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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
From EUR81.00
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
Half-Day Private City Tour of Málaga
"You will be picked up from your hotel or place of your choice then taken on this private excursion to get to know Málaga. You will be able to enjoy and admire the great architecture and sights of the city’s most important and well-known monuments. The itinerary may be completely personalized for a truly unique expe your private guide and vehicle will take you back to your hotel or place of choice in Málaga."""Enjoy this completely personalized private 4-hour tour of Málaga and explore the city’s most iconic monuments and sights. Get to know the city with your own private official tour guide and private vehicle with chauffeur. The sites visited during this tourtitle=Highlights&1=Private%2C+4-hour+city+tour+of+Malaga&2=Travel+in+a+private+vehicle+to+visit+the+city%27s+historic+highlights+and+hidden+gems&3=Learn+about+Malaga%27s+long+and+many-layered+history+from+a+knowledgeable+guide&4=See+cultural+treasures+lik""
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Cathedral - La Manquita Tips (32)

la Catedral de Málaga

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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May 16, 2015

Rather lovely ceilings........

I'd visited the exterior of Malaga's cathedral.....Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación ...... on my December daytrip, but allowed myself time to properly explore its interior on my return visit.As...
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Mar 05, 2014


This 16th-century Renaissance cathedral in Málaga's center, built on the site of a great mosque, suffered damage during the Spanish Civil War. However, it remains vast and impressive, reflecting...
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Jul 02, 2013

Open air museum of the Cathedral.

Outside the Cathedral there is an Open Air Museum - free of charge.The Open Air Museum of the Málaga Cathedral was promoted by the Dean Mr. Francisco Garcia Mota and the project and the sculptures...
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Mar 02, 2012

Cathderal and Museum

The formal name is the Cathedral of Incarnation, and was consecrated in 1588, but construction took place over 250 years, all the way until 1782. It never got totally finished because only one tower...
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Nov 30, 2011

The Cathedral - the most important monument.

Oh, dear, now I feel ashamed, while adding this tips I now see on my ticket and leaflet that it is forbidden to take photos inside the Cathedral :( And I took many as did all the other tourists...
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Oct 23, 2009

Malaga Cathedral

The imposing but unfinished cathedral is worth visiting for its Renaissance interior, splendidly ornate religious iconography, carved 17th century choirstall and hushed ambience. The nominal entrance...
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Jul 29, 2008

La Manquita

Malaga's cathedral was built between 1528 and 1782, typically, around the site of a mosque. The interior has a mix of Renaissance and baroque styles from the 17th and 18th centuries. It is nicknamed...
Mar 22, 2008

Catedral de la Encarnacion

The Catedral de la Encarnacion (Cathedral of the Incarnation) is Malaga's main religious building.It dates back to the 16th century and it was built on the site of a Moorish mosque, the Aljama mosque....
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Mar 11, 2008


Malaga´s cathedral was built between 1528 and 1782 on or near the site of a former mosque. While original plans had allowed for two towers, lack of funds resulted in the completion of only one, giving...
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Sep 21, 2007

La Manquita

The cathedral is called La Manquita (the one armed) because one tower was never finished due to lack of money.The cathedral was built over a period of two centuries on the site of an earlier mosque....
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Jun 01, 2007

Malaga Cathedral

The Cathedral has only one tower, building was halted on the second tower due to lack of money. Inside there are fine carvings of saints in the choir´srea, a gothic altar and a statue of the Virgin...
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Nov 01, 2006
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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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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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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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