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English Cemetery at Malaga

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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Interesting Cemetery in a sad state of decay

This is just a few short steps above the Malaguena beach and well worth the visit hoping that the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anders G
Mariehamn, Finland
Best to go to a Church service

I'm not very interested in cemetries, but were lookig for a Church service in English. We found... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Dudley, United Kingdom
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The Cemetery, situated in the heart of the city of Malaga is the last resting place of many notable figures from the English, Spanish and Foreign Communities settled in or visiting Andalucia and particularly the Costa del Sol. The burials that have...more
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Avenida Pries 1, 29016 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is just a few short steps above the Malaguena beach and well worth the visit hoping that the small fee will help with its upkeep. The place is very tranquil and peaceful and a stroll among the graves and headstones makes you forget the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anders G
Reviewed November 17, 2018

We visited on a Sunday and were pleasantly surprised to find a service being held in the chapel. English hymns and a vicar from Yorkshire...very welcoming. Don't resent the small entrance fee it helps with the costs of upkeep. The cemetery was appropriated in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank reece h
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I'm not very interested in cemetries, but were lookig for a Church service in English. We found what we were looking for at St George's, which offers a service in English at 11am on Sunday morning. We were made most welcome and the music was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

The English Cemetery at Malaga is an interesting little place to visit and wonder around with the maps provided. It was built to bury non catholics in Malaga.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tim T
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Having read other favourable reviews on the advisor we decided to take a stroll and call in, for just €4 each it's well worth a visit No guided tour but a laminated map with highlights is provided and an amble at ones own pace is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 870warrenm
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Really not worth a visit, especially since they charge a ridiculous entrance fee (€4/person). There are few proper paths and the cemetery is very neglected with mostly broken and/or unreadable headstones and nobody buried there of any note. When we visited much of it was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank RichardK60
Reviewed September 26, 2017

We'd read a bit about the cemetery & it'd been mentioned on a City tour, particularly when we'd been standing in Plaza de la Merced/Picasso Square & standing by the Torrijos Monument there, & being told about a certain, Mr Robert Boyd, ironically the cemetery...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Ly2ns74
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Believed to be the 1st Anglican cemetery in Spain, established by the British consul in 1875 as the first Prodestant cemetery in Spain. Beforehand it is reported that Protestants had to be buried on the beach. as only Catholics could be buried in consecrated church...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank LairdandLady4
Reviewed May 18, 2017

After a walk along the main road past the bull ring, we came across a gate house at the entrance to the English Cemetery. There is a small entrance fee unless you can prove you have a relative buried there. You are given a plan...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank impala_10
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Looks inviting from the outside, so we decided to wander in. We were there just before it closed, so didn't go in the end. Glad we didn't, really, as we wandered up the steep street next door to get a look over the walls into...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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