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Address: Calle Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
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+34 952 21 76 46

Built between 1057 and 1063, this is probably the most important military...

Built between 1057 and 1063, this is probably the most important military fortification remaining from the Hispanic-Arabic period.

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wonderful, interesting, a must visit

This wonderful site is a must see if you visit Malaga. It is full of interesting rooms, sights, lovely gardens, views, and full of history. Expect to spend 2 hours here. Good for... read more

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This wonderful site is a must see if you visit Malaga. It is full of interesting rooms, sights, lovely gardens, views, and full of history. Expect to spend 2 hours here. Good for families but I think not really for young children if you plan to be there a while, more for teenagers and up.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 415 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

View this at the bottom and at the top.. Nice architecture and wortha visit with a 2 Euro entrance fee

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wasn't doing anything so thought I would go have a look. Very interesting and a good work out!! Not for visiting in a rainy day and I would say not for the very unfit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent a good hour walking around the Alcazaba. Very good value entrance ticket. You can purchase a joint ticket for combined entry to the Gibralfaro Castle which is nearby.

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Manchester, England
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful and full of history, worth the walk to the top alone where you will have great views of Málaga. A must see if you are visiting.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well maintained site. Maybe sometimes too well (not everything is old anymore..) the views over the Harbor and city are nice. And very cheap. Only €2,- for adults and €0,60 for the children

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to visit but hilly. Fab architecture stunning views. 2€ entry fee via machine. Really cheap!

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The alcazaba is a real step back in time. It has really impressive gardens and the gates on the walk up have some of the columns from the roman theatre built into them. It wasn't too busy and we got some nice photos.

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love history and architecture, so Alcazaba satified both my desires. I would call it the best site in Malaga. The entrance is 2.40 euro and the walk around the fortress is amazing. It's a photographers dream. I also saw a nice view of the Port from there. This is the must see in Malaga. Also I was able to... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Alcazaba is located at the foot of the Gibralfaro hill in Malaga. It's easy to stumble upon while exploring the beautiful city sites. Alcazaba is one of Malaga's historical monuments and is much visited because of its history and beauty. If you struggle with bad knees or have trouble walking I'd recommend taking a taxi to the top of the... More 

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