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Castillo de Gibralfaro

Camino Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 12 20 20
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“castle walls” (64 reviews)
“steep walk” (44 reviews)
Camino Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 12 20 20
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I can definitely recommend going here if you're in Málaga. The views from the roof are amazing and the castillo itself is well preserved. The entrance fee is super cheap (something like 2,20€ for adults, but I'm a student and got in for 0,60€) and...More

Thank summerexplorer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Castillo can be reached after a steep 20 min climb, but is well worth it. There is also a busline that goes up. I would recommend going early in the morning or in the evening, when the temperatures have gone down a bit. Beside...More

Thank SophieBob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This old castle offers an amazing view over Malaga centre and its surroundings. The walking trip up requires patient and stamina, but it is really worth it.

Thank Joakim N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would be quite a climb but we used the City Tour bus then walked down to take in the Alacazaba as well. Great Wall walks with wonderful views. Well worth it.

Thank Jimbojc55
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great castle to visit. Many outdoor sections so wear sunscreen. Beautiful views of Malaga from above the ramparts. Be ready to walk. Lots of stairs. Probably can visit the whole castle in about 90 minutes. A worthwhile visit in Malaga.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very steep climb to reach the castle (one man slipped and fell over on a bend). Well is worth the efforts. Once inside you can walk around all the wall, getting some lovely views of malaga. There are toilets and a bar...More

Thank lynda44t
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must-see for truly epic views of Malaga. I am still in awww at the views from the top. It's a real Kodak moment.

Thank Triscan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a long and exhausting walk to Gibralfaro but it was all worth it. The walls of the castle provide a great landscape view of Malaga, a very beautifull place to check out if you have the time and oportunity.

Thank Mihai G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A long winding uphill walk (a bus is possible) but worth the effort. Amazing construction with outstanding views. Be sure to walk around the entire walls as there are many unexpected views to see. The museum could do with more English subtitle inscriptions. Otherwise very...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is situated on the top of the hill so it is quite a steep walk up from the city. However, you can always take a taxi up or catch the hop on/hop off tourist bus that stops outside the castle entrance. You will...More

Thank CalBristol
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Is the path paved enough to push an umbrella stroller on it? I'm traveling with a toddler who isn't quite able to handle long walks/climbs.
18 April 2017|
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Response from traaveller1 | Reviewed this property |
It is a LONG and STEEP winding ascent from the bottom to the top. It is actually probably easier to go up than down but as has been said, the cobblestones make the path uneven which could make pushing a buggy up quite tough... More
how old u have to be to get reduced admission price?
16 February 2017|
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Response from suzanneandpeter | Reviewed this property |
65 but you just choose the concession button on the machine. However you should have id on you showing date of birth in case anyone challenges you.
Luiza E
is there an elevator for getting on top?or are there only stairs?i have a person with an injured leg traveling with me
12 January 2017|
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Response from Marta B | Reviewed this property |
No elevators! Really steep stairs!