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Castillo de Gibralfaro

Camino Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 12 20 20
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“castle walls” (66 reviews)
“walk up” (61 reviews)
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Camino Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
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+34 952 12 20 20
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fairly easy uphill walk but made a lot harder by the heat. Tip - go as early in the day as you can. Once at the top it is 2.20 Euro entry and you can then climb all over the castle with breathtaking views...More

Thank dave8dmb
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Its a steep walk up to the castle from the city centre (15 mins approx) and there is also a bus -number 35 - that drops you by the castle. Comfortable footwear recommended for the walk! There is little in the castle itself but the...More

Thank Conradohara_89
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were not planning to walk up the hill, and had been thinking the Alcazaba would be far enough. However when we got close, we gave it a go. Yes some commitment and strength required on a hot day, but it was worth the effort....More

Thank Steve-S-0604
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The walk to the top wasn't very long, however attempting to drag a 13 year old up there in 30oC wasn't easy. The views from the top were breathtaking (that or we were still out of breath from the climb). We found out that the...More

Thank Patrycja L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The view was simply phenomenal! The hike is quite a trek but the view over the whole of Malaga is truly mesmerising.

Thank Suzy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant start to a visit to Málaga, or drinks in the evening . You can walk up, rather steep much much easier than the walk down, with the slippery stones or pebbles! The views are well worth the effort, you see the beaches, the harbour,...More

Thank donatiennedechazal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed walking over the protection walls, this gives an amazing view over the city from all different angles. Gardens were more beautiful in the Alcazaba, but views were better at this place.

Thank Annemiek J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the uphill trek for superb views and seeing this edifice. Lovely bar up there with great views

Thank mary-b-clare
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Half an hour walking up the hill was absolutely worth the views we found on top. The castle is amazing by itself. And the view from it on the sea and Puerto de Malaga was just stunning.

Thank Pati W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't enter because of time constraint but from it we could see the whole city and the inferior part of the bull fighting arena. It was a bit of hike but really worth it. Can see the whole view of the city from the...More

Thank srsrsunrui
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stsung
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
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swj144
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.
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Luiza E
12 January 2017|
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Response from Marta B | Reviewed this property |
No elevators! Really steep stairs!
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