Castillo De Gibralfaro, Malaga
About Castillo De Gibralfaro, Malaga
Castillo De Gibralfaro, Malaga - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: CMNO GIBRALFARO 11, 29016 Málaga
Ticket Price: 2 EUR
Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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Landmark, Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Military Area
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Dating back to the 10th Century and used as a military base till 1925, the Castle of Gibralfaro has enjoyed a significant role in Spain’s history. The castle looks over Malaga like a lighthouse and offers some unforgettable views of the city.
The castle is one of the last remaining symbol of Malaga’s Islamic heritage and a visit to the on-site museum will explain much about its importance from the military standpoint. Visitors are sure to enjoy a walk via the scenic Paseo Don Juan de Temboury that is dotted with lush green terraces and incredible views.
Castillo De Gibralfaro Information
- There is a kiosk serving cold drinks and refreshments at the bus stop .
- Inside the Gibralfaro you can find toilets.
Castillo De Gibralfaro Ticket Prices
- Joint ticket Alcazaba & Gibralfaro: 3.55 euros
- Reduced: 0.60 euro
- Free entry Sundays after 2pm.
How To reach Castillo De Gibralfaro by Public Transport
- Nearest bus stop: Camino de Gibralfaro (Parador Nacional) (bus number 35)
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Very scenic historic monument, with fabulous views over the Mediterranean sea, the city and port of Malaga, and the inland surroundings. In the interior, there's a multitude of Mediterranean plants, and a small exhibition (in Spanish only) describing their economic and historic importance. I decided to walk up from the city center - a quite steep stonelaid path, nor suitable for people in a wheelchair, and probably quite dangerous in wet weather. The effort was very much worth it, however. At the castle there is a small museum explaining its history, and a nice cafe. The toilets are OK.
Great views from the fortess 360 degree views. Nice exhibit and cafe inside. very very steep paths up on the ocean side amazing there is not steps instead with Railings. I wouldnt go up with slippery shoes or when wet.
Nice fortress with great overview over the city and the bay. Great for photos and casual strolling. Well maintained. Beware of the steep pathways if you're coming there by foot - the tiles are quite slippery, so put some shoes with a good grip sole.
Very interesting place in terms of its history . Not so much of to actually see. Mostly just walls. However the view is the best of Malaga and worth the visit alone.
Hard to go, but the touristic bus arrive on top very near the entrance. Fantastic view of the city and the port. Obviously seaview is magic
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