10 exciting Málaga attractions

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Málaga Attractions To Enjoy During Your Stay

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Atapuerca

Nerja Caves: Spectacular cave system in the south of Spain

Nerja Caves The stunning Nerja Caves are a four-km-long and 35 km-wide, two-area series of caves located just north of Nerja, in the province of Málaga, near to the similarly named city of Málaga. These gigantic caves have a fascinating history that dates back ten of thousands of years.  The biggest highlight of the limestone caves is undoubtedly the world’s longest and largest stalactite, whose 33 metres height and 42×22 feet base are located in

Ronda bullfighting ring

Ronda Bullfighting Ring: The oldest and one of the most beautiful bullrings in Spain

The Ronda Bullfighting Ring  The Ronda Bullfighting is located in the beautiful city of Ronda, located near Málaga in southern Spain. The bullring is widely considered the oldest bullfighting ring in Spain and definitely one of the most beautiful and majestic in the world. It’s a historic building, declared a Site of Cultural Interest owned by the Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda. Construction on the ring began in 1780 and was concluded in 1785.

picasso museum malaga

Picasso Museum of Málaga: Amazing museum dedicated to Picasso in the heart of Málaga

Picasso Museum Málaga The Picasso Museum of Málaga is one of two Museums dedicated to Pablo Picasso in Spain. The other is located in the Catalonian city of Barcelona, in the famous Born neighborhood. Pablo Picasso was born in the Andalusian city of Málaga on October 25th, 1881, just a few meters from where his museum now stands. The museum is home to over 280 original pieces by Picasso that cover the different artistic periods

El Caminito del Rey

El Caminito del Rey

El Caminito del Rey or the King’s Path is a famous pathway through the mountains of Málaga, Andalusia, connecting Chorro Falls and Gaitanejo Falls, reserved for only the most adventurous hikers. It has become today a top tourist attractions. For decades it was considered to be the most dangerous hike in the world. Between 1999 and 2000, 5 people died attempting the trek. The walkway is just 1 meter (3 ft) wide and rises over

Ronda bridge

The Puente Nuevo or “New Bridge of Ronda” is Ronda’s main tourist attractions and one of the icons of Andalusia and Spain. You will find the Ronda bridge in our list of Spain´s main attractions too. This is one of our favorite sites in Spain; let us share with you why this bridge is so special.  The city of Ronda, located in the region of Malaga,  is perched high on a cliff and is split in

Roman theatre

Roman theatre in Malaga – Spectacular Roman Ruins near the Alcazaba

The Roman Theater in Malaga – Review  The impressive Roman theater in Málaga is located near the Alcazaba and built during the reign of Emperor Augustus, making gooduse of the hillside. The ruins still have some of the marble furnishings. Castillo de Gibralfaro (440 ft. above sea level): The castle’s name comes from theArab term for ‘castle of the lighthouse. The Arab fort was probably preceded by aPhoenician building. However, the building acquired its present

Cathedral of Malaga

Cathedral of Malaga

Cathedral of Málaga  Construction of the cathedral of la Encarnacion in Malaga began in 1528, following the plans of notable contemporary architects; building stopped in 1783 (late if compared to other Spanish cathedrals) . An imposing marble stairway leads up to the W. façade. Two towers-of which only the N. one was completed-flank the three portals; the other tower is called ‘Manquita’ in the local vernacular, which means ‘the one without’. The middle portal has

Parish church El Sagrario

Parish church El Sagrario in Malaga

Parish church El Sagrario in Malaga Dating from the 15C, it was founded by Ferdinand and Isabella on the site of a former mosque. The church hasa particularly beautiful late Gothic portal with lavish decoration (including coats-of arms) by Pedro López. The Plateresque high altar has statues and polychromereliefs by Alonso Berruguete or Juan de Balmaseda.

La Alcazaba de Malaga - Gribalfaro

La Alcazaba de Malaga – Gribalfaro- Malaga

La Alcazaba de Malaga – Gribalfaro An Arab castle with particularly beautiful gardens and numerouscourtyards. The fortress dates back to Roman origins. It was altered several times,especially under the Nasrite dynasty (14C) and extensively restored in 1933. An Ar-chaeological Museum (Puerta de Granada) now occupies the buildings. Ondisplay there are Roman and pre-Roman finds, sculpture from Visigoth up to andincluding Arab times, Renaissance art, collections of coins and inscriptions and animportant collection of Moorish ceramics