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Private Malaga City Sightseeing Tour
"On this private sightseeing tour of Malaga you’ll see the city’s major attractions with a knowledgeable local guide. Start with a visit to the Cathedral of Malaga constructed between 1528 and 1782 and nicknamed La Manquita (“the One-Armed Lady”) because one of the cathedral’s two towers is unfinished. Continue to the Alcazaba a Moorish fortress built in the 11th century. Perched on a hill in the middle of town the Alcazaba is one of the best-preserved citadels in Spain. You’ll then see the exterior of the Picasso Museum which houses more than 150 pieces donated by Picasso’s family (entrance fee not included in tour price). This private tour of Malaga is hosted by a professional guide. Please list any special interests you have (art architecture
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Málaga Pass
"The Málaga Pass tourist card includes the city’s most important museums admission to main monuments and much more so the only thing you need to do in Malaga is enjoy doing some tourism.  Furthermore the card includes discounts at the best hotels in Malaga boutiques guided tours and many other activities that can be found on the guide in seven languages that comes with the Málaga Pass. A comprehensive guide that will show you the must-see places in the city. Wouldn’t it be amazing to have all that Malaga has skip-the-line access so the only thing you will need in your wallet is your Málaga Pass. No hotel in Malaga city? Take advantage of amazing discounts at the city’s best hotels together with your tourist card. And if you still have time to do some shoppin how about saving money on the best products?"
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Malaga City Private Walking Tour including Alcazaba Fortress
"A must when you visit Malaga. You will discover the city by its major monuments (Roman theatre Alcazaba and Cathedral among others). We will unveil the stories behind them and take you on a journey which spans nearly 3.000 years of history. But not only this. What´s Malaga got to do with America´s war of independence? And with the author o one of the few left in Spain from its era.""""The best cultural tour in town explaining the main monuments and the stories behind them in a deep and professional way helped by certain revealing images that will be shown along the visit. If you only have one day in Malaga
From EUR40.00

Alcazaba Tips (45)

Large ruin

In my first visit I went to the Alcazaba, almost forty years ago, and was not impressed; This time I decided to appreciate it from below, and found the image much more impressive. trying to read...
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Sep 04, 2015

Palacio Nazarí

Rebuilt in the 14th century by the Nasrid rulers, Palacio Nazarí contains the residential quarters. It consists of several structures joined together by multiple courtyards with porticoes and...
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MM212
Apr 19, 2015

Torre de Maldonado

One of the most beautiful features of Alcazaba are the 11th century multi-lobed arches of Torre de Maldonado. Were these perhaps the inspiration for Venetian arches, I wonder? The tower is accessed...
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Apr 19, 2015

Patio de los Surtidores

Patio de los Surtidores is made up of two levels. The lower is a nicely landscaped garden with fountains (hence the name "Patio of the Jets of Water") and the second is a terrace that leads into la...
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MM212
Apr 19, 2015

Puerta de los Cuartos de Granada

The fourth and last gate one encounters when visiting Alcazaba is Puerta de los Cuartos de Granada. It leads into the Nasrid Palace (Palacio Nazarí), which is the residential quarter of the rulers of...
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Apr 19, 2015

Plaza de Armas

Plaza de Armas is the first terrace one reaches when entering Alcazaba through the series of gates. It is a beautiful terraced garden planted with a fountain at its centre and great views over Málaga....
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Apr 19, 2015

Torre del Cristo

Though Jesus is a revered prophet in Islam, it is unusual to find a tower dedicated to him in a Moslem fortress. In this case, this tower (Torre del Cristo) was named as such after the Reconquest when...
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MM212
Apr 19, 2015

Puerta de las Columnas

The use of Roman ruins as building material for the Alcazaba is most evident in Puerta de las Columnas, the second gateway into the fortress. The gate's name refers to the Roman columns used in its...
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MM212
Apr 19, 2015

Puerta de la Bóveda

Named "Gate of the Vault," Puerta de la Bóveda is the first gateway into Alcazaba de Málaga. It was designed as a U-shaped gate to prevent attackers from crashing into it with momentum. Beyond this...
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Apr 19, 2015

Alcazaba de Málaga

Alcazaba is perhaps the most important ancient monument in Málaga. Perched on a hill by the Mediterranean waters, dominating the old city, the fortress was first built in the 8th century over ruins of...
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Apr 19, 2015

Seaside on the Alcazaba

Exiting the tunnel, we arrived at a lush garden that has grown up by the walls that once protected the city. It is a lovely garden setting with walkways and stairs just filled with the flora of the...
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kaloz
Feb 21, 2015

Beautiful Defenses

We are moving from the Muslim Plaza de la Merced to the Moorish Palace known as Alcazaba. Yes the Moors are Muslim in faith, I know, I know. The walking tour does not go in, we are headed up toward...
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Feb 19, 2015
 
 
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Things to Do Near Alcazaba

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Plaza de la Merced

For those of you which wee unaware, Pablo Picasso the famous artist was born right here in Malaga. Therefore all around the the town there are sights related to Picasso such as the house he was born...
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Cathedral - La Manquita

Construction of the massive Cathedral of Málaga was begun in 1528 on the site of the Grand Mosque of Málaga. Unfortunately, the mosque was completely destroyed to make way for the cathedral, and no...
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Gibralfaro - Castillo de Gibalfaro

The name has a meaning of "rock of light" that signified a previous lighthouse built by Phoenicians of this spot. The fortress that was built in 1300's to further protect the gentry of the Granada...
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Calle San Miguel

This year, I visited torremolinos again. I have gone from many years to torremolinos cause it´s got a lovely weather and it´s a small town so you can walk and see everything. In San miguel street,the...
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Sohail Castle

The castle El Castillo Sohail has got an interesting story. It is located on a hill at the outskirt of Fuengirola and is 38 meters above sea level. The Carthaginians and Romans occupied it...
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Balcón de Europa

The Balcony of Europe is a vantage point overlooking the sea, located at the end of the Balcony of Europe promenade. The balcony is right in the town centre and has wonderful views of the beaches of...
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Getting to Alcazaba

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C/ Alcazabilla

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