Malaga is a coastal city in the Southern part of Spain which is both welcoming and intriguing to travellers and tourists from visiting from all around the world. It is considered to be one of the most loved city’s in Spain and that is not only due to its cultural, phenomenal presence of history and people, but also the hospitality thereof, which provides an even bigger source of welcoming to the city at large.
When in Malaga, Where Do You Go?
For an innovative and cultural experience that you won’t forget, the following attractions and places in Malaga is a definite must-visit. If you’re a local, you have probably seen it all, but if you’re a tourist when in Malaga, be sure to see it all.
As one of the city’s most historical and beautiful attractions, Alcazaba is considered to be an important symbol of historic military architecture. The citadel was built in the 11th century by a group referred to as the Hammudid dynasty and is built on top of a hill, right in the centre of the city. Visiting Alcabaza will allow you to experience exceptional views from every angle of the city. If you have an interest in history, then Alcazaba is definitely a must-visit.
Considered to be a shopper’s dream, all in the centre of Malaga, Calle Larios is situated in the city’s most renowned street, the Marquis of Larios and includes every element of the textile industry in the 1900’s. If you love shopping, this is the place to be when in Malaga.
Since Picasso is known as one of the world’s greatest artists, it’s without a doubt as to why a museum that is dedicated to displaying his paintings, in the city he was born, is such an important place to visit if you’d like to experience Malaga at its best. With Picasso’s influence and the museum being built in 1881, the city is most definitely nothing without its element of art.
The Roman Theatre
Now, you might be thinking, Spanish country with an Italian influence? Well, what about the Spanish steps situated in Rome? With a somewhat similar taste in culture, history and appreciation of one of each others countries, the Roman theatre is considered one beautiful sight to see. It is the oldest monument in Malaga and was built under the ruling of Emperor Augustus in the 1st century BC. It was operated up until the 3rd century and till this day is displayed in ruins, even though a quarry was added in the 1700’s. Nevertheless, it’s a magnificent sight to see.
Since European countries are known for their historic churches and most commonly, their cathedrals, Spain hits the spot with one amazing 276-feet high cathedral. It was built between 1528 and 1782 and is a Roman Catholic temple which was constructed on top of an old mosque due to conquering a war in Arab territory. When visiting, one can experience the cathedral with a tour and food tasting, all while experiencing the unique culture of the Spaniards.