The Alcazaba was built by the Hammudid
dynasty. 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 series of walkways, defences and gardens. On Sunday afternoon from 2.00pm to 4:00pm the
Alcazaba is free to enter. It is one of the main attractions in Malaga worth a visit. The gardens and views are stunning. For more information on the Alcazaba in Malaga including a short
video and an interactive google map for directions from your current position see below.
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video on the Alcazaba and its stunning views
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By Car Try to avoid the centre of Malaga entering on the south
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.
By Bus The nearest bus stop is Alameda Principal otherwise Malaga
bus station. Click here to travel by
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Calle Guillen Sotelo entrance below
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