraltar regularly for over 30 years, we have been here together and taken friends and family regularly. Very informative historically, interesting displays and suitable for all ages Well worth the visit. Access is ok but very steep paths in places so be warned with very young children or disabled. My husband walks with a stick but managed adequately.... More 

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Staveley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Interesting history lesson for all the family. Really informative especially with the small details, really helpful staff, took this tour as part of the rock tour

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Interesting history lesson on how England fought to maintain their presence in Gibraltar. Much of this tunnel was carved out by hand and is well maintained. Many displays are available in English to explain all about how the tunnels came about as well as the munitions used in the cannons. We had a great taxi driver who lived on in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I've never been into history, but I was blown away by the significance of The Great Siege Tunnels. An integral part of many military operations, dating back to the late 1700s. Some parts of the limestone tunnels were created by hand, other with the help of explosives. There were chambers for cannon balls, gun powder and men. There are signs... More 

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Address: Midway up at the northern end of the rock, Gibraltar
Location: Europe  >  Gibraltar

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