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Roman Theatre

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Neighbourhood: Centro
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Address: Calle Alcazabilla 8 | Al pie del monte Gibralfaro, junto a la Alcazaba, 2901 Malaga, Spain
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Nothing big at all because I have seen larger Roman theaters in Italy. It is located next to Alcazaba, the Moorish fortress and my favorite site, so I could not just visit one... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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631 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 472 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nothing big at all because I have seen larger Roman theaters in Italy. It is located next to Alcazaba, the Moorish fortress and my favorite site, so I could not just visit one without seeing the other. Another historic landmark in Malaga. I placed it on my must see but I wouldn't call it an amazing site.

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Thank Easylivingtravel
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Adjacent to the cathedral and the castle. It's free to see from close up but closed off to the public.

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Thank Mick C
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small, relatively well-preserved Roman theater. Nothing remarkable about it. Not worth traveling far to see, but deserves a visit if you are in Malaga and are interested in history or architecture.

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have seen other Roman era ruins, you might take a pass on this -- but if not, definitely take the time to see this small but interesting site. Along with the adjacent Alcazaba, it offers fascinating insight to the many layers of Malaga's history under various powers and cultures.

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Thank Brian M
Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 379 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just at the foot of the Alcazaba walls this ancient theatre is well presented and entry is free of charge. The visit in the theatre and small interpretation center was short but pleasant. Roman theatre is the oldest monument in Malaga as it was built in 1st century BC. In summer open-air performances are held there (up to 220 spectators).... More 

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Calarasi, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good kept roman theatre. you could see it from the street, but if you like to take a walk in it, you have to pay the entrace fee

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It doesn't take long to visit this theatre as it is quite small and the visitors centre is also small. Nonetheless it is interesting and a good view with the Alcazaba in the background. I also liked seeing the salt pans from then glass pyramid in the plaza.

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Thank ScottishTemplar
Frisco, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Roman theater is in the center of downtown with a Moors fort above it. It is in excellent condition and should not be missed if you are in the Costal Del Sol. There is no admission.

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Thank Laurence M
dublin,ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

glad I saw it but nothing to get over excited about. Not as spectacular as the one in Cartagena. Included in walking tour

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely time Saturday people watching here as wedding guests walked through to where they were having reception. Live music and Sun made for a great atmosphere.

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