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The Great Siege Tunnels

Midway up at the northern end of the rock, Gibraltar
+350 200 74950
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It's hard to believe that these tunnels were dug out and blasted by hand and gunpowder. The men... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ClaireSmith
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Lancashire
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Fantastic and insightful. Our tour guide had explained it to us before we entered but to actual... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gill B
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Midway up at the northern end of the rock, Gibraltar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's hard to believe that these tunnels were dug out and blasted by hand and gunpowder. The men must hardly have been able to breathe. The tunnels are large and easy to walk through, so an impressive engineering feat in the 18th century. There are...More

Thank ClaireSmith
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic and insightful. Our tour guide had explained it to us before we entered but to actual see the tunnels that had been dug out was excellent, really interesting and so enjoyable

Thank Gill B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a brilliant guide and driver. Really interesting and fascinating our 2 boys were enthralled some great views. Recommend a jumper as cold down there!

Thank PuddingQueen1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The history of these siege tunnels and World War Two tunnels is miraculous. These tunnels were hand dug and expanded over the centuries to protect the rock from all invaders over the years. The walk down is easy but hard going uphill and you need...More

Thank drag0n1234
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's fascinating to learn of the history of Gibraltar and how determined we were in the past to keep this beautiful country as part of the British empire. A great place to visit, especially if you're a history geek like me! Just the breathtaking views...More

Thank thesmilingtraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent trip for the history buffs, well presented with lost of information boards, great views to take photos from the gun ports. Recommend early morning visit to beat the crowds as you will need quite a bit of time

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very informative time at The Great Siege tunnels . Lots of very interesting facts about Gibraltar. Well worth the effort to go there .

Thank ivan j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit it also gets you out of the sun for a while. Very good depictions of life years ago. Makes you see why Gibraltar is so important as one of the pillars of Hercules and British maritime history. Quite a long trek...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good experience and good insight on history . Was good to receive military discount. Would be good to take a jacket or a extra layer as it does get chilly / breezy towards the end of the tunnels. Good transformation through the ages of history...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk back through History relive the time when the Royal Marines where born, they had to blast their way throught he sold rock to be able to position guns to defend the rock from the Cannons to the North

Thank sally72ann
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jo j
25 May 2017|
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Response from Stephanie P | Reviewed this property |
they are two separate things although all tunnels connect within the rock! there's actually more road inside the rock than outside. you can visit both of these on your own although you will have to pay for both separately I... More
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RossyDerby
15 April 2017|
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Response from kregerbryant | Reviewed this property |
If your time is limited, for sure, taxi up. That way you are not at the mercy of a tour schedule.
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Gillian C
8 April 2017|
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Response from kregerbryant | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets in advance. And you can buy the day of....however, the day we were there it was really windy and rainy and so we paid a small private tour company to take us up....so it was a bit different than I think... More
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