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“Cool fortress, definitely worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Castillo de Gibralfaro

Castillo de Gibralfaro
Cmno Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
952122020
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Private Malaga City Sightseeing Tour with Tapas
Ranked #6 of 167 things to do in Malaga
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Cool fortress, definitely worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The walk up is a bit of a hike on a hot day, recommend seeing it on the hop-on/off tour bus or getting a ride up. The views are great from the top along with a drink at the bar. There is a small museum inside one of the buildings but all the text is in Spanish.

Visited June 2013
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Stokesley, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Views to die for”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Just a must-not-miss, simple as that! Not a vast amount of info, but such atmosphere, and views like you wouldn't believe of beautiful Malaga

Visited June 2013
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Brussels, Belgium
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nice scenary”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

It's a long way up, especially on a hot day. Bring water and enjoy the magnificent view from the top.

Visited June 2013
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Halifax, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“long walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Great castle, if you start from the town its a very good hike to the top of the hill and the entrance. There is a bus that drops you off right by the front gate but you would miss the great scenery.

Visited April 2013
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Scotland
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Beau Geste”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This is a Moorish Fort such as you imagine in Beau Geste. It is a long steep trek uphill to get to it. You have great views of the city and bay. There is a drinks bar just outside it. If you don't want the walk you can take a taxi almost to the door or use the red tourist bus. Do NOT attempt this walk on high heeled shoes. You may get up but going down is another thing!

Visited June 2013
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