Things Not to Miss in Malaga

Things Not to Miss in Malaga, Malaga, Spain (B)

The historic Andalusian city of Malaga offers a wonderful mix of art, architecture, nature, and charm to spare. Though Malaga’s must-sees can be enjoyed over a weekend, a lot of the highlights can be spread out over a longer period or even crammed into one very busy day. These are some of the things you should see and do in Malaga.

If you have to pick one thing on this list to see in Malaga, it should be the Alcazaba fortress. The vast hilltop structure is a former Moorish palatial fort that overlooks the sea and features intricate gardens and fountains. In addition to being an impressive example of Moorish architecture, it has some of the best views of Malaga’s port and city center. The inner part of the citadel was the former palace that once housed the city’s former Muslim leaders. If the name rings vaguely familiar, it’s because it comes from the Arabic term al-kasbah.

A ticket is just a couple of euros and can be combined with a ticket to see Castillo de Gibralfaro for a small savings – though it’s probably best to avoid visiting both on the same day if you can. Your legs will thank you. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things Not to Miss in Malaga
Guide Location: Spain » Malaga
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ana Montano
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.gnometrotting.com/things-not-miss-malaga/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Alcazaba fortress
  • Castillo de Gibralfaro
  • Roman Theatre
  • Playa de la Malagueta
  • Huelin
  • Playa de la Misericordia
  • Malaga Cathedral
  • Picasso Museum
  • Picasso Birthplace Museum
  • Palmeral de Las Sorpresas
  • Los Amayas
  • Alegria
  • CalYCanto
  • La Tranca
  • Casa Aranda
  • Restaurante Matiz

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