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.
- 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.
- Joint ticket Alcazaba & Gibralfaro: 3.50 euros
- Reduced (Malaga residents, children aged 6-16, students): 0.60 euro
- Free entry Sundays after 2pm.
- Nearest public transport: Paseo del Parque ( Ayuntamiento)(Bus number 32, 33, 34, 35)
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95% of people who visit Malaga include Alcazaba in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
55% of people start their Alcazaba visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Alcazaba
70.83% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Alcazaba
A beautiful, well preserved castle just east of the old town overlooking the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre. The whole site is well maintained and the gardens are particularly serene, filled with flowering plants. A good place to head to if it’s a hot day as there is plenty of shade, and cooling pools and trickles of water everywhere, all part of the ingenious Arabic irrigation system. If you are visiting Malaga visiting the Alcazaba is highly recommended.
A great way to see some of Malaga’s history at this fortification in the city centre. Good to see the history of the building as well as an understanding of how pottery has been used through the ages. Sunday afternoons are free entry after 2pm
Really beautiful and interesting site with great view as a bonus. Nice to wander around the many paths, through the many rooms, and over the walls. Nice gardens and interesting objects to see.
It’s worth going there. Sunday when it’s free! Otherwise I would not bother to pay. The views are not much better than from the level below. At least there is a bathroom is you need one and some water fountain.
A real piece of history, easy to reach from the city centre. There's lots of uphill walking, but the fabulous views are worth the effort! There's also a bar for refreshments. The grounds are well kept with information about the different plants and fruits and what they were used for. A small room with information about the history of the building. I believe admittance was free after a certain time in the afternoon.