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Gibraltar Map, Gibraltar

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Gibraltar Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Gibraltar with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Gibraltar useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Gibraltar!

Gibraltar Travel Guide

Gibraltar is also called The Rock, thanks to its most important landmark, the Rock of Gibraltar, a large monolithic limestone promontory that was known in Antiquity as one of the Pillars of Hercules. Gibraltar is a genuine gold-mine for the adventurous visitor: its natural reserve and many caves are a joy to explore. Gibraltar is a cultural melting pot and the mix of ethnicities has given birth to a truly unique... read more

Gibraltar History

Shortly after the conquest of Gibraltar, Spanish noble houses Medina Sidonia and Ponce de Leon started a dispute over it, but the king declared Gibraltar a possession of the Crown. After the Reconquista, Gibraltar began to flourish. Much of the city has remained virtually unchanged for 600 years. Gibraltar grew into quite a sizeable city in the later Middle Ages, and in 1501, Isabella of Castile granted the city the... read more

Gibraltar Sightseeing

It’s no great surprise that the main attraction of Gibraltar is the Rock of Gibraltar, the 426 meter high limestone rock that looms over the Atlantic. The rock was believed to be one of the Pillars of Hercules, sitting opposite Jebel Musa, the other pillar located in Morocco. According to some, the other pillar is actually Monte Hacho in nearby Ceuta. The upper part of the Rock is a natural reserve where you can... read more

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