Places To Visit In Malaga

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1. Alcazaba de Malaga

Alcazaba de Malaga
4.5 /5

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Located on the hilltop in the centre of the city, the Alcazaba is an old Moorish castle that was built in the 11th century. One can get brilliant views of the entire city on climbing up the ramparts. A small palace on the top holds numerous excavations and historical artefacts.

2. Roman Theatre

Roman Theatre
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Situated in the centre of the city, El Teatro Romano or the Roman Theatre is the oldest monument in the city. It is built at the foot of the famous Alcazaba, and is one of the few ancient ruins still left there.

3. Castillo de Gibralfaro

Castillo de Gibralfaro
4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 10
places to visit in Malaga

Castillo de Gibralfaro is a magnificent building that sits on the top of Mount Gibralfaro, and overlooks the port and the entire city of Malaga. Dating back to the 10th century, this building is now seen in the seal and flag of the Malaga province. Amidst the dense woods, one can see the historic remains of this great monument today.

4. Malaga Cathedral

Malaga Cathedral
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Built by the Catholic kings in the early 16th century, the Cathedral of Malaga is one of the greatest works of architecture which helped in passing over the city of Malaga from the Moors to the Christians. It's construction began in 1528, and it was built on the location of a former mosque. It took almost 200 years to complete the structure.

5. Picasso House Museum

Picasso House Museum
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Dedicated to the gem of Malaga, Pablo Picasso, the famous artist, Picasso House Museum is the place where he was born in 1881. It is a five storey building situated in Plaza de la Merced and displays over 200 great masterpieces of the artist.

6. Interactive Museum of Music

Interactive Museum of Music
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Located in the 18th century Palacio del Conde Navas, the Museo Interactivo de la Musica Malga is a museum that holds an important collection of different types of musical instruments from around the world. Intended for all audiences, it is an interactive museum, where one can learn a lot about music.

7. El Chorro gorge

El Chorro gorge
3.7 /5

36 km
from city center
7 out of 10
places to visit in Malaga

El Chorro gorge is the perfect place for adventure seekers and for people who would love to take a chance at rock climbing. A 50 minute drive North West from the city, El Chorro gorge features the King's Walkway which is a beautiful path suspended above the gorge.

8. La Malagueta

La Malagueta
3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 10
places to visit in Malaga

Beaches are always an amazing option to visit, the nearest beach to the city being La Malagueta. It is perfect for sunbathing or taking a long walk along the shore. There are also other beaches towards the eastern side.

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9. Museo de Bellas Artes

Museo de Bellas Artes
3.6 /5

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One of the best museums in Malaga, the Museo de Bellas Artes is housed in the old Moorish Palacio de los Condes de Buena Vista. It has a wide display of paintings by great Spanish painters like Murillo, Morales, Ribera, Alonso Cano and Zurbaran. There is a separate gallery dedicated to the works of Pablo Picasso. Art works, mosaics and sculptures from other regions of Andalusia are also displayed.

10. La Concepcion Jardin Botanico

La Concepcion Jardin Botanico
3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
10 out of 10
places to visit in Malaga

With an history of over a hundred and fifty years, La Concepcion Jardin Botanico is a botanical garden in Malaga with an English landscape. Located in the northern side of the city, it is one of those few gardens that have subtropical plants in Europe. There are over fifty thousand plants in the garden.

FAQs on Malaga

How can I commute within Malaga?

Malaga is one of those cities which provide excellent public transportation. One of the best ways of exploring Malaga is by cycling. There is an amazing cycle lane network and one can have the whole tour of the city with brilliant views. There are many companies that offer cycles and bikes on rent.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Malaga?

The top sightseeing places in Malaga are Alcazaba de Malaga, Roman Theatre, Castillo de Gibralfaro, Malaga Cathedral, Picasso House Museum, Interactive Museum of Music.

What are the top activities in Malaga?

The top activities in Malaga are El Caminito del Rey Guided Day Tour, Gibraltar Sightseeing Full Day Tour, Guided Full Day Tour in Ronda, Granada Tour with Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens Entrance and Transfers, Guided Half Day Tour Nerja and Frigiliana, Guided Full Day Tour in Cordoba .

What are the top hotels in Malaga?

There are 7898 Hotels in Malaga which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Malaga are Cortijo Juan Salvador, Modern Villa in Moclinejo with Private Pool, Cozy Cottage in El Borge with Private Pool, Holiday home Alhaurin El Grande 31 Spain, Padre Aviles, Charming Holiday Home with Private Swimming Pool in Almogia. You can see all the hotels in Malaga here
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