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Castillo de Gibralfaro

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Clambering over the old castle walls opens up magnificent view of Malaga and environs. The military dress over the ages exhibition was also interesting. We found the large sign near the shop/cafe to be very apt: "No WiFi here, talk amongst yourselves." Wonderful!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank rboelen
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a rather daunting hike up a little mountain using mostly stairs. I am 73 but I was determined to make it to the top. Don't climb in the rain because the stones can be very slippery at times.Carry water. There is a public...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First of all THIS PLACE ONLY TAKES CASH. Do not climb the hill without cash! If you do that mistake you are at your luck with the vendors outside the fortress to give charge for change on your card. This is an old mountain top...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 290fredrikn
Reviewed 3 days ago

As others have said, it’s a steep walk but the view over Malaga is worth it. Lovely to sit under the pagoda and enjoy the peace up there .... maybe people are just winded by the time they reach the top :-) Watching the squirrels...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Carmel O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to get view Malaga city. The walk up is quite steep so make sure to wear decent footwear (no high heels). There are also buses that take you to the top. There is a pit stop on your way up...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ewhyte10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can walk yo the castle but it is a steep uphill walk and if not very fit then a bus or taxi getting there might be advisable. I saw a few glum faces on both the way up and down. The castle has a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank GlasgowHappyscot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long walk. In the end great views but nothing special. Price to enter is cheap... so is the experience

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 957royw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located minutes away from the city centre by car on a hill in the heights of Malaga. This historical open air monument offers a 360° panoramic view over Malaga and great opportunities for photographs and instagrammable shots. Average experience: EUR7 entrance fees per person and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank esthermanceri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entire city laid out below from the top of this ancient fortress! A must see when in Malaga. If you like walking, this will give you a great workout, or you can take a bus. A little restaurant is on top.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DRCoslic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked up and it is very steep. There is a halfway viewing platform and someone was selling water (thankfully!). But it was very much worth it, it is beautiful and the little cafe is lovely. The walk down was a bit precarious but all...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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April 22, 2019|
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Response from nickih217 | Reviewed this property |
Yes taxi or hop on/off tour bus stops there. Walk down is steep but gentle, go at own pace. Best way to do it in my opinion.
January 15, 2019|
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Response from tonypotts178 | Reviewed this property |
Hi To get to the view site I took the photos from, you need to take the road called Camino Gibralfaro up towards the Castillo Gibralfaro, about 150 metres before you get to the castle car park there is the view site on the... More
December 24, 2018|
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Response from Houstonalle4food | Reviewed this property |
Get the Málaga bus app for your phone. The city bus goes to the top and is well worth it. Check seasonal hours.