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Gibraltar Fortress

Gibraltar Fortress Vacation Holidays Fortification The fortification on the Rock of Gibraltar was constructed by the Berber chieftain who conquered the place in 711. In 1714 the British took possession of Gibraltar and turned the Rock into a great fortification defending the access to the Mediterranean. This place was of the utmost strategic importance during numerous wars over the next centuries. The fortification was constructed mainly on the basis of the land form features and by using rocks of Gibraltar.

Gibraltar Fortress Vacation Holidays Fortification One of the main tourist attractions is a labyrinthine network of tunnels and caves which St. Michael’s Cave, serving as an auditorium due to its natural acoustic properties, is the most prominent of.

Gibraltar Fortress Vacation Holidays Fortification