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“Breathtaking views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Castillo de Gibralfaro

Castillo de Gibralfaro
Cmno Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
952122020
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“Breathtaking views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

it is quite a steep climb to the top of Gibralfaro caste (best not done when very hot) but the breathtaking views for the top make it worth the effort.

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“Value for money”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Looking at the machine to get our ticket and we thought there was a reduction for seniors of .60c - No, to our surprise it was only .60c for seniors.

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“Walk up is steep but managable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The Castillo is worth a visit for the views, we walked up and back down to the Alcazaba with no problem even though my husband gets a discount as a senior. The visit would offer more if there was some information, the little available is only in Spanish. The entrance fee for both the Castillo and Alcazaba is very reasonable, it cost just over 6 euros for both attractions for the two of us.

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“Overrated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

View is good but I don't believe it does worth spending time and effort. You may visit if you have time in Malaga.

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“Stunning Views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Wander around the old ramparts & view the stunning views over Malaga.

Exit the Castillo right at the cafe & walk down to The Alcazaba with the wall on your right. Beware that it is very steep in places & we were glad to be walking down rather than up the hill.
At the bottom, go right to walk up to The Alcazaba past the Roman amphitheatre or left to go to the elevator at the ticket booth.

We purchased our joint entrance tickets down at The Alcazaba entrance (less than €4) & then took a taxi up to Gibralfaro & it was well worth the €5 fare.

There is a refreshment booth in the car-park for snacks, cold drinks, ice-cream etc.

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