Attractions

Top Choice Cathedral in Málaga

Catedral de Málaga

Málaga’s cathedral was started in the 16th century on the site of the former mosque. Of the mosque, only the Patio de los Naranjos survives, a small courtyard of fragrant orange trees.Inside, the fabulous domed ceil…
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Alcazaba

No time to visit Granada’s Alhambra? Then Málaga’s Alcazaba can provide a taster. The entrance is next to the Roman amphitheatre, from where a meandering path climbs amid lush greenery: crimson bougainvillea, lofty …
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Museo Picasso Málaga

The Museo Picasso has an enviable collection of 204 works, 155 donated and 49 loaned to the museum by Christine Ruiz-Picasso (wife of Paul, Picasso’s eldest son) and Bernard Ruiz-Picasso (his grandson), and includes…
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Centre Pompidou Málaga

Opened in 2015 in the port, this offshoot of the Paris Pompidou Centre is housed in a low-slung modern building crowned by a playful multicoloured cube. The permanent exhibition includes the extraordinary Ghost, by …
Castle in Málaga

Castillo de Gibralfaro

One remnant of Málaga’s Islamic past is the craggy ramparts of the Castillo de Gibralfaro, spectacularly located high on the hill overlooking the city. Built by Abd ar-Rahman I, the 8th-century Cordoban emir, and la…
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Museo Ruso de Málaga

This offshoot of the Russian State Museum in St Petersburg opened in 2015 in a former 1920s tobacco factory. It is dedicated to Russian art from the 16th to 20th centuries, featuring works by Ilya Repin, Wassily Kan…
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MAUS

The antithesis of Málaga's prestigious world-class art museums is refreshingly down-to-earth MUES (Málaga Arte Urbano en el Soho) a grassroots movement originally born from an influx of street artists to the area. T…
Museum in Málaga

Museo Automovilístico Málaga

Housed in a former tobacco factory, petrol heads and fashionistas will love this museum which combines the history of the automobile with 20th-century fashion from style gurus such as Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and …
Museum in Málaga

Museo de Málaga

The Museum of Málaga opened in 2015. It includes an archaeological-history section with reproductions of wall paintings found in Nerja caves and a magnificent 1.7m sculpture of a Roman soldier dating to the 2nd cent…
Museum in Málaga

Museo del Vidrio y Cristal

This enthralling museum is housed in an 18th-century palatial house, complete with three central patios, in a charmingly dilapidated part of town. Aesthetically restored by aristocratic owner and historian Gonzalo F…