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Castillo Gibralfaro

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Marga
Marga
August 9, 2019
See the beauty of Malaga from Gibralfaro Castle
Raul And Godela
Raul And Godela
July 23, 2018
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…
Lucia
Lucia
July 25, 2019
Fortress-castle on the hill, nice stroll up, amazing view from the Belvedere and the top. Visit the castle free on Sundays after 2PM.
Kety
Kety
May 20, 2019
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.
Harry
Harry
March 10, 2020
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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Location
11 Camino Gibralfaro
Málaga, AL 29016
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