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“stunning views” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Castillo de Gibralfaro

Castillo de Gibralfaro
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London, United Kingdom
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“stunning views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

stunning views - be prepared to do plenty of walking and climbing but worth it. Smell of Jasmine trees and fab views over gardens and city as a whole.

Visited March 2014
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“Amazing views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

A great value place to visit - €2 entry. We walked up, it takes about half an hour and is quite a steep hike up, quite slippery on the descent so I would suggest the less active take a taxi to the top

Great views of Malaga from the top.

Visited May 2014
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“A bit dissapointing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

I am a big fan of castles so could not miss out on this one. While it was an interesting experience, I had expected more. There is not so much to see. There is no "castle", just remnants of walls. However it offers excellent view of the whole Malaga.

While it is possible to go up there on foot (the starting point is near Alcazaba), it is a very demanding hike. We only walked back down, but even that was enough with the sun and the heat...

My recommendation is to take a bus n.35 (1.30 Eur) from the Paseo Park all the way up to the last stop- the Castillo and then go back down on foot and visit Alcazaba as well (combined ticket for the 2 places is 3.50 Eur).

If you want to know something about the Castillo, you'd better read it beforehand on the internet, as you do not get any brochure.

Visited May 2014
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“great hike”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

a very steep and long hike, but well worth it to see all that it has to offer. Great views of the city along with a lot of history and artifacts.

Visited May 2014
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“Long, long walk up the hill”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

and just the views. Almost no monuments, the central point is a cafe and toilets. Some ancient walls and that's it. If you like this, it is better to buy joint ticket for Alcazaba and Gibralfaro - it's cheaper.

Visited May 2014
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