Alcazaba in Antequera

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The Alcazaba in Antequera was built in the 14th century by the Moors to defend against the Christian army. The fortress was built on top of a Roman garrison due to its strategic position. It is situated south of the city but easily within walking distance from the city centre. There is a small charge to enter the complex but it is worth it. The price includes an audio tour device. For more information and interactive map for directions to the Alcazaba see below.


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More information on Antequera and getting there


By Car

Antequera is just off the A45. 55 kilometres from Malaga. Take the A7 to Malaga then take the A45 to Antequera. Antequera is easy to drive to.  

By Bus

There are regular buses to Antequera from Malaga bus station. 

By Train

There is no direct route by train to Antequera from Malaga. It is possible but not recommended 


There is a lot of off road parking and small car parks near the Alcazaba the closest  being at the entrance of the Arch of Giants. For more information and directions to parking close to the Alcazaba click / tap the parking button below.

Prices & opening times

Adults €6.00 / 7 to 16 year olds  €3.00 / under 6 free.

  • 16 September to 31 March – Monday to Sunday, 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM
  • 1 April to 15 September – Monday to Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM and Sundays 10:30 AM to 3 PM.
  • Closed: 25 December, 1 & 6 January.


Plaza de los Escribanos, s/n 29200, Antequera, Malaga, Spain.

Disabled Access

The Alcazaba is not wheelchair friendly due to its design and construction.

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