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“Alcazaba, Malaga” 5 of 5 stars
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Alcazaba
C Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
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Private Malaga City Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #3 of 80 Attractions in Malaga
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: Built between 1057 and 1063, this is probably the most important military fortification remaining from the Hispanic-Arabic period.
Malaga, Spain
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“Alcazaba, Malaga”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Absolutely amazing, must visit. Bit of a walk, but there are lifts. Reduction for pensioners, take your passport or bus pass! Great value. Worth reading up about it a bit on Google first, so you know what you are looking at.

Visited November 2012
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“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is a very enjoyable visit through lovely gardens and the old Moorish palace. Best visited in the morning when it is quiet and the gardens are at their most fragrant.

Visited October 2013
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“Gorgeous views - bring your camera!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We really enjoyed exploring this monument, we took so many photos. Remember your sun cream and hat as it is all out in the sunshine.

It's a beautiful view point to see over the whole of Malaga and the sea.

Visited July 2013
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“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Very interesting to wander around and take in some lovely views of Malaga and admire the architecture. Also has a bargain entry fee of €2.20 p person.

Visited October 2013
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“Very interesting, worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I am not sure if some of the previous reviews are referring to Castillo de Gibralfaro, the walk to the Alcazaba is not particularly long or steep and it is mostly intact with beautiful gardens and fountains. There are some inclines once in the building and some of the paths are cobbled, disabled access is not good but most people will not have a problem. I have been to both Granada and Seville but would still recommend a visit, some information in English would be helpful.

Visited October 2013
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