Malaga Landmarks and Monuments

(Malaga, Costa del Sol, Spain)

View of Malaga's La AlcazabaMany historical churches and structures have become important landmarks and monuments in central Malaga, adding a certain character to the city. With both a Muslim and Roman heritage, one of Malaga's most ancient landmarks is the 9th-century fortress of La Alcazaba, which is well-preserved.

Other notable landmarks in Malaga include the Gibralfaro Castle (Castillo de Gibralfaro) - which was built in the 1300s, and Malaga Cathedral (La Catedral) - a magnificent building situated in the heart of the city.

Grounds of Malaga's La Alcazaba photo

La Alcazaba

Address: Alcazabilla, Malaga, 29015, Costa del Sol, Spain
Tel: +34 952 22 0043
Situated in the Old Town district of Malaga, La Alcazaba was originally a Muslim palace / fortress dating back to the early 9th century. Highlights here include Roman excavations, scenic gardens and a small museum.
Open hours: Tuesday to Friday - 09:30 to 13:30, 17:00 to 20:00, Saturday and Sunday - 10:00 to 14:00
Admission: free

Scenery of Malaga seen from the Castillo de Gibralfaro

Castillo de Gibralfaro (Gibralfaro Castle)

Address: Cerro de Gibralfaro, Malaga, 29016, Costa del Sol, Spain
The impressive 14th-century Castillo de Gibralfaro can be found in the La Victoria district of Malaga. As well as a small museum, visitors can explore the ruins and enjoy the stunning harbour and city views.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Admission: free

View of La Catedral, Malaga

La Catedral (Malaga Cathedral)

Address: Santa Maria, Malaga, 29015, Costa del Sol, Spain
Tel: +34 952 21 5917
La Catedral, standing in the city centre of Malaga, dates back to the 16th century. This grand cathedral was built on the former site of the main mosque and features a wealth of paintings, wooden choir stalls and impressive Spanish Renaissance architecture.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:00 to 18:45
Admission: free

Iglesia de La Salud (La Salud Church)

Address: Compania, 4, Malaga, 29008, Costa del Sol, Spain
Tel: +34 952 21 3456
The 17th-century Iglesia de La Salud is located in the old town district of Malaga and has many striking features.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free

Photo of Iglesia de San Pedro in central Malaga

Iglesia de San Pedro (San Pedro Church)

Address: Avenida de La Aurora, Malaga, 29006, Costa del Sol, Spain
Tel: +34 952 32 4916
This impressive church, built in the early 17th century, is situated in the business district of central Malaga. Iglesia de San Pedro has many interesting features and there is also a museum nearby.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 14:00, 17:00 to 21:00
Admission: free

Iglesia del Sagrario (Sagrario Church)

Address: Santa Maria, Malaga, 29015, Costa del Sol, Spain
Iglesia del Sagrario, located in the old town district of Malaga, features an excellent example of Isabelline Gothic art.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:30 to 12:30, 18:00 to 19:30
Admission: free