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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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So nice it's not a ruin

Normally when we visit old castles they are ruins, but it's not the case here. Walk around in the various areas of the castle and enjoy the views and the beautiful surroundings. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Normally when we visit old castles they are ruins, but it's not the case here. Walk around in the various areas of the castle and enjoy the views and the beautiful surroundings. I would have liked to know more about the place eg. in the form of signs describing the function of the individual areas, but there is nothing to... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Stunning old historical part of the city, well kept and gives a good idea of ancient times, living there.

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Cork, Ireland
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

On a recent day trip to Malaga (beautiful city) paid a visit to The Alcazaba de Malaga Palace. Very reasonable admission fee with concessions for senior citizens and well worth a visit. What's impressive about this place is the views over the port and surrounding city, the inner sunken gardens, the courtyards of columns, the lemon trees and flowers, Christ's... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

There is a car park about 200m away from the Alcazaba and it is a quick walk down a cafe lined street to the Roman theatre at the base of the hill. Tickets are cheap, about €4 or possibly less if you buy a combined ticket with the Gibralfaro at the top of the hill. The grounds are beautiful with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It was quite a sunny day in January walking around this amazing castle like. The views was stunningh was you get to the top. If you have difficulties walking steep hills, take regular break and soak in the sun and views.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great for a stroll around in the sun and looking at the yachts etc and a relaxing drink in the sun. There is also a market on a Sunday and most days there is entertainment.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

So much to explore around and look at. Ornate buildings, tiles, etc, or the fortifications and defences, or the orchards of fruit trees growing inside. A very well spent 2 euro!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A beautiful 11th century Moorish fortress. Very cheap entrance fee. Views of the sea, port and town every few metres. There are also exhibits of pottery (newly made) allowing you to see what the pottery of centuries ago looked like. We went back to the street level by a lift which we only came across by accident and which was... More 

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Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a great place to visit but you do need good footwear lots of ups and downs. You get great views once up at the top

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London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Nice scenery, nice views, short on info, certainly worth spending an hour here. For food & drinks, try the square 200m north of the fort.

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