Contact details

Calle Alcazabilla, 2
29012  Málaga, Malaga  (Andalusia)
Tel.:+34 630932987
Fax.:+34 952227230



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This Arab palace-fortress was built in the 11th century by King Badis of Granada. It is perfectly adapted to the contours of the land, and takes maximum advantage of the elevation of a hill. It is made up of two concentric spaces: the outside part is on the lower level, and the inner part houses the palace.

  • Construction: Arab citadel
  • Artistic period: Arab
  • Historic period: 11th century
  • Setting: Roman Theatre

Practical information


  • From Apr 01 to Oct 31
  • From Monday to Sunday From 09:00 to 20:00
  • From Nov 01 to Mar 30
  • From Monday to Sunday From 09: to 18:00

Closed: 1 January, 24, 25 and 31 December.


  • General: €2,20
  • Reduced: €0,60
  • Niños de 6 a 16 años, estudiantes, jubilados, familias numerosas y residentes en Málaga).
  • Admission free Domingos a partir de las 14 h.


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