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Address: Calle Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
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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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Moorish delight

The Alcazaba in central Malaga is a delight to visit and provides a peaceful stroll through little gardens and courtyards with the gentle sound of the water that fills the pools... read more

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Alcazaba in central Malaga is a delight to visit and provides a peaceful stroll through little gardens and courtyards with the gentle sound of the water that fills the pools and basins. The information is interesting and there are many fine details to focus on. Find a shady spot and enjoy views over the town.

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Staffordshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely place to walk around. Cheap entrance, lovely gardens and views around city and port. Really interesting architecture.

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Key Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent a cool windy midday here. Interesting and good exercise. Wear your walking shoes and clothes. You can spend a good hour+ here exploring the grounds. The entire site is a mix of Roman and Spanish culture. Everything has excellent signage. Many great photo opportunities. A MUST see when in Malaga.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my wife took a guided tour to the Alcazaba along with the Roman theatre where we came to know that the Arabs actually bought down the Roman theatre to get the raw material to build the this one!! However, I must say that the tasteful Arab architecture and design would not let you down and make it worth... More 

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

At 2.20 euros,weekdays, and free on Sundays, an absolute steal. If you are into visiting historical sites. either just for a walk or as an interest in history, this is a must when visiting Malaga. The price is no reflection on the delights in store within the walls of this Moorish fortification. Small palazzo, with beautiful fountains and the palace... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here at 0930am and took a slow walk through the palace gardens, loved every minute of it, lovely areas to sit and relax in the sunshine. You can hear the traffic in the background but the sound of the birds tweeting away is relaxing. I would recommend a visit here. Worth the couple of Euros to get in.

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

Bit of a hike if on foot but the views of the whole city are superb. Would recommend hiring a segway as we did with segway adventures for an easy climb to the top and a bit of fun too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing building lots of steps to negotiate but worth it gardens are beautiful so are the views The architecture is of great interest if visiting in wet conditions the walks and steps can be a little tricky

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

This venue is built on a hill and the pathways are cobbled - sensible shoes are the order of the day. Many nooks and crannies to explore as this was a palace-fortress of the muslim rulers of Malaga. Excellent views of the port of Malaga with a cafeteria which is shaded set in the grounds. Extremely well maintained and clean... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This castle was built in the 10-11th century, while Iberia was under the Moorish occupation. All the designs and decorations of the place are Arabic. The territory is quite big, you can spend 2-3 hours here if you wish. You will need to climb some hills so maybe high heels are not the best shoe choice. The entrance fee is... More 

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