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Address: C Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
Phone Number: 952217646
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Built between 1057 and 1063, this is probably the most important military...
Built between 1057 and 1063, this is probably the most important military fortification remaining from the Hispanic-Arabic period.
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This is a big Moorish fort on the hill behind Malaga. It's well worth a visit, and it has great views all the way across the city and the port of Malaga. It's not expensive to get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This is a big Moorish fort on the hill behind Malaga. It's well worth a visit, and it has great views all the way across the city and the port of Malaga. It's not expensive to get in, just a couple of euros. It's a taxing walk to the top, but the remains of the palace at the top are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This is a bit of a climb but well worth the effort as you get stunning views from the battlements and a genuine feel for Malaga's Moorish past.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely visit to the moorish palace fortress - love the fountains, peaceful and great views. Really enjoyed the visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It is better to visit it latter in the evening, if you are visiting Malaga during summer. The view is breathtaking, from up here you can sea the harbor and also the most part of the city. It's a long walk, and a very pleasant one.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Irrespective of whether you are interested in the history, the views are fantastic; there's a beautiful shady garden and drinking water fountain if you forget your own!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Not much to add that previous reviews already haven't mentioned. We had a beautiful day to explore the Alacazba, taking pictures at many spots throughout. I could see how it could get vey crowded, so pay attention to what's going on; cruise ships could add a ton people. Took about an hour to hike up and back down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A must when visiting Malaga. Very reasonably priced and can buy a ticket that includes entrance to the castle. Well worth a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Never do the climb on a hot day... Choose 7pm to go and enjoy! Take your time Try to go with the free tour if Malaga..

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This is a historic place to visit with lots of artefacts from ancient times on display. Gives you a great view of the City of Malaga. Worth visiting for the price.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

It's a well preserved Moorish palace with tranquil gardens and a beautiful view for the city panorama. What makes it even more charming, is the fact it's not crowded at all. The ticket is unbelievably cheap - you can buy a joined ticket to Alcazaba and Gibralfaro Castle for some 3-4 euros. For some reason there is no joined reduced... More 

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