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English Cemetery at Malaga

The English Cemetery at Malaga is an interesting little place to visit and wonder around with the... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
Tim T
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Reigate, United Kingdom
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Having read other favourable reviews on the advisor we decided to take a stroll and call in, for... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Warren M
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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 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.

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

Thank Warren M
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

Thank Richard K
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

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

1  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

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

Thank SFM1959
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Well worth the 3 Euros to support the maintenance at this beautiful cemetery. It is a very short walk from the bull ring and they have a map in English.

2  Thank PeoriaIllinois1
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

It's an interesting place to visit with an interesting story (a place to bury non catholic people), nice graves (especially the ones covered with sea shells), but the most part are very new (buried in the 70s 80s or 90s)

2  Thank Laura U
Reviewed January 28, 2017

A visit here opens up some of the history of Malaga in an intriguing way. Walking up the path from the gatehouse to the church and up and down the various levels of the cemetery, strong shoes help, you travel back to the 18 th...More

3  Thank vandasin
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