Alcazaba, Malaga

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Address: Calle Alcazabilla, 2, 29012 Málaga, Spain, Malaga

Phone: +34-630932987

Ticket Price: 2 EUR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

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About Alcazaba, Malaga

A beautiful behemoth constructed during the times of  Abd-al-Rahman, the Alcazaba is visible from almost every street of Malaga. Offering jaw dropping views of the city, the climb up to Alcazaba is both exhilarating and breath taking. Standing tall for many centuries, Alcazaba is the older cousin of the Alhambra of Granada and Alcazar of Sevilla.

A great place to take some fantastic photos, the garden of Alcazba is full of gorgeous nooks and crannies. All in all, this monument gives an interesting peek into Roman, Arab and Renaissance culture.

Get to the highest point to this building and witness the panoramic view of the entire city up there. Alcazaba is accessible to the public via Alcazaba Tickets. The Alcazaba Ticket Prices are very cheap and affordable for anyone visiting there. If you are visiting the place for first time, go for Alcazaba Guided Tours. The Alcazaba Tour Prices may vary as well. There are no Alcazaba Ticket Costs during Sunday after a certain time. Visitors buying Tickets for Alcazaba can go joint tickets which will help them save some money. Nonetheless, the place is beautiful and you will not regret it spending money on it.

Alcazaba Information

  • Disabled lift available.
  • There isn’t enough information explaining the monument’s history. If you wish to learn about the monument, it’s better to hire a guide.
  • The Alcazaba also has a vending machine for cold water and soft drinks at very inexpensive prices right within the complex.
  • Closed on Jan 1st.

Alcazaba Ticket Prices

  • Joint ticket Alcazaba & Gibralfaro: 3.50 euros
  • Reduced (Malaga residents, children aged 6-16, students): 0.60 euro
  • Free entry Sundays after 2pm.

How To reach Alcazaba by Public Transport

  • Nearest public transport: Paseo del Parque ( Ayuntamiento)(Bus number 32, 33, 34, 35)

Restaurants Near Alcazaba

  • El Chinitas
  • Cafe Madrid
  • Pepa y Pepe
  • Restaurante Mr.1

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Alcazaba, Malaga Reviews

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  • Very well preserved historic site with fantastic views over the city from the many high vantage points all around the walls and buildings. It's a comfortable walk for the able bodied but tricky if you have any disabled members in your party. The gardens are excellent and many historic artifacts are displayed in various buildings throughout the complex

  • This is a beautiful site to visit and is very affordable. Everytime someone comes to visit us here we take them to the Alcazaba for a lovely walk back in time. The architecture is amazing. It is a bit of an uphill walk to see all of it but the views over Malaga from the upper part are wonderful. There are also several lively fountains throughout the site. There are a few rooms with additional information about the history of the time it was used and the buildings. There is a small cafe part way up that has outdoor seating only. The atmosphere of it is worth the slightly higher price of coffee as compared to other places.

  • This is a great way to spend an afternoon in Málaga. With lush gardens, great views of the surrounding area, water features and a Roman theatre, there's something for most people. At under €4 it's good value, but if you have a valid student card, it's a bargain! €0.60 is obscenely cheap and a UK NUS card will also get you the discounted entry fee.

  • Was amazing.. long walking but really clean. The tiket was really cheep for the place. The only thing that disturbed me was the closing time.. too early!

  • Interesting place and well worth a visit. If you are casually walking in the old town you cannot miss it. Tickets are inexpensive but also you can get a free entry on Sundays after 2pm.

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