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Camino Gibralfaro s/n | : Camino de Gibralfaro, 11, 29016 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

This is what remains of a fortification that overlooks the city of Malaga. It is nice to roam around the terrains and enjoy the views. We were lucky to find a seat in the shade overlooking the harbour and the sea and in it s...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Over rated in my opinion. A walk to get to the top. I felt the walk was strictly for the photo, which is good.

Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited Castillo de Gibralfaro during my trip to Malaga. The castle was enormous and the views from the castle were amazing. I've been in many castles and I think that this was the second best castle visit which I have had (the best was...More

Thank Nezratul
Reviewed 6 days ago

...a must if you are in Malaga...there are many many paths in the castle and the views of the city are just fab! They have a really nice cafe with awesome servers (you will need something to drink once you are there...).

Thank girlfromfaraway
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Somewhat demanding climb up ascending pathway. Hydration is important as is good footwear. View from top is excellent. Inside the castillo is interesting but not much beyond a walk around the ramparts.

Thank James N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is probably the most popular spot for tourists. The view from the top is awesome and worth the climb. The castle itself isn’t top notch but worth visiting anyway.

Thank xzakuux
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this nice memorial of the Moore garrison. Courtyard is very well preserved or restored so you will enjoy imagining how it was under peaceful and prosperous rules by the Moores.

Thank Shigemi O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s such a long and at times a steep walk, I was amazed to see impromptu walkers wearing flip flops and nursing blisters by the end. It’s amazing history and some fantastic views from up there but it is a poor relation to the Alcazaba....More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go early for two reasons: 1, It gets much hotter later in the day & it's quite a climb. 2, you'll beat the crowd. Great views over the city & it overlooks a Bullring. There is a walkway around the ramparts, & it has an...More

Thank SPYC
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked our visit to the Castillo. The walk up from town is steep and a bit difficult, so I recommend going earlier in the morning while it is a bit cooler and there is still some shade. Also bring water, but note there...More

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Zoltan N
11 March 2018|
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Response from Berkshiresammi | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a car park at the top which we found after we had walked all the way up !
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johnoStaffordEngland
29 December 2017|
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Response from SteveDeb1971 | Reviewed this property |
All I can really say is that it wasn't difficult to find. The steep path is on the sea side of the climb and there will be lots of people going up or coming down. I recall there being a path or road at the ground level... More
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DJCook67
10 November 2017|
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Response from Vitaly S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, of cours! There is a toilet, a small cafe and nearby restaurants Enjoy
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