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“Worth the effort to walk up the hill”

Castillo de Gibralfaro
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Málaga Private Half-Day City Tour With Tapas
Ranked #25 of 249 things to do in Malaga
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 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. There is a good history lesson involved, and easy to get the perspective of the invasions once you are standing up there.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 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 tour bus takes you up to the castle the following day. We must say we didn't mind the views 2 days in a row.

Thank Patrycja L
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 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
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 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, the arenas and Roman theatre, the park, and a good deal of the city.
If lucky, you find a table and get yourselves a glass of Fino...
Salud!

Thank donatiennedechazal
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 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
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