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ALCAZABA

built between 1057 Y 1063, It is a fortress palace of the Muslim era, on an earlier fortification of Phoenician-Punic origin. It is located at the foot of Mount Gibralfaro, which houses the castle of the same name created by Muslims to defend the Alcazaba. He consisted of 110 main towers and some minor. Highlights the Tower of Homage. At the foot of the Alcazaba the Roman theater stands the first century B.C., but "rediscovered 1951".

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CASTLE GIBRALFARO

this Castle, built in the fourteenth century to house the troops and protect the Alcazaba, It is today one of the most popular moments of Malaga where you can visit its walls with stunning views of Málaga, or enter Interpretation Center to learn about its history.

Named after a lighthouse that had at its peak (Jabal-Faruk, upstream of the lighthouse). Although it was used by Phoenicians and Romans, It would be the Nazarite King Yusuf I in 1340 the strength that would make this settlement.

In the reconquest he suffered the siege of the Catholic Monarchs in the summer of 1487, and Ferdinand made it his temporary residence after the victory. further, designated the castle as an element of the coat of arms of the city.

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ROMAN THEATER OF MÁLAGA

The Roman Theater in Malaga is the main preserved vestige of Roman presence in the city. It was built in the early years of the first century D.C, that is to say, at the beginning of the Empire, at a time which will be carried out numerous public buildings in order to turn the city into the image of the new political life, economic and religious.

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PICASSO MÁLAGA MUSEUM

Buenavista Palace houses a permanent collection that shows eight decades of work by Pablo Picasso, Born in Malaga 1881. The collection conveys the rigor and creativity of an essential artist to understand the history of Western art.

The palace is located has the status of National Monument 1939. Its cover is entirely of stone, something very singular, and inside you you can see a beautiful arcaded courtyard. After its restoration to turn it into art gallery Phoenician and Roman vestiges which became part of the museum offer available to the visitor discovered.

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AUTOMOBILE AND FASHION MUSEUM

The Automobile Museum of Malaga is a museum dedicated to the automotive housed in the former building of the Royal Tobacco Factory in the Spanish city of Malaga.

In the Automobile Museum and Fashion Malaga, you will find an extraordinary private collection of 6.000 square meters presented in 13 thematic areas that describe the artistic evolution since the end of the nineteenth century. Nearly a hundred exclusive and unpublished vehicles restored to the highest level, more of 200 couture pieces 7 expos and facilities for Contemporary Art. A unique place in the world that will surprise you and exceed your expectations.

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MUSEUM OF MÁLAGA

The Museum of Malaga is the most important museum institution in the province, sheltering in its funds the largest collection of artifacts and art of it.

In this museum are exposed materials from Protohistory, dated in the millennium I a.C., belonging to deposits in city-states such as Malaka and to complex societies, as gold medallion Trayamar, Greek warrior helmet the hoplita found in Malaga or amphora set of Cerro Villar. It also houses prehistoric materials of the most important sites malagueños, among which include a femur and a jaw in excellent condition, belonging to a Neanderthal individual, found in the Cave of the Boquete de Zafarraya.

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CATHEDRAL OF THE ENCARNATION OF MÁLAGA

One of the jewels of the Spanish Renaissance overlooks the sea. History, art and faith manifest together in the Basilica Cathedral Holy Church of the Incarnation in Malaga.

Its rich history comes from the Great Mosque on which it was built. From there, the result of their different construction stages and styles make it a majestic Renaissance-Baroque cathedral with Gothic vocation.

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Atarazanas Market

Classic covered market with food products and snack bars on a colorful atmosphere.

Atarazanas market is the place where a nazaríes shipyards were arranged in the fourteenth century after the Christian conquest of the city were used as storage, arsenal, military hospital and barracks.

In 1868 the Revolutionary Board requested its demolition to give work "to the poor classes", although it not conducted until 1870, approving the same year the project of the municipal architect Joaquín Rucoba for new market, later called Alfonso XII.

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Port of Malaga

Protected by a natural bay and situated in the south of the Iberian Peninsula, in the western Mediterranean, the port of Malaga has become the second cruise port Peninsula and is often visited by the major shipping in the world and a continuous flow of goods, passengers and cruises. It is also fishing port where you can perform various water activities.

Not in vain, Malaga has the most modern maritime stations nationwide.

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CONSTITUTION PLAZA

The Constitution Square has been the heart of Malaga's life from the time of the reconquest, in which the square was called Cuatro Calles. He has also had other names like Plaza Mayor until 1812 renamed the Constitution.
Here they have been located to the city of Malaga 1869, the House of the Corregidor, the jail, the audience, the convent of the Augustinian, even other tourist attractions such as the Economic Society of Friends of the Country.

Since the fifteenth century has been the public and political space of the city par excellence.

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MARQUÉS DE LARIOS STREET

Calle Larios is the nucleus of the economic and commercial activity of the old town. Both this road and most of those that come together in it are pedestrianized and have a large number of shops. They have a lively day and night life in their bars, terraces, pubs and discos.

Málaga Fair is unique held during the morning in the streets of the historic center, which it makes the area during these dates garnish.

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BOTANICAL GARDEN

In the botanical garden the plant collections are organized under scientific criteria: aquatic plants, prehistoric, insectivorous, african… The upper stretch of the historic garden is covered by forest and the route of the viewpoints, both with native plants. In the southern part lies collection of cactuses and succulents, the subtropical fruit and historical limonar.

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PROMENADE

On the Antonio Banderas Promenade there is the possibility of practicing countless sports: cycling, football, volleyball… There is also a large number of beach bars and restaurants where you can enjoy the views, with the possibility of renting umbrellas, Balinese hammocks or beds. We will find the Statue of the Espetero, as well as monoliths in honor of different actors or the symbol of the Malaga Spanish Film Festival.

The Antonio Machado Promenade is next to the previous one, a 4 km from the city, between La Misedicordia and San Andrés.

El Pedregal is located in the heart of the fishing district of Pedregalejo, one of the liveliest walks around the Malaga coast, where you can enjoy its many "bars" located on the beach.

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