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The magnificent Castillo de Gibralfaro sits on a high hill overlooking Malaga city and port, and dates back to the 10th century. The most visible remains of this historic monument are the solid ramparts which rise majestically from dense woods of pine and eucalyptus; inside the fortress itself you…
Fortress-castle on the hill, nice stroll up, amazing view from the Belvedere and the top. Visit the castle free on Sundays after 2PM.
Castillo Gibralfaro is an interesting place, but it's hard to climb there on foot, I advise you to take the bus 35 to the Paseo del Parque street and drive to the final stop directly to the castle. And then you can walk down to Alcazaba on foot.
A great trip for history buffs or anyone looking to do some sightseeing in Malaga. The castle was built in 929AD by Abd-al-Rahman III, Caliph of Cordoba, on a former Phoenician enclosure and lighthouse, from which its name was derived. You can buy a combined ticket for Gibralfaro and Alcazaba.
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“Sit outside to get the best of your surroundings and the wonderful view of Alcazaba. The restuarant building its self is stunning and dont forget to take a peek inside. Food is really good , we normally take the pimpi special. Also try a glass of Malaga Dulce ( it's a sweet wine from the region) ”
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“The Málaga Cathedral. You can either go inside or enjoy it from the outside for example from the rooftob bars nearby like Hotel Molina Lario or AC Palacio. ”
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“This is the local market Atarazanas (mercado Atarazanas) where you can buy fresh fruit, smoothies, vegetables, nuts, fish and so on. They have the best restaurants if you like fresh sea food. You will be amazed.”
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“Pablo Picasso's art gallery. The artist was born in Málaga and this the most visited museum in Málaga. ”
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