Mon-Sun 09:00 – 17:45
Marvel at the 100 Ton Gun, a rare artillery piece dating back to 1883. This formidable weapon, one of the few remaining in the world, represents a significant period in military engineering. Nearby, explore the historical significance of Rosia Bay, linked to Admiral Nelson’s return from the Battle of Trafalgar. Open daily, this site offers a unique glimpse into Gibraltar’s naval and military history.
The 100 Ton Gun, positioned strategically at Gibraltar, serves as a symbol of the military might and technological advancements of the late 19th century. Its sheer size and design are a testament to the era’s engineering capabilities and strategic needs.
Rosia Bay adds another layer to this historical journey, as it was the final anchorage of HMS Victory, bringing the wounded Admiral Nelson back from Trafalgar. The area combines natural beauty with historical depth, making it a must-visit for history enthusiasts and casual visitors alike.
- Witness the engineering marvel of the 100 Ton Gun, showcasing the military prowess of its time.
- Explore Rosia Bay’s historical connections to one of the most famous naval battles in history.
- Opening Hours: The 100 Ton Gun and Rosia Bay are open to visitors from 09:00 to 17:45 every day.
- A Walk Through History: Ideal for those interested in military history and naval warfare.
Experience a piece of Gibraltar’s rich military and naval history by visiting the 100 Ton Gun and Rosia Bay. These sites offer an educational and memorable journey into the past.