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Pillars of Hercules

Strait of Gibraltar, Sandy Bay, Gibraltar
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good views

what you see in the photo is what you get as far as the pillars are concerned. Unfortunately they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adrian T
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Panoramic Views

This place is where you can see the Strait of Gibraltar really well. Not too much going on in this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jake D
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United States
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"mediterranean steps"
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"europa point"
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"amazing views"
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"tour guide"
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"top of the rock"
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"great siege"
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"cable car"
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"strait"
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"morocco"
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"mountains"
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"viewpoint"
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"photographs"
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"gibraltar"
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"atlantic"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what you see in the photo is what you get as far as the pillars are concerned. Unfortunately they were painting scrolls on when we were then so photo opportunities were limited. However the views from this point are stunning as you look across the...More

Thank Adrian T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is where you can see the Strait of Gibraltar really well. Not too much going on in this area though.

Thank Jake D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apart from the odd;y designed marker located at this spot there really isn't much to see here. The view towards Europa Point is obscured by several large buildings and more are in the process of being built. The ancient mythology around the two pillars created...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

The only reason this is not five stars is because we had our own vehicle and it was not easy to navigate up the rock by simply following the signs. The roads are also VERY tight with sharp turns and cars usually parked on both...More

Thank AtlantaDrummer
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This spot is steeped in history, and will give you an excellent backdrop for a picture with Morocco in the background. Whether there is any truth or not in the story of Hercules, your spirits will definitely be lifted by coming here.

Thank 339,334
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

The monument is nice for a quick study and picture. The views are the main attraction. We were able to see Morocco during our visit, and see it better than I had imagined. We were on a tour because the cable car was closed due...More

Thank Scott G
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

The pillars are a place to visit to see great sea views, look at Africa and take photographs. The tour guide explained the myth of Hercules.

Thank Angela M
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Good view point and nice clean toilets, but that's about it - unless I missed something!! However, a number of interesting walks start out from here.

Thank GSquared2013
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

According to our chauffeur and guide wewere lucky when we visited the Pillars of Hercules, cause the weather was in our favor. He said that 50 % of the days it's so foggy due to the weather and humidity. 25 % of the days you...More

Thank ElsaAnnika
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We took a guided tour and this was the first stop when you reach the Upper Rock Nature Reserve. this monument was built by the citizens of Gibraltar to show everyone that visits that Gibraltar is truly where the East meets West. It is very...More

Thank Richard F
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