Malaga is one of those cities that leaves you amazed the first time you see it. Not only is it a town full of life, but you will find a great cultural heritage in every corner.

What to see in Malaga?

If you have been thinking about taking a trip for some time, but you still don’t know where, let us explain to you some of the things to see in Malaga city.

1) The Alcazaba of Malaga

One of the best known and most visited tourist attractions. It was built in the eleventh century by the Arabs, being the home of their rulers, plus a huge fortress that served as a shield in case they suffered an attack from the Catholics.

2) Gibralfaro Castle

Once you have visited the Alcazaba, you will be able to access the castle on foot along a path where you will enjoy fantastic views. This tourist emblem of the city was built in the 14th century and has a lighthouse and a barracks where the soldiers used to stay.

Alcazaba Malaga
Teatro Romano Málaga

3) Roman Theatre

Its construction dates from the first century, being considered the oldest settlement that can be found in the city. It was used as a theatre before being converted into a cemetery. Its stones were used for the construction of the Alcazaba.

4) Cathedral

Not only will you enjoy fantastic views, but it is one of the best places to visit. Construction began in the 16th century on the remains of the old mosque. You will notice that it only has one bell tower, because its construction took 200 years, but it had to be broken into because there were not enough funds. Inside you can see the decorated ceiling or the beautiful stained glass windows.

How to save time on your travel to Malaga?

One thing to consider is that, if you want to make the most of your trip, you should consider renting a car in Malaga to make the most of your time.

The easiest thing for those people who arrive by plane is to rent a car at Malaga airport, wasting as little time as possible and allowing you to start your trip as soon as you set foot on land.