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Top Choice Museum in Málaga

Museo Picasso Málaga

This unmissable museum in the city of Picasso’s birth provides a solid overview of the great master and his work, although, surprisingly, it only came to fruition in 2003 after over 50 years of planning. The 200-plu…
Top Choice Tapas in Málaga

El Mesón de Cervantes

Cervantes started as a humble tapas bar run by expat Argentine Gabriel Spatz but has now expanded into four bar-restaurants (each with a slightly different bent), all within a block of each other. This one is the HQ…
Top Choice Flamenco in Málaga

Kelipe

There are many flamenco clubs springing up all over Andalucía, but few are as soul-stirring as Kelipe. Not only are the musicianship and dancing of the highest calibre but also the talented performers create an inti…
Top Choice Cathedral in Málaga

Catedral de Málaga

Málaga’s elaborate 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 …
Top Choice Castle in Málaga

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 …
Top Choice Fusion in Málaga

Óleo

Located at the city's contemporary-art museum with white-on-white minimalist decor, Óleo provides diners with the unusual choice of Mediterranean or Asian food, with some subtle combinations such as duck breast with…
Top Choice Teahouse in Málaga

La Tetería

There are numerous teterías in Málaga, but only one La Tetería. While it's less Moorish than some of its more atmospheric brethren, it still sells a wide selection of fruity teas, backed by a range of rich cakes. Al…
Gardens in Málaga

Jardín Botánico Histórico La Concepción

These exotic gardens were conceived in the mid-19th century by the Loring-Heredia clan, a noble family of railway builders and bankers who bequeathed the city its weighty archaeological collection (now on display in…
Museum in Málaga

Museo Automovilístico Málaga

Women's fashion and old cars might seem like weird bedfellows, but they’re an inspired combo when viewed through the prism of this slightly out-of-the-box museum in Málaga’s erstwhile tobacco factory. The museum jux…
Museum in Málaga

Museo de Málaga

Reopened in Málaga’s neoclassical Palacio de Aduana in December 2016 following a full renovation, this museum houses art and archaeological collections. The 1st-floor fine-arts collection, kept in storage for nearly…