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Alcazaba

C Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
952217646
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Ranked #4 of 89 Attractions in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Built between 1057 and 1063, this is probably the most important military fortification remaining from the Hispanic-Arabic period.
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Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

One of my favourite things about visiting the Iberian peninsula are seeing the old Moorish fortresses. They shine a light on the different eras that had once lived in the country. Alcazaba is great place to visit on a nice day. It gives you great views of the sea and the city. I recommend going at night (it's free) and... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Great overview of the city and highly recommended. Climbing to the top of the ruins is a bit of a trek, but well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Walk there and go up the hill for a great view! Entry is really cheap and worth a visit! Nazaries palace is great although not as exceptional all the Alhambra...but it gives you a good idea of their supreme education.

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Swords, Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Interesting visit - although most of the info in Spanish but still enjoyed it. Visited early on a Sunday morning so not many people around

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Well worth a visit, this attraction gives an insight into the Moorish history of Malaga. It's very well presented and easy to walk around. Great for photography and views over the city. In a few hours you can view the whole site. Inexpensive entrance fee. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a must see piece of history. The views are awesome from some points. If the walking is too much, there is a bus that will take you to and from. Very worth while.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It is located right in the centre of malaga. It is a nice viewpoint and together with the gibralfaro an absolute must-see when you're there! I can recommend walking the walls

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A great place to visit .go in the morning before it gets too hot. Be prepared for lots of steps. Wear good shoes and take some water.

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Godmanchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Took us quite a while to find the entrance having walked from the car park near the Bull Ring. Wasted energy walking up (very steep) towards the ajoining castle. It is great value at 2.20 Euros. Get guide for a further 60c (i think) but not essential. Great views over the port area once you climb the steep path.

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Magog, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It is really nice, not too expensive. It is really well preserved. When you buy your ticket, they give you a paper with some interesting information. With the information and your imagination, it's really nice to go through every places of the Alcazaba! there are also nice views of the city of Malaga and the ocean.

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