Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Spain  /  Andalucia  /  Province of Malaga  /  Costa del Sol  /  Malaga  /  Teatro Romano

Teatro Romano, Malaga

Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Create an itinerary including Teatro Romano
Nestled at the foot of a Moorish fortress, Teatro Romano represents the oldest monument in the city. Built under Emperor Augustus in the first century BCE, the amphitheater fell into ruin after centuries of warfare. Some of its columns and capitals were used by Arab settlers in the 8th century to build the famous Alcazaba fortress. Rediscovered in 1951, the theatre has been restored to its original use and now hosts concerts in the summer. Stop by the modern visitor center to see tools and pottery excavated from the site and learn more about its history. Put Teatro Romano at the forefront of your travel plans using our Malaga trip builder tool.
Improve this listing »
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Tours to Teatro Romano

Teatro Romano reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
1,547 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • Nice Roman theater next to the Alcazaba and not far from the cathedral. We opted to view it from the street ... having been to so many archeological sites already on our 12 day trip. 
    Nice Roman theater next to the Alcazaba and not far from the cathedral. We opted to view it from the street ... having been to so many archeological sites already on our 12 day trip.  more »
  • El Teatro Romano is the oldest monument in Malaga and is located at the foot of the Alcazaba fortress and is one of the few remaining ancient sites left after the outwardly Republican city was bombed....  more
    El Teatro Romano is the oldest monument in Malaga and is located at the foot of the Alcazaba fortress and is one of the few remaining ancient sites left after the outwardly Republican city was bombed....  more »
  • Very interesting architectural site Free attraction on the edge of the city centre. Steeped in history. Would highly recommend a visit. 
    Very interesting architectural site Free attraction on the edge of the city centre. Steeped in history. Would highly recommend a visit.  more »
Google
  • This place looked magnificent last night, all lit up so was glad to be able to come back during the day. There are special walkways for you to enjoy this piece of history close up, it was great to be able to stand in a structure built thousands of years ago knowing people enjoyed it then as I was doing today. I was really surprised to see that it was totally free! There is a little museum part you walk through to see some of the artifacts removed from the site, before you walk out into the main site
  • It's a nice place to stop by. I've seen people here have a break, maybe grab a snack and enjoy the sun. You don't have to pay to visit just the Roman Theatre and you can see the entire square in front.
  • Ruins of an ancient Roman amphitheater. If you go deeper on the left side - there is a gate. You can go inside and sit on the steps. To be honest, I wasn't very impressed. Perhaps because I have already seen enough of such amphitheaters. To the right is the entrance to the Alcazar fortress. And if you go around it even more to the left, you will find the way to the fortress of Gibraalfaro
  • So beautiful for 4 euros you can visit it and the vue is amazing
  • The amphitheater is free to the public, right to the Alcazaba entrance. The structure is well preserved and is worth a quick stop to contemplate.

Plan your trip to Malaga

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.