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Address: Calle Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
Phone Number: +34 952 21 76 46
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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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Beautiful Gem of Málaga

If you visit Málaga, thats definetelly a site to visit. A beautiful force on top of a hill, you can see the whole port area and the whole city from the other side. Also, there is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you visit Málaga, thats definetelly a site to visit. A beautiful force on top of a hill, you can see the whole port area and the whole city from the other side. Also, there is a small museum inside. Sunday afternoon free admission!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited close to closing time so I'm not sure if I missed something. It looks massive from the outer exterior but once inside it seems as if I only walked around a small courtyard. It was still worth the visit as the views are great, especially at dusk. I can imagine the gardens and courtyard are much more vibrant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This fine cultural landmark stands stands proud above step winding steps. Be careful old cobbled stones await your progress up the winding path. If you are brave you can stand on the parapets and photograph to your hearts content interesting views from above. I was there on a rainy day but it was still majestic. Worth every step I can... More 

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Cedar City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Second time to see Alcazaba and was not disappointed the second time around... All of the points of interest are within walking distance of decent parking and great shopping.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There's not much to see or do at the Alcazaba other than the views over the City. There are about 12 different rooms or areas but there isn't really that much to look at. Free entry on a Sunday after 2pm. Regular adult price is only 2 euros 20 though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I happened on it the first day I was in Malaga, I was just wandering the old part of town, and I was told that it was free to enter after 2 p.m. I went through the entire area that was open and it was gorgeous and interesting. I wasn't always sure what I was seeing, but it was amazing.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I visited with no idea what to expect. It was lovely! We strolled around for at least an hour and enjoyed every moment. The entry price was very cheap (2.20 euro for adult and only 60 cents for a student), we would have happily paid more. Well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must visit! Free on sundays after 2 pm. Beautiful castle with moorish influences and lovely gardens.

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's easy to see why this was built. You can wander around the various rooms, courtyards, etc. and feel a million miles from the city. Combine that with the defensible position on the hill overlooking the city and port, it was an obvious location for such a structure.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was recommended to pay a visit by a friend and was he right, these are amazing. Wonderfully preserved ruins over 1000 years old. Especially enjoyed the views from the walls, the beautiful archways and gardens. Plenty of old artefacts to look at. All this for less than €3.

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