Malaga Monuments

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Roman Theatre Málaga

El Teatro Romano is the oldest monument in Málaga City discovered in 1951; it is situated in the cultural heart of Málaga city, at the foot of the famous Alcazaba fortress. The theater was built in the time of Augustus and was used until the third century. It is one of the only Ancient ruins left in Málaga after the outwardly Republican city was bombed by Nationalist sympathizers – the Italian army during the Civil war, and one of the only remaining Roman ruins in Andalucía after centuries of warfare, and construction.

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Alcazaba of Málaga

Mostly built in the eleventh century, was the palace-fortress of the Muslim rulers of the city. La Alcazaba is Malaga’s most important landmark, and overlooks the city from a hilltop inland. It consists of two walled enclosures. It is made up of two concentric spaces: the outside part is on the lower level, and the inner part houses the palace. There is a lift which can be accessed from the street Guillén Sotelo, located behind City Hall.

alcazaba of malagaMálaga Cathedral

The Cathedral is a Renaissance church in the city of Málaga. It is located within the limits defined by a now missing portion of the medieval Moorish walls, the remain of which surround the nearby Alcazaba and the Castle of Gibralfaro. Construction began in the first half of the sixteenth century (1528), and continued throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth, the unfinished work lacks the kick of the main facade and the south tower, this has come with the time to give the temple a unique aspect that characterizes it and the source of its popular name, “La Manquita”.

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Gibralfaro Castle

This Castle, built in the 14th. Century to house troops and protect the Alcazaba, is today one of the most visited monuments in Málaga. From its walls, visitors get spectacular views of the city and you can visit the Interpretation Centre to discover the site’s history.

gibralfaro castle