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Address: Calle Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
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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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Alcazaba good to visit during evening and early mornings great architecture and remains of a long history from Romans to Arabs and more. Here the blend of cultures is visible and... read more

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Muscat, Oman
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157 reviews
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Alcazaba good to visit during evening and early mornings great architecture and remains of a long history from Romans to Arabs and more. Here the blend of cultures is visible and exposed in a attractive way. Lost of places areound to sit down and relax. A must see during your stay in Malaga

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This attraction can be really recommended. Beautiful building with amazing details. Small hooks, rippling water and amazing views. At the bar they sell tasty sangria.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wear good shoes. Most uphill. Outside attraction. Nice walks and gardens. Good cafes and refreshments as you go. Worth seeing for the views over the city.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Can be hot, so carry a bottle of water and cash. The walk is easy and done in an hour or so. Nice gardens inside

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Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Alcazaba is interesting to walk through with all kinds of views, nooks and small gardens. Wear good shoes because you will be walking on stone. No need to take a guide, you can do it by yourself. This is a relatively easy walk. If you have good knees and can walk. A trek up to the castle is worth... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Alcazaba is really beautiful inside like a mini Alhambra. The sound of running water is everywhere and its very peaceful. If you buy a ticket to the Alcazaba and the Gibralfaro Castle it is cheaper but BEWARE! You have to come out of the Alcazaba and turn left up some VERY STEEP walkways that take maybe 20 minutes of... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place, wear sensible clothing as it get's hot when you climb up. Definitely worth going when in Malaga

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in Marbella and really had no idea that Malaga had the best castle in Spain. This place was massive and we walked up the whole way. My 72 year old mother in law made it up and really freaked me out, mainly that she made it. This is NOT an easy walk to the top. Take the double... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply amazing! You have to visit the place when you're in Malaga. The visit will involve a small fee, a lot of walking, amazement and a lot of picture taking. You have to see it for yourself.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No visit to Malaga would be complete without seeing this unique structure. Ignoring this fortification the views from its highest ramparts and walkways overlook the old town and harbour are an unforgettable spectacle and you will kick yourself if you left your binoculars and camera back at the hotel. Traversing this formidable piece of wondrous architecture should be taken with... More 

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