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IRISH TOWN GIBRALTAR

Thursday April 13th, 2017
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Visit Irish Town Gibraltar

When visiting Gibraltar by boat, plane, car, or any other means, make sure you visit Irish Town. Steeped in history with a variety of businesses.

Harbourguides will be featuring more facts about this intriguing area soon, but for now this is just a little sample of what Irish Town Gibraltar is about.

In all honesty, Irish Town compiles of a Street, but it is much more than that. From 1462 to 1704 the street was called “Calle de Santa Ana” This was when Gibraltar was Spanish.

On August 4th, 1704 Gibraltar was taken from Spain by an Anglo Dutch force. Sometime after this the street became known as Irish Town.

As we said earlier, this is just a snippet of the history about this fascinating street. We will continue with the story soon, but if you are in Gibraltar, you must come and feel the atmosphere and history of the place.

There are some fantastic eateries and shops, Sacarellos, Café Rojo, The Clipper, just to name a few.

The Harbourguides Crew fell in love with the place, it was a nice change from the marina. So come and take a look, we’re sure you will love it too.

https://www.harbourguides.com/harbours/Gibraltar

 

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