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Alcazaba

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Address: Calle Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
Phone Number: 952217646
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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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$93*
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Private Malaga City Sightseeing Tour
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$46*
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Malaga City Private Walking Tour including Alcazaba Fortress
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Beautiful place

this location must be visited, that represent a historical place which shows the influence of the muslim in Spain. Beautiful ceramic peaces reagarding previous centuries

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
romanofaeh
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Lugano, Switzerland
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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

this location must be visited, that represent a historical place which shows the influence of the muslim in Spain. Beautiful ceramic peaces reagarding previous centuries

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Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The walk around the Alcazaba was very pleasant and full of interesting sights. It so just exciting to think that you are walking along a place that has seen centuries of every day life and culture.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

For only €2 we didn't expect much, but this is a beautiful castle that gives shadow and a breeze on a hot day with beautiful views over the city.

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Melbourne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited this attraction on a busy and very hot day recently. Definitely worth a visit and the Islamic architecture is a highlight. Nice stroll through the gardens but a fair bit of uphill walking involved so not for the less mobile.Great views from the top over the town and bay. Loved seeing the parakeets in the numerous trees.

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London, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We bought a joint ticket for the Gibralfaro Castle and the Alcazaba which is better value. However, there is very little explanation of what you are seeing from the few staff who are uninterested. It could be so much better.

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southend, essex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were at cruise stop in Malaga on a very hot day. So we decided to hire a taxi with a guide. One of the stops was a Alcazaba castle. We loved to walk around it as it beautifully kept. There a lot of shady green areas to hide from a sun. And a lot of opportunities to make a... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent the morning here. Worth a visit. It's not for the faint hearted as there is quite a bit of uphill walking to reach the top but the view of Malaga is worth it

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Would recommend a visit.Steps begin in city centre taking a gentle climb up to the top with superb views from the walls.Pleasant little cafe stop en route to top for a quick drink and photographs.Interesting gardens and courtyards at the top

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

For only 2€ you get to walk around a magnificent old castle and enjoy the views over Malaga. It's all uphill but well worth it.

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Suceava County, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With every step discover the legacy of skilled workers accompanied by the sweet smell of jasmine. Enjoy at every turn a view of resplendant Malaga.

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