Malaga is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Malaga one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Malaga is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Malaga or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Malaga. Explore the historical monuments of Malaga with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Malaga guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Malaga page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Malaga landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Malaga.
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Calle Alcazabilla, 2, 29012 Málaga, Spain
08:30 am - 07:30 pm
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 Sevil...
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Calle Molina Lario, 9, 29015 Málaga
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The ‘lady with one arm’ as it was christened because of the lack of a tower, Malaga cathedral is nonetheless a glorious example of the church’s riches in that period. The amalgamation of baroque and renaissance styles makes for a visual treat for the visitor. Stunning mahogany and cedar woodwork makes this church a beautiful examp...
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CMNO GIBRALFARO 11, 29016 Málaga
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 ...
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29008 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
05:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Right in the heart of Malaga lies the Plaza de la Constitucion, a bustling square that is full of shops, restaurants and street musicians serenading a Spanish tune into the air. There is a Picasso sculpture at the square that is dedicated to this famous Spanish artiste. Enjoy some paella and gelato at this fascinating plaza and feel like you’ve truly arrived in the heart of Spain.
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Calle Alcazabilla 8, 2901 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
09:00 am - 08:30 pm
The ruins of the Roman Theatre were uncovered from underground, at the steps of the Alcazaba. Perhaps the oldest monument in Malaga, the Roman theatre sits pretty in the cultural heart of the city. The site is accompanied by the Centro de Interpretacion (visitors centre) which teaches visitors about the history of the ruins and its subsequent excav...
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Calle Santa Lucia, 13, 29008 Malaga, Spain
08:00 am - 08:30 pm
One of the prettiest churches in Malaga, the Iglesia de Los Martires is a 16th century church that has notable Mudejar architecture. The church is dedicated to martyrs San Ciriaco and Santa Paula. The church has spectacular architectural design elements that give it an extravagant feel. Visitors can attend mass and pray alongside locals at this lovely church.
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Calle Marques de Larios, Malaga
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
If you think Malaga offers no more than souvenir shopping, head to Calle Marques Larios for a real revelation. Full of designer boutiques, shoe shops and lots of retail therapy set against the background of 19th century architecture, this street is ideal for those who like a little more than just sight-seeing on their holiday. Even though the shops...
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Plaza del Obispo, 6, 29015 Málaga
10:00 am - 07:30 pm
A brilliant example of baroque architecture, Episcopal Palace is this unmissable blood-red mansion sitting in the beautiful Plaza Obispo. It is now a venue for art exhibitions and makes for an interesting visit. Noteworthy about the building is it’s facade that is three storied tall and made of simple pilasters. The surrounding square is one ...
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Calle Nueva 29005, Malaga, Spain
Flanked by the Church of Conception, Calle Nueva, literally meaning New Street is ironically a historic walking street in Malaga. A pedestrian street, there are a number of reasons why you should take time off to visit this lane when in Malaga; shopping and restaurants are one of these. A great place to experience Malaga as it was before, albeit with a few modern touches.