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Castillo de Gibralfaro

Camino Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 12 20 20
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“castle walls” (69 reviews)
“worth the climb” (76 reviews)
“walk up” (67 reviews)
Camino Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 12 20 20
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Castle of Gibralfaro overlook Málaga city and the Mediterranean Sea. It was constructed in the 14th century and has been used as military base till 1925. Being situated at the top of Mount Gibralfaro, it offers a great city view. You can take bus...More

Thank Peggy T
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went here late at night. To get up there, it is an extremely steep climb, not for the unfit. At night time it is really nice as it is lit up. The route up is lit but not everywhere. I decided to turn back...More

Thank rahenyman
Reviewed 4 days ago

This hotel looked great on Trip Advisor, but was a disappointment. The hotel is outdated and very little of the building is the original castle. The view was great but the rooms were outdated, and the service at the front desk was spotty. The hotel...More

Thank Matthew Scott H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this castle from the 14th Century while riding the HOHO. It stopped right in front. The castle is amazing and the views from the top are stunning. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk up hill a lot. Try...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Decided to walk up to Castillo de Gibralfaro, Well worth the strenuous climb. Stopped half way at a view point (also to catch our breath😀) and look across the beautiful city that is Malaga. Finally reached the castle. Entrance is free on Sunday's after 2pm...More

Thank Janine D
Reviewed 5 days ago

A remnant of Malaga's Islamic past is the Gibralfaro Castle. It is associated with the Alcazaba Palace, the citadel of the Islamic caliphs. We did not get a tour of this structure and only saw the castle from our cruise excursion bus.

Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In top of the city there is one of the landmarks of Malaga that you can enter and visit (ticket is cheap and worth it buying)! This monument is an old castle with the overview of all Malaga. It’s a enjoyable walk through it and...More

Thank ClaudiaAntunes11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful climb up with stunning views. I would recommend having good sensible footwear on as the cobbles a slippery even when dry and for some it may be a strenuous walk. But well worth it. Stunning 360 views and lovely architecture at the top. Again...More

Thank 601robyng
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some exercise in the fresh air and some amazing views to the entire city of Malaga. Really easy to walk back to town which is even faster than taking a bus.

Thank fatamorgana3000
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sea sparkles in the distance, and history surrounds you from the heights of Gilbralfaro Castle. Originally Phoenician, the castle was rebuilt by the Moors.

Thank Alayne S
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10 November 2017|
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Response from Vitaly S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, of cours! There is a toilet, a small cafe and nearby restaurants Enjoy
18 April 2017|
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Response from traaveller1 | Reviewed this property |
It is a LONG and STEEP winding ascent from the bottom to the top. It is actually probably easier to go up than down but as has been said, the cobblestones make the path uneven which could make pushing a buggy up quite tough... More
16 February 2017|
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Response from suzanneandpeter | Reviewed this property |
65 but you just choose the concession button on the machine. However you should have id on you showing date of birth in case anyone challenges you.