Malaga Photo Gallery - Part 3 (Alcazaba)

Built in the 11th century on a Roman bastion, the Alcazaba is a typical Moorish fortified palace with 3 layers of walls to maximize its protection. The structure sits along a hillside overlooking the city and the sea.

It was the middle of the day, with the sun at full blast. Although there was a cool sea breeze, the sun's rays proved too strong for visitors to explore out in the open.

The ascent is very walkable, with well-defined paths and steps that gradually rose above the city.

The palace is landscaped with gardens, irrigation features, and shaded by trees. Despite the intense sun, it would still be comfortable to sit down in the shade to enjoy a drink and a book.

With its location above the city, the views are obviously good. The palace has areas that open to 3 sides, offering a panoramic view of Malaga.

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