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“Beautiful gardens ”
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Alcazaba
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Ranked #3 of 215 things to do in Malaga
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Owner description: Built between 1057 and 1063, this is probably the most important military fortification remaining from the Hispanic-Arabic period.
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“Beautiful gardens ”
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Beautiful gardens, something new around every corner. Cheap entry and free on Sundays after 2pm.
An excellent family day out!

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Middlebury, Vermont
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“Worth it even on a hot day!”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Several levels of history are on view at the Alcazaba: the 1st century BCE Roman theater is in front of the main entrance, and then you enter the Alcazaba, "the citadel," an excellent example of 11th century CE Moorish architecture. It's a great and well-preserved example of the Islamic architectural heritage in Europe, and the courtyard gardens and views of the city, as others have said, are breathtaking. If you are sun-sensitive, as I am, make sure you wear your sunscreen and your hat if you want to spend an afternoon there. As for snacks or dining, a whole row of bars and restaurants, in a considerable price range, are lined up right at the entrance. I would certainly go back and also take others there.

Visited June 2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Excellent way to spend an afternoon!”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Really enjoyed our visit - interesting site, and very cheap entry.
Slightly confusing, but is so lovely to wander around you don't mind!
Beautiful gardens, very well maintained.
One word of caution - you can't eat on the site, so not for picnicers. We found a lovely garden on the road below to have our lunch though!

Visited June 2014
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“Nice and quiet for an afternoon”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

For a student a must visit - costs you 60ct
we spent 2h inside taking some nice pctures and seek in some nice cultural and history parts of Malaga.

Visited June 2014
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Sudbury, Canada
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“Breathtaking views”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We really enjoyed visiting the Alcazaba, although it can be a little confusing at times with all of the different pathways. The view of the city from the Alcazaba is incredible. There are a lot of flowers to add some color and life to this structure of brick and stone.

Visited June 2014
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