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Calle Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 76 46
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Built between 1057 and 1063, this is probably the most important military fortification remaining from the Hispanic-Arabic period.
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Calle Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 76 46
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth a visit and beautiful surroundings easily spend an hour plus here walking around and lots of seating to take time to reflect .

Thank Ospreyhawk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed a walk around this historic place on a very hot day. Very tranquil with nice views of the sea

Thank MollyBee4
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent attraction in the heart of Malaga. We took the easiest route up from the lift to the mid point. The fortifications have been beautifully restored and give a great impression as to what the complex would have been like over the centuries. Views over...More

Thank castlecolchester
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a very nice place but not overly impressive. I didn't like the exhibitions on the top because there was nothing written in English so I couldn't understand what it was about. There were very nice hidden water containers and pools - it was...More

Thank Sabina W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visit Alcazaba in June and it was very hot but overall it's a nice place in Malaga. Historical and interesting. The ticket it's cheaper.

1  Thank Giulia F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The best 2.20€ you'll spend 60 cents if your retired lovely walking round with stunning views. It's really worth spending a hour or so you can walk on the walls take on the beautiful views over the city.

Thank chasweb
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best to choose a time when it is cool and enjoy the walk into the maze of paths leading to gardens and fountains

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth a visit just for the views. Bus no. 35 takes you to the top from various stops on the water front or enjoy the walk. We walked which offered great viewing opportunities and the chance to work off the calories from breakfast. In current...More

Thank john01w
Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle complex pales in comparison to those in Granada, Cordoba and Seville. However, the views from the top are superb. If you are in Malaga, it is worth the time to visit, but more for the views than for the architecture, gardens or history....More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant views, superb historic buildings. Beautiful setting and it was fun to walk on the walls. Try it out!

Thank IEK2014
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Roee L
How much (if any) is the entrance fee for kids, and what ages please?
10 March 2017|
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Response from krissb71 | Reviewed this property |
We paid 2.20 euros for an adult and 0.60 euros for kids (ours are 11 and 17) just for the Alcazaba. Really nice visit and very easy to get to.
Can I purchase tickets for the Alcazaba and Castillo de Gibralfaro in advance? Can they be purchased online?
21 February 2017|
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Response from _athomas605 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it is possible to buy on line specifically just for entrance to Alcazaba because it is so cheap. 2 euros single entry and 3.5 euros for a joint ticket. There are opportunities on line to buy entrance as part of... More
Aadish K
Hi, Is Alcazaba,Roman Theatre and Castello De Gibralfaro open on Saturday/Sunday?
9 October 2016|
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Response from zierikzee | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is .. enjoy !!
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