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Address: C Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
Phone Number: 952217646
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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A lovely piece of history

Very interesting place offering good views of the coastline.There has been a lot of restoration but it has been done to a good standard.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Very interesting place offering good views of the coastline.There has been a lot of restoration but it has been done to a good standard.

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

The Alcazaba is a must in Malaga. It is centrally located and cheap to get into. If you're a student, the price of admission is .60 cents! While it will be 1.20 cents for this and the Gibralfaro castle. The Alcazaba is beautiful during spring with beautiful flora and great views into the city. It's many towers allow you to... More 

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Very nicely preserved, restful, a fresh delight round every corner. I found this the the nicest place I visited in the city itself - and second only to the WONDERFUL Botanic Gardens. I'm elderly and decrepit but taking it easy I found no problems in getting around this hilly site. I f (as I hope) I am back in Malaga... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Quite an extensive site with plenty to see and overlooking the port. Well maintained. A certain level of mobility is needed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

It's a pretty stunning trek up the hill to reach the Fort, steep too but rest insured you will be amazed by what is up there waiting for you ;) Make sure to take your camera and various lenses (if you are into photographic gadgets) and enjoy every moment of it. You can see literally 360 degrees of Malaga and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

This well preserved site is close to the port. It is an excellent example of what wealthy living was like during the Islamic period in Spain. The gardens are well maintained and the rooms display the architecture of the time in ad lend is manner. A must see while in Malaga

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Its nice inside, and there are small gardens but the gibralfaro at the top is far superior in comparison!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

What a delightful attraction, very cheap to enter only 60 cents to enter ( senior citizen rate ), nice walks with hidden areas and plenty of seating as it can be quite a climb in areas. Lovely small cafe to revitalise yourself.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Was disappointed, this place was nice but a little bit boring. The best was the view over Malaga. Not a place for you that have problem to walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed this fortress. Romans, Moors & Spanish renaissance. Great views across Antequera. Guided tour with hand held device explains the development of the castle, roman baths and the church

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