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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

Lovely to visit. do it early in the morning before it gets busy. Well restored and easy to walk around. Very cheap entrance fee.

Thank karina d
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a beautiful afternoon stroll the beautiful gardens. This is just a stone’s throw away from the city center. The walk/climb is not too hard. Views from the top were v nice. Highly recommended.

Thank drlcs1
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very nice tourist attraction located right in the middle of the city and an easy walk to get to. It's cool to see the Moorish influence on this part of Spain. The gardens and flowers were beautiful and the views were cool.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 2 days ago

This costs all of 2.20 Euros to get in! There seems to be a discount for OAPs but bring some evidence (we thought that was just too much trouble). There is a lot of steep climbing, cobbles, uneven steps and sometimes a lot of people....More

Thank meltonpieman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This monument is as important for the history of Malaga as the Castle on the top and which the Alcazaba is connected! Is a beautiful mourish palace where you can enjoy yourself through the palace and take photos due to beautiful open areas and with...More

Thank ClaudiaAntunes11
Reviewed 6 days ago

A beautiful sprawling climb throughout the old islamic fortress. Orange trees, roses and sunken water gardens. Really wished i'd gone twice! Very decent entry fee. Something different round every twist and turn and of course stunning views of Malaga!

Thank 601robyng
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly a good way to walk off lunch! The views are beautiful although not as good as at Gibralfaro or the Parador. We were in a bit of a rush to catch the sunset so we missed parts of the Alcazaba. There weren’t any audio...More

Thank betsygggg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely walk through a beautiful fort along with learning a bit of history about the place. Even if you're not into history, it's well worth the visit just for the views and charming inner courtyards and scenery.

Thank fatamorgana3000
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great follow on to the Gilbafaro (which is military) the Alcazaba is a palace. A mini-version of the Alhambra, but still beautiful and restful inside. The major drawback was no signage in anything but Spanish - and no audio guide, which was...More

Thank StephenGX
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just found this place interesting and loved the architecture and the beautiful views over Malaga.

Thank MaureenSJohnson
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27 November 2017|
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Response from Omar R | Reviewed this property |
It is open on Mondays but the elevator isn't operational on Mondays.
Sweta G
1 October 2017|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
There is a lift that can take you up some way thus speeding up the journey and for those less able making the climb less arduous Enjoy
Viktória S
20 July 2017|
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Response from dialqueen | Reviewed this property |
The ticket office was closed and from what I heard it's not usually open. We paid at a ticket machine and really didn't look for a joint ticket.