Discovering The Rock Of Gibraltar

By | July 24, 2019

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The Rock of Gibraltar. Source: (Wikipedia)

An amazing piece of real estate such as this huge rock has had people fighting over it ever since the year 711. There are a lot of hidden wonders that draw visitors to tour it now.

The huge rock is called the Rock of Gibraltar and is 426 meters high and was first settled in the Middle Ages by the Moors. Later, Spain was in control of it and then eventually went to the British in 1713. Still today there are disputes over who really owns it.    

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Map of The Rock of Gibraltar. Source: (

Located on the south coast of Spain, the Rock of Gibraltar is also referred to as the Pillars of Hercules. Remains still exist from the tunnels and caves that were formed from the 18th century as well as a 14th-century Moorish castle.