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Alcazaba, Malaga

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Delve into 11th-century history of the Moorish conquest of Spain at Alcazaba. Built on the site of an ancient Roman village, the fortress served as a military stronghold for the Moors up until the Reconquista. Tour the inner labyrinth of the fortress to see impressive Muslim architecture. Wander the gardens full of notable fountains and landscaping. Appreciate panoramic views of the coastline from the fortress walls. Directly in front of the entrance is an old Roman amphitheater that you can tour in addition to the fortress with the purchase of a single ticket. Use our Malaga trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Alcazaba and other attractions in Malaga.
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  • We walked all the way up to the Alcazaba today. It was sunny and hot, which made the climb slow and tiring . Once we got to the the top and got our breath back, could we truly appreciate the magnifice...  more »
  • Although you always have to go up, sights seen and some courtyards reward the effort. Indispensable.
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  • We walked around Alcazaba for a few hours. Its a beautiful palace with lovely surroundings. The views are amazing as well. It cost about 7 euros for two and that included entrance to Castillo de Gibra...  more »
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  • Awesome place. If you want to see some awesome sights of Malaga, check this place out for sure. Its only 2.20€ per person and it lets you get a lot of nice photos. It is no Alhambra but it will do on a smaller scale.
  • I enjoyed it very much. It is worth doing the tour on Sunday after 2pm as it is free.
  • A romantic place to go for a walk. The entry fee takes some euros, but it is worth to get in. It closes though quite early, at 8pm during summer, and 6pm in winter.
  • A great place to visit and earn some hours of knowledge. Pretty cheap for what it is!
  • Very nice experience and walk. Free after 2 pm on Sundays (maybe other days too).