Malaga Streets, Málaga

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  • Old Centre Streets

    by blint Written Mar 24, 2008

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    Favorite thing: A lot of Malaga is ugly blocks of urban sprawl flats, but in the old centre you can find a beautiful heart. Full of narrow sometimes cobbled pedestrian streets winding in and out of each other. You can see that, like a lot of Andalucia, a lot of money is being put in to 'doing up' the centre of the city. Buildings are freshly painted and restored making it a really nice place to walk around.

    Flick through the photos I have attached to see what I mean. If only Malaga were all like the photos. Instead much of it is truly ugly.

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    it's always time to stroll....

    by cbeaujean Updated Jan 26, 2005

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    alameda

    Favorite thing: in each season,there is always something interesting to do here....
    see the alcazaba (old moorish castle) and enjoy the city views on bullring and sea,higher you reach the gibralfaro and,as a reward for your effort,take a drink,enjoying the landscape....
    have a look on the newly rediscovered roman amphitheater....
    go to plaza de la merced where stands picasso's native house....
    visit cathedral and old houses and streets around....
    the holy week here is a MUST,as the feria around 15th of august.....
    the city is jolly good decorated in december for christmas....

    Fondest memory: its atmosphere

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    • Museum Visits
    • Archeology

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    the modern side of the city

    by Malecka Updated Mar 4, 2004

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    Favorite thing: Another nice place is Plaza de la Constitución, full of people, especially cause of shops like “Mango,” “Benetton,” “Pull and Bear” and the ultimate “ZARA.” (I am not trying to advertise it – it is just that I have bought ten shirts from that place)
    (and there's always the much-visited El Corte Ingles, and the Larios shopping cener/mall)

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    Sunshine, parks and flamenco in the air

    by Malecka Updated Jan 14, 2004

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    Paseo del parque

    Favorite thing: Ok, what I like the best about Málaga is the fact that the typical tourist are not in the city. The places like Fuengirola, Torremolinos, Benalmádena, etc “harbour” tourists who come for two-week vacations spent at the beach or in the nice discoteques. Well, Málaga is a city with its own population (between 500 and 600,000 if I remember correctly), that has its own life, its own way of living, its own pulse – that I fell in love with.
    In the very center of the city, there’s the Paseo del Parque, amazing park that offers a wonderful walk towards the city beaches. On your way, to your left you can see the building of the Ayuntamiento, followed by the Jardines de Puerta oscura y Pedro Luis Alonso. When reaching the end of it, you come to Plaza del General Torrijos.

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    Ancient and Modern

    by Geoff_Wright Updated Jan 14, 2004

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    Favorite thing: Something of a minor traffic jam occurred at this road junction. I bet this ancient building could tell a tale or two, about changes in Malaga.

    Have you noticed where the policeman has parked his motorcycle? It's a common occurrence in Spain for motorists to park their vehicles on pedestrian crossings. And you should experience trying to use one whilst crossing the road, LOL!

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    Spectacular Buildings

    by Geoff_Wright Updated Jan 14, 2004

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    Favorite thing: There are some really beautiful buildings in Malaga. Unlike the rural towns and cities, it isn't always possible to find names of buildings (or I just didn't see the names!).
    The red open-topped bus here does a sight seeing tour around the city. See Travel tips.

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    • Family Travel
    • Architecture

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    A mix of Old and New

    by Geoff_Wright Updated Jan 14, 2004

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    Plaza De la Constitucion

    Favorite thing: We really didn't spend much time in Malaga, just a few hours. I'm sure there's a great deal to see, but we found the city rather different to most other places we had seen. There was building work going on everywhere, and some of the back streets were very shabby and unclean.

    Armed with a free map from a local tourist kiosk, near the station, we were able to wander through the city, picking out the places of interest. Unfortunately, as in Antequera, many of the beautiful old buildings have been hemmed in amongst more modern buildings, making photographs of them almost impossible.

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    visit and enjoy new "calle larios"

    by cbeaujean Updated Jan 6, 2003

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    calle larios

    Favorite thing: since beginning of december 2002,calle larios (=main street) was totally refurbished!
    becoming awfully pedestrian...it looks very well,promising...
    in the meantime,consti plaza (constitution square) has rediscovered its lustre of yesteryear,the original fountain included!

    Fondest memory: strolling in the illuminated larios is a must!...and an excellent way to share with its inhabitants real malaga life,especially after 8pm!

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    • Study Abroad

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    Street Performances

    by hartti Written Dec 6, 2005

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    Silver Cowboy

    Favorite thing: Here is another performance - a silver cowboy. The cowboy begins to shot when you give money. The noise is harder, if you gave more money!

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    Plaza de la Constitucion

    by Geoff_Wright Written Jan 14, 2004

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    Favorite thing: This picturesque fountain, and the interessting buildings that surround it, is in the Plaza de la Constitucion. The Plaza is surrounded by modern shops and restaurants.

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    Calle Larios

    by Carmela71 Written Jan 29, 2003

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    Favorite thing: The main street for shoping, now only for walking (no more cars)

    sorry i know the photo has a horrible light still learning my new camera... lol

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    Plaza de la Constitucion (new)

    by Carmela71 Written Jan 29, 2003

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    Favorite thing: After a few years of construction here is the new square .....

    I rember we used to met here after UNICAJA won the basketball league or when Spain Mondials....

    Great area for shopping

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