The Great Siege Tunnels

  • The great siege tunnels previously known as the Upper Galleries
  • The first tunnels excavated by the British soldiers during The Great Siege of 1779-1783
  • The soldiers only had their own physical strength, crow bars, sledge hammers, and gun powder to blast their way through
  • Work commenced on May 25th 1782
  • The soldiers excavated 36 meters of tunnel in 6 weeks
  • Also exposed are the magnificent views of the runway and mainland Spain
Siege Tunnels 1
Siege Tunnels 2
Siege Tunnels 3
Siege Tunnels 4
Siege Tunnels 5
Siege Tunnels 6

Gibraltar Bronze Tour - Official Guided Tours of Gibraltar

Bronze Tour

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1.5hrs

Pillars of Hercules
St Michaels Cave
The Monkeys/Apes Den
Great Siege Tunnels

Gibraltar Silver Tour - Official Guided Tours of Gibraltar

Silver Tour

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2hrs 45mins

Europa Point
100 Ton Gun
St Michaels Cave
The Monkeys/Apes Den
Moorish Castle
Great Siege Tunnels

Gibraltar Gold Tour - Official Guided Tours of Gibraltar

Gold Tour

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3.5hrs

Europa Point
100 Ton Gun
St Michaels Cave
O'Hara's Battery
The Monkeys/Apes Den
Great Siege Tunnels
360º Drive around The Rock
Drive over the runway

Gibraltar Platinum Tour - Official Guided Tours of Gibraltar

Platinum Tour

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6.5hrs

Europa Point
100 Ton Gun
Pillars of Hercules
St Michaels Cave
The Monkeys/Apes Den
Moorish Castle
Great Siege Tunnels
City Under Siege Exhibition
360º Drive around The Rock
Drive over the runway
O'Hara's Battery
World War 2 Tunnels
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