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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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At 2.20 euros,weekdays, and free on Sundays, an absolute steal. If you are into visiting historical sites. either just for a walk or as an interest in history, this is a must... read more

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

At 2.20 euros,weekdays, and free on Sundays, an absolute steal. If you are into visiting historical sites. either just for a walk or as an interest in history, this is a must when visiting Malaga. The price is no reflection on the delights in store within the walls of this Moorish fortification. Small palazzo, with beautiful fountains and the palace... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited here at 0930am and took a slow walk through the palace gardens, loved every minute of it, lovely areas to sit and relax in the sunshine. You can hear the traffic in the background but the sound of the birds tweeting away is relaxing. I would recommend a visit here. Worth the couple of Euros to get in.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bit of a hike if on foot but the views of the whole city are superb. Would recommend hiring a segway as we did with segway adventures for an easy climb to the top and a bit of fun too.

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Thank dougthetrain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing building lots of steps to negotiate but worth it gardens are beautiful so are the views The architecture is of great interest if visiting in wet conditions the walks and steps can be a little tricky

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This venue is built on a hill and the pathways are cobbled - sensible shoes are the order of the day. Many nooks and crannies to explore as this was a palace-fortress of the muslim rulers of Malaga. Excellent views of the port of Malaga with a cafeteria which is shaded set in the grounds. Extremely well maintained and clean... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This castle was built in the 10-11th century, while Iberia was under the Moorish occupation. All the designs and decorations of the place are Arabic. The territory is quite big, you can spend 2-3 hours here if you wish. You will need to climb some hills so maybe high heels are not the best shoe choice. The entrance fee is... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is a really great blend of Arab and Spanish cultures at the Alcazaba. Also, excellent views of the city and really nice gardens. Perfect to relax and have a snack in.

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Choppington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A very enjoyable walk around this interesting fort situated just off the port.Excellent views across the port and toeards the bull ring.Some beautiful gardens architecture and displays.For only €2.20 entry fee a worthy visit.Lots of steps and inclines so must be mobile.Recommended.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is well worth taking the time to stroll around the Alcazaba. If you go mid morning it is very peaceful. The tour groups don't arrive till later. Be aware that the paths are old and uneven ( sensible shoes required). The paths are generally not too steep for the older generation. The smell of orange blossom perfume was delightful... More 

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Uppsala
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice place to visit but was not to us too impressive. The first square guarden was most to our liking. Buying a combined ticket for access also to Castillo de Gobralfaro was a great idea, minimizing the queueing for tickets. Entrance is thus rather cheap.

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