Gibraltar Trip Journey Information | Expedia

Gibraltar Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

Gibraltar – Discover this vacation spot on Spain’s southern coast, a area well-known for its towering rock and engaging navy historical past. Try one of the best of Gibraltar then begin planning a visit of your individual.

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Though it covers lower than three sq. miles, the strategic location of #Gibraltar has made it one of the fought over locations in Europe. For hundreds of years, it has withstood political manoeuvring, sieges and battles and at present, with its crimson name packing containers, Union Jacks and excessive avenue retailers, Gibraltar staunchly stands as a small pocket of England within the coronary heart of the Mediterranean.

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  1. proja poti says:

    Wich is today known as the Rock of Gibraltar is the Spanish derivation of the Arabic name Jabal Ṭāriq (جبل طارق), meaning "mountain of Ṭāriq"  which is named after Ṭāriq ibn Ziyād (Arabic: طارق بن زياد‎) also known simply as Tarik in English, was a  Umayyad commander sent by his superior Musa ibn Nusayr to initiate the Muslim Umayyad conquest of Visigothic Hispania (Present day Spain and Portugal) in 711–718 A.D. He led a large army and crossed the Strait of Gibraltar from the North African coast, consolidating his troops at Gibraltar.(Wikipedia)

  2. laeeque nadvi says:

    .GIBRALTAR (جبل طارق)

    I love Gibraltar too much.

    He led a large army and crossed the Strait of Gibraltar from the North African coast, consolidating his troops at what is today known as Gibraltar.
    The name "Gibraltar" is the Spanish derivation of the Arabic name Jabal Ṭāriq (جبل طارق), meaning "mountain of Ṭāriq", which is named after him.

    Battles/wars: Conquest of Hispania; • Battle of Guadalete

    Tariq ibn-Ziyad was traditionally said to have landed at Gibraltar….
    Tariq bin Ziyad — The conqueror
    of Spain.
    Tariq bin Ziyad was a new convert to Islam from the Berber tribes of Algeria.
    Ṭāriq ibn Ziyād | Muslim general Britannica

    Ṭāriq ibn Ziyād, Berber general who led the Muslim … Gibraltar henceforth became known as Jabal Ṭāriq ( Mount Tarik) …
    The name "Gibraltar" is the Spanish derivation of the Arabic name Jabal Tāriq (جبل طارق), meaning "mountain of Tariq", named after him .

    Born: 670
    Conquered Spain in 711
    Buried at: Damascus, Syria

    Tariq ibn Ziyad, Commander of the Umayyad Caliphate …

    The People of Gibraltar are beloved people. I love tbem.

  3. Wendy Woo says:

    I was married there in the 70s, just like John & Yoko, couldn't drive there, had to take hydrofoil from Spain to Morocco, then to Gibraltar. Stayed at the Holiday Inn, saw the monkeys. Great time & great memories!

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