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Alcazaba de Malaga

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Address: Calle Alcazabilla, 29005 Malaga, Spain
Phone Number: 630 93 29 87
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just wow, malaga and andalusia overall is just wow, everything in this area is amazing, the history , the architecture, the food, the weather, the sea etc . i am biased when it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
M Hesham E
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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

just wow, malaga and andalusia overall is just wow, everything in this area is amazing, the history , the architecture, the food, the weather, the sea etc . i am biased when it comes to Andalusia ( no wonder that it was my first holiday out of dublin ! ) , its really difficult to describe in words such magnificent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We rented a taxi for the day and the driver was a very nice young lady (Patrizia Molina 627560035, info@taxirosamalaga.com) who took as all around and beyond Malaga. Alcazaba was possible thanks to her, otherwise it is a long climb. You can see all of the city, and inside the arena from the castle. There is also a little museum... More 

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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33 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

If you are in Malaga, this is a must see, although once you have seen Alhambra, Granada nothing else can compare. So, if you have already been to Alhambra, you might be disappointed. There is a public parking garage not far from the Alcazaba and Teatro Romano, easy walking distance.

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Brussels, Belgium
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Just ask directions for the lift, it is much nicer to start the visiit on the top and then walk your way down. Great views of the city and the port. For the classic picture of the bullring that you see in internet, you have to leave the Alcazaba through the exit at the bottom and then, as going back... More 

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Jarvenpaa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Entrance to the right from the Roman theatre ruins. Walk slowly, climb to the walls for scenery and take a rest on a bench if needed. Orangetrees, bougainville, roses, bushes of rosemary and also ancient gardens with old architecture, decorations and quite a lot of colourful pottery etc. Nice place to take photographs in all directions. Bring mineral water with... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Lovely architecture, well maintained. Free entry after 2 p.m. on Sunday. Nice light and shade for the photographer. Definitely worth a visit

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

When I visited the Alcazaba, I took the elevator that is located at the back of the City Hall. It brings you to the Nazari Palace there, where one can wander around and take photos. Also the views of the port from this place are very good.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Make sure you take the right path, as the wrong one will have you climbing around the outside for hours. Interesting old fort built several hundred years before the Alhambra.

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Oklahoma
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This palace fortress whose name is Arabic for citadel is one of the landmarks of the city, a place visited by combining history and beauty in the same place. Muslim era is situated at the foot of Mount Gibralfaro where Arabic defensive castle to which it was attached by a corridor guarded by walls called The Coracha is; next to... More 

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Newick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

a short visit, very little info. available, gives good view of Roman amphitheater, difficult to visualise what each area was for. No direct access to walk up to Castillo.

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