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Calle Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 76 46
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Built between 1057 and 1063, this is probably the most important military fortification remaining from the Hispanic-Arabic period.
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Calle Alcazabilla s/n, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 76 46
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Reviewed yesterday

The Alcazaba is definitely worth a visit. It's very easy to find being at the bottom of the hill that leads up to the Castle and is right next to the Roman amphitheatre. The entrance fee was just 2.20 Euro per person so doesn't hit...More

Thank ssomeinre
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were not sure if we should visit this fortress as most of them are very similar. But we haven't regret we have visited it! One of the most beautiful fortresses I've ever seen. You can trace Islamic past of the city. It is preserved...More

2  Thank lolazpodola
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A haunting reminder of the Arabic military might and aesthetical excellence ...in the 12th century! Dominating the old city of Málaga, unforgettable...

Thank donatiennedechazal
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Alcazaba of Malaga is not a match for the ones in Granada or Seville, but it is well worth visiting and it sports nice views over the city and harbour. Be prepared for some steep walks up and down, partly over stairs. Avoid the...More

1  Thank Reiner H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the castle and its gardens. These were more beautiful than the gardens in Gibralfaro. The views were good as well, but views from the Gibralfaro reached further.

Thank Annemiek J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Superb and manageable site to visit, to get a feeling for the richness and layout of these structures. In the heat of Malaga, this is a most interesting, yet well sheltered site.

1  Thank mary-b-clare
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The views were amazing. If you go early and you are a cat lover you will see they feed the local cats who are all healthy and respected. Great value for money. Tip: don't be afraid to climb stairs and look over the edges. Also...More

Thank Zemzem10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were there around 5pm, it opened until 8. Student ticket price only €.60. From the Alcazaba you can see the whole city, really nice! Part of the alcazaba was not open to the tourists maybe because of needing restoration. Part of it was palace...More

Thank srsrsunrui
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is an amazing place with lovely views from every corner. Also the areas within the walls are well maintained and look amazing. Be aware you have to climb a lot and I do not recommend this to elderly or someone that is not in...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sadly it was the end of my stay so I did not have the energy to walk right up to the top but this is well worth a visit, interesting and fantastic views over Malaga and the beach.

Thank Kate47a
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Viktória S
20 July 2017|
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Response from dialqueen | Reviewed this property |
The ticket office was closed and from what I heard it's not usually open. We paid at a ticket machine and really didn't look for a joint ticket.
Roee L
10 March 2017|
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Response from krissb71 | Reviewed this property |
We paid 2.20 euros for an adult and 0.60 euros for kids (ours are 11 and 17) just for the Alcazaba. Really nice visit and very easy to get to.
21 February 2017|
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Response from _athomas605 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it is possible to buy on line specifically just for entrance to Alcazaba because it is so cheap. 2 euros single entry and 3.5 euros for a joint ticket. There are opportunities on line to buy entrance as part of... More