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The great beaches of nearby Costa del Sol are what has made Malaga one of the most visited regions of Spain. But this town has more to offer than just seaside and sunshine!

It was founded by the Phoenicians, and was of great importance in the Moorish epoch. Highly interesting historical remains are left in the town itself as in all the province. Add to that beautiful landscapes and picturesque villages, and you will understand it’s popularity.

Around the Alcazaba  

The kings' palace, Alcazaba, which was built starting in 11th century, is Malaga's most important building of the Moorish epoch. In its interior you may visit the very interesting Archaeological Museum .

Worth visiting are the beautiful gardens with several fountains, and the rests of a Roman theatre.

Very close to it there is the Castillo de Gibralfaro. Originally it was palace built probably by Phoenicians, but in the 14th century Moorish Caliph Yasuf I had built over it the fortress which is conserved until today. Two of its towers are connected by ducts with the Alcazaba.

The Cathedral

After conquering Malaga from the Moors, the Catholic Kings ordered in 1528 to build a cathedral over the original mosque. Construction was not finished until 1728, and the facade is mainly of this later period. Among the highlights are the chapels, Capilla Mayor and Capilla del Sagrado Corazón, and the beautiful choir-stalls


Museum of Arts: (Calle San Agustin, 6) The museum is located in a palace (Palacio de los Condes de Buena Vista) and exposes, among others, works of Murillo, Zurbarán and Alonso Cano. Museum of Popular Art and Customs: (Pasillo de Santa Isabel, 10)

Diocesal Museum:  (Plaza del Obispo, 1) Important collection of religious arts, including works of Niño de Guevara and Pietro Vannuci. .


Santuario de la Virgen de la Victoria, in Andalusian baroque-style with Mudejar-style influences. Worth visiting are specially the crypt and the tombs of the Counts of Buena Vista.

La Iglesia del Sagrario, gothic, with interesting relief's and sculptures. It was built in 1488 over an Arabian mosque.

More attractions:

In Plaza de la Merced is located the house where the great painter Pablo Picasso was born.

If you want to relax, have a stroll through one of the beautiful Mediterranean parks of Malaga: Puerta Oscura, de Picasso, de Pedro Luis Alonso, Parque de Málaga, de la Cónsula, El Retiro and la Concepción.


Malaga is a very cheerful town, and the "locos  veranos", the "crazy summers" at its beaches, are famous throughout Spain. But not only during the summer-season, all the year through you will find an animated nightlife. Going out belongs to an Andalusian's everyday-life like Flamenco music. In the following parts of the town you won't get bored:

El Palo

At the beautiful promenade along the sea-side you will find many fish-restaurants as well as fashionable bars. On a warm summer evening the terraces are an ideal starting-point for your exploration of Malaga by night.

La Malagueta

This is a more modern part of the town, with several fashionable bars for young people.


The many pubs in this part of town are among the most fashionable. You will also find here traditional bars and restaurants to enjoy classical Andalusian cuisine

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