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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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Great moorish castle

The old Moorish fortress Alcazaba lays perfectly in the middle of Malaga for avocets - even on a hot day. It is quite romantic with all the small gardens and water installations... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The old Moorish fortress Alcazaba lays perfectly in the middle of Malaga for avocets - even on a hot day. It is quite romantic with all the small gardens and water installations. It is a must see if first time in Malaga. From the top there is great views to both the city and the harbour. Buy a combo ticket... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The Alcazaba is definitely the spot to go to if you want a panoramic view of Malaga. You can see the entire city from the top.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Enjoyed the walk and archaetecture with good views. You can see a lot of the city, cathedral tower, bullring and lighthouse, look onto the town hall, bank and what was the post office, and can see avenue of trees at plaza espana. When looking to the bullring you can see a street with good topiary from conifers.

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Well I did, its a beautiful book that brings you back 800 yeats to the time Spanish, Mores and Jewish lived this part of the land. The Alcazaba brought me back in time and gave me the feeling of hpw it was to leave back then. I enjoyed the place, the view is fantastic and the architecture exciting. Cost only... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Not as well preserved as the Real de Alcazar of Seville, or La Alhambra of Granada, this fortress/palace is uphill filled with Moorish architecture, gardens and history. You will see at the bottom the Roman theater, but the major attraction is hiking all the way up to the top of the Alcazaba. It's fountains, pools and citrus trees will dazzle... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went on a Friday afternoon and luckily for us this place was not busy at all. Please go see this! The Roman amphitheatre is located here, before the entrance and is free. The entrance to get into the main area I think was 2 euros or something. It is a very pretty, serene and stunning moorish fortress in the... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

it was fabulous, we have not tought there would be such a nice place in a fortress. Really beautiful architecture, gardens and view of the city!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Alcazaba towers majestically over the centre of Malaga. It is a historical genius! You get the Moorish and the Roman influence because of the Roman theatre. A beautiful sight and memorable experience! The Alcazaba is so high, you can see the vast and gorgeous area of Malaga from a great height... Highly recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This Moorish Fortess is exceptional over looking the Malaga Harbor. It is one of the finest Fortress we have found to date. Gardens, fountains, pools, and Moorish architecture can be seen throughout the Fortress. It is an up hill walk, so wear a good pair of shoes. There is a 2,4 euro fee. Well worth the time and money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We went about two hours before closing and it was nice since it wasn't too crowded. The walk includes beautiful arches and gardens. The view was only towards the water--the access to the taller towers were closed off (as I assume is normal). It's a nice walk, though a bit confusing on how to leave -- take the elevator that... More 

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Address: C Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
Phone Number: 952217646
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga>  > Centro

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