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  Southport Gates
by bugalugs

These gates form part of the old walls and fortifications that Gibraltar has had for hundreds of years under the various ones who ran the place at the time.
The original gates were built in 1551 and some in 1883 these I think are part of the newer ones.

It was around here also that a pirate called Barbarossa who attacked Gibraltar and captured many of its people to sell as slaves.


Main Street/Trafalgar Road

From Casemates Square head up Main Street and pass the Governors House, not much further past you will see these gates.

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  • Updated Feb 19, 2006
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