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Alcazaba

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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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Fantastic place in mid of city..... slopes, stairs to be climbed. Can see city view. Overlooking the bay fantastic view.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic place in mid of city..... slopes, stairs to be climbed. Can see city view. Overlooking the bay fantastic view.

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We walked in the castle about 1 hour at Sunday afternoon (free entry), it was a very pleasant outing in a beautiful milieu.

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London, United Kingdom
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My partner and I visited the alcazaba and the gibralfaro while staying in Malaga. We were really impressed by the beauty of the place, which was lovely to walk around taking in the gorgeous moorish designs, beautiful gardens and fountains, and scenic views of the city and coast. Entry was super cheap, at €3.50 for a combined ticket for the... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you visit Malaga is hard to not see the fortress of Alcazaba. Also being near the city center is easy accessible and it takes around 20-30 minutes to see it. The views over the bay are the best thing in my opinion other than that nothing to empresive.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Alcazaba - Simply delightful! You must visit this place when you are in Malaga. The visit included a small fee, lots of walking tours, amazement and big take photos. You should see it for yourself.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For me this was one of the two biggest historic attractions in the city of Malaga. It is a wonderful place to visit for anyone who has an interest in history or Spanish culture. The character of this building ouzes a time gone by and does it in some style. After you may have visited Gibralfaro (reached from the sea... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Alcazaba good to visit during evening and early mornings great architecture and remains of a long history from Romans to Arabs and more. Here the blend of cultures is visible and exposed in a attractive way. Lost of places areound to sit down and relax. A must see during your stay in Malaga

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This attraction can be really recommended. Beautiful building with amazing details. Small hooks, rippling water and amazing views. At the bar they sell tasty sangria.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wear good shoes. Most uphill. Outside attraction. Nice walks and gardens. Good cafes and refreshments as you go. Worth seeing for the views over the city.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Can be hot, so carry a bottle of water and cash. The walk is easy and done in an hour or so. Nice gardens inside

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