The Alcazaba of Málaga is a fortification in Malaga, Spain. The fort was built in the 11th century during the reign of the Hammudid Dynasty. It is considered one of the best-preserved Alcazaba in Spain. Some of the fort was built using materials from local Roman ruins. The fort was built on a hill overlooking the port, it consists of two walled enclosures; the outer citadel and the inner citadel. Both the inner and outer citadels have been well kept over the years both seeing a number of restorations and that is no surprise as it is seen as one of the landmarks of the city.
The Alcazaba is around a 15-minute walk away from the closest train station ‘Malaga Centre Mall’. The best way to get there is by taking the bus, the 4, 19 and N1 all stop close by.
Opening Times and Admission
In the summer (April to October), the fort is open from 9am-8pm daily. In the winter (November to March, the fort is open from 9am-6pm daily. The entrance fee is set at 3.50 euros. Audio guides are available for an added fee.