The Alcazaba was built by the Hammudid
dynasty in the 11th century. It is the best preserved fortress palace in Spain and on a par with the Krak Des Chevaliers in Syria. The entrance is on Calle Alcazabilla next to the Roman
amphitheatre. The fortress was built on a Roman garrison, a lot of the stonework used in the construction of the Alcazaba came from the garrison. There is another entrance if you can find it on Calle
Guillen Sotelo. Its marked Asencor A la Alcazaba, it's a tunnel that leads to a lift into the Alcazaba. Inside the Alcazaba there are a seres of walkways, defences and gardens. On Sunday afternoon
from 2.00pm to 4:00pm the Alcazaba is free to enter and is worth a visit. For more information on the Alcazaba in Malaga see below.
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Alcazaba of Malaga click the image to enlarge
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side by exiting off the AP7 on to MA21 then MA22. That will put you on the coast road and less traffic. See below for parking in Malaga.
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