Malaga is a city and a municipality of Spain, capital of the homonymous province and located in the autonomous community of Andalusia.

With a population of 570 006 inhabitants in 2017.8 Malaga is the sixth most populated city in Spain, the second in Andalusia and the forty-sixth in the European Union, as well as the largest among those that are not regional capitals. Similarly, it is the largest and most populated coastal city in southern Spain.

Interesting streets and squares to see: Fuente de Génova, Calle San Augustin, Pasaje de Chinitas, Cortina del Muelle, Calle Marqués de Larios, Plaza del Siglo, Plaza del Cárbon, Plaza del Obispo, Plaza de la Merced, Plaza de la Marina, Plaza de la Constitución, Fuente de las Tres Gracias.




  • Alcazaba: This fortress palace whose name in Arabic means citadel is one of the historical monuments of the city, a place that is a lot visited because it is combining history and beauty in the same place. Opening hours: Summer: 09:00 h. – 20:00 h. / Winter: 09:00 h – 18:00 h (the elevator does not work on Mondays).
  • Castillo de Gibralfaro: This Castle, built in the fourteenth century to house the troops and protect the Alcazaba, is today one of the most visited moments of Malaga. You can take a tour over   its walls with breathtaking views of Malaga, or enter its Interpretation Center to know his story. Opening hours: Summer: 09:00 h. – 20:00 h. / Winter: 09:00 h – 18:00 h.
  • Cathedral: Its full name is Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación, although for the people of Málaga it is simply “the Cathedral”.The building is one of the best examples of Spanish religious art: located on the remains of other cultural samples such as the primitive Almohad mosque.Its traces began about 1,530 and was completed in the 18th century, although it is an unfinished work since it lacks the main facade and the south tower.
  • Roman Theater: The Roman Theater of Malaga is one of the living symbols of Roman Hispania in the city. It has a modern interpretation center located next to it where you can learn about the life and customs of the time through new technologies. It has also recovered its original use, offering performances inside.




  • Palacio de Buenavista – Picasso Musseum: This 16th century building with Renaissance architecture is home to the Museo Picasso. It was the residence of the Counts of Buenavista, to whom it is named. From the Royal Decree of 1913 it became the home of the Museum of Fine Arts and in 1939 it was declared as a National Monument.
  • Palacio Episcopal – Exhibition Hall: XVI-XVIII century. It is a set of buildings that are together in a wide block until the eighteenth century. It highlights the impressive baroque facade overlooking the Plaza del Obispo.
  • Palacio de Miramar: XX century. It is a work of the architect Guerrero Strachan and it opened its doors in 1926 as Prince of Asturias Hotel. In 1987 it was remodeled and for almost two decades it served as the Palace of Justice. Currently it is a five star luxury hotel which is named Hotel Miramar.
  • Palacio Villalcázar: XVIII century palace built by the first Earl of Buenavista and took its name from the Count of Villalcázar, third Earl of Buenavista to succeed his uncle who was childless. Address: Calle Cortina del Muelle 23
  • Palacio de Zea-Salvatierra: The Zea Salvatierra palace was one of the most important landmarks of Málaga in the 17th and 18th centuries. The different historical events led the palace to be the town hall during the reign of Elizabeth II. It was assaulted with the revolution of 1868. Later it served as post-office, which was remained well into the twentieth century. Currently it is privately owned. Address: Calle Cister 1.
  • Palacio de la Aduana: Although it original function was a tobacco factory it later became office and headquarters of the Provincial Council and the Prefectures: This spectacular building is now hosting the Museum of Malaga. Address: Plaza Aduana 1.
  • Palacio del Marqués de Valdeflores: Palace which was built in the eighteenth century and modified in the nineteenth that currently houses the Provincial Service for Women. It conserves an austere white marble doorway composed of cajeadas pilasters that support a simple balcony; behind the gate of the hall is a patio, that has retained its eighteenth-century arches on marble columns on three sides, and to the left opens the staircase with classical white marble balustrade. In the upper rooms some original ceilings have been conserved, as well as chimneys and some spaces of interest. Address: Calle Carretería 60.
  • Palacio del Marqués de la Sonora: A palace built in the eighteenth century by Félix Solecio, a Genoese nobleman, who moved to Malaga where he manufactured cards that were commercialized in America. Address: Calle Granada 60.



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