Castillo de Gibralfaro

In the city of Málaga, on a hilltop with views of the port and the Mediterranean Sea, stands the Castillo de Gibralfaro, a fortress.

The castle has had a significant historical impact on the city, and it was initially constructed in the 14th century as a military stronghold. This is a must-visit location for anybody traveling to Malaga and offers a unique fusion of history, culture, and scenic beauty.


  • Visitors can explore the ramparts, towers, and courtyards of the Castillo de Gibralfaro, which is available to the public.

Visitors to Málaga should not miss the opportunity to visit the castle. It is a well-liked location for travelers to take in the sights and sounds of Malaga because of its breathtaking views of the city and the surrounding countryside. Artifacts from the castle's history are among the numerous cultural and historic displays housed there.

  • Relax in the gardens:

The gardens are located on the castle grounds and feature various plants, trees, winding paths, benches, and other amenities. Visitors to the gardens can take a stroll along the paths, relax on a bench, or enjoy a picnic in the park.

  • Uncover artifacts of historic and cultural significance:
  1. Medieval weapons: The castle was initially built as a military fortification, and visitors may be able to see a variety of medieval weapons, including swords, shields, and armor.
  2. Historical documents: The castle is home to several historical documents, including documents related to the castle's history and the history of Málaga.
  3. Artifacts from the castle's history: Visitors may be able to see a variety of artifacts from the castle's history, including pottery, clothing, and other objects.
  4. Artistic works: The castle is home to several artistic works, including paintings, sculptures, and other works of art.
  5. Archaeological artifacts: The castle is built on the site of a former Roman settlement, and visitors may be able to see a variety of archaeological artifacts, including coins, pottery, and other objects.
  • imageDuration Required
    1 hour 30 minutes

Address of Castillo de Gibralfaro

Camino Gibralfaro s/n : Camino de Gibralfaro, 11, 29016 Malaga Spain

Opening & Closing time of Castillo de Gibralfaro

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