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Do you want to visit impressive attractions? You’re looking for the most famous shopping miles or enchanting boutiques for the perfect shopping trip? Or you’re interested in fascinating buildings of art and culture? We’ve compiled a selection for you.

  • Alcazaba

    Impressive fortress
    The Alcazaba was built in the 11th century. The stone citadel and its eleven towers sits atop the city like a throne and draws visitors to see its architectural uniqueness. The palatial fortress is built on several levels at different heights divided into various fortification rings. The garden is especially lovely with numerous fountains. Right at the entrance there is also a Roman amphitheatre, which was discovered by accident while removing stone for construction of the citadel.
    Calle Alcazabilla, 2
    Malaga 29012
    +34 630 93 29 87
  • Catedral de la Encarnación de Málaga

    The 16th century Malaga Cathedral with its single tower looks a little unusual; the tower's twin was left undone due to lack of funding. The Gothic and Renaissance elements of the cathedral interior have been maintained and the carved wooden choir benches date back to the 17th century. Visitors will get the best outdoor view of the cathedral from the square on the Calle Cister, where cosy terrace cafés encourage guests to linger.
    Calle Molina Lario, 9
    Malaga 29015
    +34 952 21 59 17
  • Castillo de Gibralfaro

    Ruins atop Mount Gibralfaro
    The way to the ruins of this Moorish fortress takes visitors up a steep footpath or along the Calle Mundo Nuevo. The Castillo was built in the 15th century and painstakingly restored. Today visitors to the fortress and the ramparts are rewarded with a fantastic view of the coastline – especially at sunset. You might consider enjoying a coffee at the Hotel Parador.
    Malaga 29016
    +34 952 22 72 30
  • Cállate la Boca

    Bright colours, cool design. This little Spanish franchise from San Sébastien is known for its crazy T-shirts, sweaters and sleepwear. There are also funny cartoon designs for adults and kids, unusual decorative items, original rugs and bath mats and colourful kitchen clocks.
    Calle Granada, 48
    Malaga 29015
    +34 952 22 63 14
  • Ultramarinos Zoilo

    This nostalgic, family-run delicatessen near the Plaza de la Merced has been around since the fifties. Their selection is highly diverse, with enormous wheels of delicious Manchego cheese, chorizo (Spanish salami) in different degrees of spiciness, cold cuts and naturally the numero uno speciality: Serrano ham. The ham is hung over the main counter where it can carefully ripen and develop its intensive flavour. You're allowed to sample.
    Calle Granada, 65
    Malaga 29015
    +34 952 21 24 65
  • La Recova

    Antique and browsing paradise
    This enormous treasure trove is locate right in the old city centre. There are actually two large areas. Antiques like rustic cabinets and chairs with carved backs stand alongside classic bicycles, wicker baskets and bowls, brass-framed mirrors and nostalgic clothing. You'll also find handcrafts, pottery, paintings, jewellery and woven rugs. Take your time to browse and you're sure to find a couple of souvenirs of your time in Malaga.
    Pasaje Nuestra Señora de los Dolores de San Juan, 5
    Malaga 29005
    +34 952 21 67 94
  • Museo del Vidrio y Cristal

    Glass and crystal objects
    This private collection focuses primarily on glass and crystal objects. It also features antique furniture, priceless rugs, Pre-Raphaelite glass from the 19th century, Byzantine glass from the 6th and 7th centuries, and exquisite Lalique and Murano glass from Venice. Classical and jazz music concerts frequently take place here at the museum. Closed Mondays.
    Plazuela Santísimo Cristo de la Sangre, 2
    Malaga 29012
    +34 952 22 02 71
  • Museo Carmen Thyssen

    Spanish and Andalusian art
    Directly in the old town of Malaga you'll find the Museo Carmen Thyssen. Housed in a stylishly renovated 16th century palace, the museum offers visitors a comprehensive exhibition of primarily Spanish and Andalusian works from the 19th century, as well as paintings from some of the most extraordinary artists in the country such as Joaquín Sorollay Bastida and Francisco de Zurbarán. The temporary exhibits also focus on 19th century art. Closed Mondays.
    Calle Compañía, 10
    Malaga 29008
    +34 902 30 31 31
  • Museo Picasso

    Impressive collection
    The most award-winning museum in the city is without a doubt the Museo Picasso. The paintings on exhibit were donated by members of the Picasso family and give visitors some insight into his development as an artist: from the Blue and Rose Periods to Cubism and beyond. The museum is housed in a former palace where Roman and Moorish artefacts were discovered during renovation and are now on display in the exhibits. Travelling exhibitions regularly take place here as well.
    Calle San Agustín, 8
    Malaga 29015
    +34 952 12 76 00