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Address: Near the Wall of Charles V, Gibraltar
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Cute monkey mom with her baby

Gibraltar is a strange place to visit but definitely worth a day. Either take the cable car or go by your own car towards the top of the rock. Parking is not easy at the top so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Søren H
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Alleroed Municipality, Denmark
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Alleroed Municipality, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Gibraltar is a strange place to visit but definitely worth a day. Either take the cable car or go by your own car towards the top of the rock. Parking is not easy at the top so we just looked at the monkey where we were told to turn around and park. Can recommend to drive all the way around... More 

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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of monkeys but did not bother us. We were warned not to carry any food. These guys were busy with lots of food in the den and did not care if you have any food. They do not come to you unless you bother them. We found it very safe. Kids will have a good time.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing the monkeys was the best part of going over to Gibraltar, and I liked it all. They are indeed monkeys, specifically macaques, not "apes," but maybe that makes people want to see them more, who knows? As the other reviewers said, please don't feed them, as this has caused problems and the monkey is the loser in this case.... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed seeing the apes, and they were much calmer than the ones up the Rock. However, the kids found them a little intimidating, even though it was fun.

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Tampa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a must see on any visit to Gibraltar! They were less aggressive than I had heard but still keep your possessions close!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't believe how close you can get to take photos. The monkeys are quite happy to pose and are not afraid of humans. Please respect the rules and don't feed them. Highlight of trip to Gibralter, a must for anyone visiting the Rock.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guides will warn you, but it doesn't matter...these monkeys are organized crime-level thieves. The adults will distract you with a cute baby monkey then relieve you of your snacks and baubles while you're taking pictures. They will size up the crowd, separate the weakest tourist from the herd, and make off with a handbag. Still, you'll get some great... More 

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Preston Lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

spent about 30 mins here watching the apes frolic about. We heeded the advice and didn't eat or play with camera cases, hats etc but it was fun watchng those who thought they knew better. the views from apes den are spectacular.

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derbyshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The kids will love them. Apes with babies everywhere, some you can feed and hold. Cautionary note: Keep your loose items safe.

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You either like or loathe the apes den. Can get a bit smelly and loads of flies around but it is nice to see the apes and their antics. If you go up keep your bag closed to avoid apes taking a delve in to try and steal your goodies. Do not feed the apes as you risk a £4000... More 

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