Alcazaba

Alcazaba, Malaga: Hours, Address, Alcazaba Reviews: 4.5/5

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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Friday
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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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Arina M
Bucharest, Romania209 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
Alcazaba is worth visiting mainly because of the views. There are ruins of the castle and you get to a point that you can see all around, the see, the coastline and the castle of Gibraltar. They are not connected yet. Great climbing, great views!
Written 25 June 2022
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Awais C
Manchester, UK5 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
At €3.50pp, you get to see what you paid for. A ruin. The sights are amazing but that’s where it ends. There’s nothing inside because it’s a ruin. I was hoping to see emblems, designs and scripture but there wasn’t much of anything.
In summary, for the views it’s good. It won’t take more than an hour simply because it became boring moving from one spot to the next to see a ‘view’.
Written 19 June 2022
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Βασιλικη Κ
16 contributions
Jun 2022 • Business
A large castle next to the roman theatre ,very well preserved ,I suggest a guided tour for both the castle and the theatre so you will found out the history of both the town and the monuments
Written 18 June 2022
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Tova M
24 contributions
Jun 2022 • Friends
The best part was how well kept everything was. This is a must if you travelling to Malaga. For students it only cost absout 1-2€ which is nothing compared to what view and history you will get. It is perfect for family’s with small children there was a lot of place a where it was possible to climb up to small roads on the fort.
Written 16 June 2022
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TSinParis
Paris, France1,942 contributions
Jun 2022
We visited the Alcazaba after the Castillo higher up with a combo ticket. Well worth the visit especially the inner gardens, although it lacks a bit of TLC. The exhibits are not very interesting - mostly what was found during archeological digs.
Written 10 June 2022
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simpsonite64
Northampton, UK627 contributions
May 2022
Cheap, good views over the city, interesting areas throughout. Definitely worth doing. Few hills but fairly manageable.
Written 28 May 2022
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soulefultraveler
Sun City West, AZ1,835 contributions
Apr 2022
Interesting spot with gorgeous views over the city and water. BUT there are a lot of steps on uneven pavements, a little much for several in our group of senior citizens. Also not in as good a shape as other options in the area, i.e. Seville or even Morocco.
Written 28 May 2022
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Yorkshire holiday girl
York, UK7 contributions
May 2022 • Friends
Easy to walk around in sturdy shoes. Plenty of shady areas to explore. Not suitable for wheelchairs tho. Beautiful architecture.
Written 23 May 2022
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Tori
Wisconsin111 contributions
May 2022
great architecture, peaceful gardens, and gorgeous views. spend a few hours here and enjoy the weather
Written 22 May 2022
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Ectoplasm Fantasia
Birmingham, UK1,091 contributions
May 2022 • Friends
Well kept and beautiful views.

Recommend taking the lift up and then walking back down.

Lovely cafe just outside.

Definitely worth a trip up if you are in Malaga.
Written 21 May 2022
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