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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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Nice walk , nice view!

It is a beautiful 30 min. walk uphill but the sight is amazing. Feel free to enjoy an Ice/Cold Beer under the Andalusian Sun as you reach the Bar on the Top. Nice Experience!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

It is a beautiful 30 min. walk uphill but the sight is amazing. Feel free to enjoy an Ice/Cold Beer under the Andalusian Sun as you reach the Bar on the Top. Nice Experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The whole fortress is spectacular in scale and location. It is gradually being sensitively restored and, to my inexpert eye, they are doing a very good job. The description notices are clear and are generally in both Spanish and English. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We liked it because there are many palaces, courtyards, gardens and terraces within the fortress. It is very well preserved for having been built in the 11th century. There is a small charge to enter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

An absolute must if in Malaga. Beautiful itself with gorgeous views. A real experience while here not to me missed. Plan 2-3 hours here and have lunch across the street at El Pimpi to complete a day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We visited on Sunday afternoon, and it was free admission after 2pm. Other times it's only around €2. The gardens are beautiful and the whole complex is just so magical that you want to take photos all the time! We were very impressed by how well the whole complex is maintained, and there were free printed guides in your language... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Absolutely a must see! Great view and the architecture leaves you without words. You can easily imagine the living there, as it is so nicely reserved. I've seen Muslim castles before, but this one is one of the most impressive one. From the walls you can have a great view of Malaga. Definitely worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Worth a visit, very nice fortress, great views around, lovely courtyard gardens. Very nice Morish remnants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Such an intriguing site...having 3 eras on the hillside in Malaga is truly stunning. Wandering around the ruins is really a wonderful outing...dont forget the roman ruins at the base and the castle up top...well worth the walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth a visit, great views, you can get a combined ticket for this place and Gibralfaro castle so its cheaper.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This was a fortress - 3 defense walls around a hill remind that. But it wasn't like other european castles - cold and damp - someone was supposed to comfortably live here with all these pools and gardens and reliefs and water from aqueducts (although these are not there any more).

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