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The Moorish Castle Complex (The Tower of Homage and The Gate House)

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Address: Willis Road, Gibraltar
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Private Half Day Tour to Gibraltar from Marbella
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NOT WORTH THE EFFORT

A good 60 minute trek up steps and roads and not that much to look at when you get there. Take the local mini service bus which stops about 300 metres away if you want to... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Earwigo321
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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A good 60 minute trek up steps and roads and not that much to look at when you get there. Take the local mini service bus which stops about 300 metres away if you want to visit. Generally run down and quite neglected but view over town is good

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If it wasnt that we had a combination ticket for most attractions, this would of been a waste of money. walk into the "castle" up some stairs on to a roof, and there you go. If your paying, ignore, but if you can get in free of have it apart as an inclusive ticket then pop your head in.

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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The inside does not have much of the original but this does make it accessible. Really interesting thing is the thickness of the walls. You get a great view from the battlements and an excellent place for photographs. There is a nice herb garden outside with a little pony but it does look like it has been left to die... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to do this tour after seeing the rocks and found it interesting although I forget its history but I went inside and climbed up those narrow steps to the top to get a good view of the city.The stairs were very narrow and I counted fifty six of them I was very tired at the end of the climb.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fortifications on and around the site of the Moorish Castle were first built in 1160, when the Almohad Sultan Abd al-Mu'min ordered that a permanent settlement including a castle be built. On completion of the works it received the name of Medina al-Fath, the 'City of Victory'. The Tower of Homage of the Moorish Castle, dating mainly from around... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This stop on our tour was nice and our driver told us a lot of the history. To actually walk up to the complex is quite a distance, and we had someone in our group that couldn't make the walk, so we all decided not to go and just move forward with the tour, but our driver gave us the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The castle is worth visiting inside, there a quite few stairs so be advised if you can't take too many. Again nice views from the top floor and good place to visit

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Like all attractions on the rock - the temple is a bit of a climb but the views are great and just a few 100 yeards further up are the WW2 tunnels which are really worth a visit - do the two together in a day

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This castle visit is inclued in the upper park ticket so we went in. It is much better inside than it looks from the outside. It is partly renovated and has some intersesting history. It has a big staircare which is both steep and not for the faint hearted!

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wow when you step in this castle you can feel the history. Very well preserved. When you reach the top you can see so much.

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