20 Sights in Málaga, Spain (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Málaga, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 20 sights are available in Málaga, Spain.

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1. Centre Pompidou Málaga

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The Centre Pompidou Málaga is a headquarters of the Georges Pompidou National Center of Art and Culture of France located in the space called El Cubo in the Spanish city of Malaga. This is the first headquarters of the Centre Pompidou Paris abroad. It was inaugurated on 28 March 2015 by the Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, and the Minister of Culture of France, Fleur Pellerin.

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2. Monumento a Torrijos

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Monumento a Torrijos weisserstier / CC BY 2.0

The Torrijos Monument is an obelisk erected in honor of José María de Torrijos y Uriarte in the Plaza de la Merced in the city of Málaga, Spain. Designed by the municipal architect Rafael Mitjana y Ardison, it is considered the most important and characteristic urban civil monument of Malaga of the nineteenth century.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Torrijos (ES)

3. Teatro Cervantes

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The Cervantes Theatre in the Spanish city of Malaga is one of the oldest scenic spaces in the capital of the Costa del Sol. It dates from 1870 and has one thousand two hundred locations. It is the main venue of the Malaga Festival

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4. Alcazaba de Málaga

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The Alcazaba is a palatial fortification in Málaga, Spain, built during the period of Muslim-ruled Al-Andalus. The current complex was begun in the 11th century and was modified or rebuilt multiple times up to the 14th century. It is one of the best-preserved alcazabas in Spain. The Alcazaba is also connected by a walled corridor to the higher Castle of Gibralfaro, and adjacent to the entrance of the Alcazaba are remnants of a Roman theatre dating to the 1st century AD.

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5. Fundación Picasso Museo Casa Natal

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Fundación Picasso Museo Casa Natal

The Casa Natal Picasso Museum previously known as the Picasso Natal Casa Museum Foundation is a cultural institution based in the Spanish city of Malaga whose objective is the promotion and dissemination of the work of the painter Pablo Picasso. Created by the City of Malaga in 1988, it is located in the property of the Native House of Picasso, in the so -called Campos houses of the Plaza de la Merced. The Foundation has the following areas of action: the Natal Casa Museum, which treasures children's and relatives of the painter as well as Picassiana work and José Ruiz Blasco, his father, painter and professor at the School of Fine Arts of Malaga; A leading art collections specialized in the graphic work, drawing and ceramics of Pablo Picasso; a cultural promotion department, dedicated to organizing cultural activities, conferences and didactic activities; A documentation center, which has a library specialized in the life and work of the artist, and a department of publications in charge of the editorial work of the institution.

Wikipedia: Fundación Picasso Museo Casa Natal (ES)

6. Mesón de San Rafael

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Mesón de San Rafael

The old inn of San Rafael is a building in the city of Malaga (Spain), located in Calle Compañía. The complex is located in the vicinity of the old access gates to Malaga, in an area that historically was dedicated to hospitality, with probable origin in the Muslim funduq, having maintained, both the activity and the urban fabric, until the Modern and Contemporary Age, contributing to configure, to a large extent, the landscape of this part of the city. It is very characteristic as an inn-type of neoclassical style, whose forms refer to a classicist language, with small ornamental concessions, occupying the property inside the block.

Wikipedia: Mesón de San Rafael (ES)

7. La Concepcion Historical-Botanical Gardens

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La Concepcion Historical-Botanical Gardens paolotrabattoni.it / CC BY 2.0

The Historic Botanical Garden La Concepción is an English landscape style garden with more than one hundred and fifty years of history. Located in the Ciudad Jardín district, the northern entrance to the city of Malaga, it is one of the few gardens with subtropical climate plants that exist in Europe. [citation needed] It has more than fifty thousand plants, two thousand tropical, subtropical and native species, highlighting the collection with more than one hundred different species of palm trees, bamboos, aquatic plants and its historic garden.

Wikipedia: Jardín botánico La Concepción (ES)

8. Catedral de Santa María de la Encarnación

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Catedral de Santa María de la Encarnación mahr / CC BY 2.0

The Cathedral of Málaga is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Málaga in Andalusia in southern Spain. It is in the Renaissance architectural tradition. The cathedral is located within the limits defined by a now missing portion of the medieval Moorish walls, the remains of which surround the nearby Alcazaba and the Castle of Gibralfaro. It was constructed between 1528 and 1782, following the plans drawn by Diego de Siloe; its interior is also in Renaissance style.

Wikipedia: Málaga Cathedral (EN), Url

9. Contemporary Art Museum of Malaga

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The Contemporary Art Center of Malaga is a cultural initiative of the City of Malaga that aims to disseminate the plastic arts of the twentieth and twenty-first century. The old Wholesale Market of Malaga, a building declared of cultural interest and headquarters of the center, has 6000 m² of total area, of which 2400 are intended for exhibitions. The CAC Málaga was officially inaugurated on February 17, 2003 and opened to the public on February 23, 2003.

Wikipedia: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga (ES)

10. Chimenea de la Central Térmica de La Misericordia

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The chimney of the electricity factory or the La Misericordia Thermal Power Plant in Malaga (Spain) was built between 1957 and 1960 within a government program of plants located on the coast entrusted to the National Institute of Industry, which simultaneously raised the already disappeared of Almería and Cádiz. The entry into operation of the Malaga plant must be related to the socio-economic phenomenon of the tourist take-off of the Costa del Sol.

Wikipedia: Chimenea de la central térmica de La Misericordia (ES)

11. Sala Unicaja de Conciertos María Cristiana

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The Sala María Cristina is a music auditorium located in the city of Malaga, Spain and managed by the Unicaja Foundation. It is located in part of what was formerly the Franciscan convent of San Luis el Real. The hall has a capacity of 364 spectators. The room is located between Calle Marqués de Valdecañas and Plaza de San Francisco in the neighborhood of La Goleta in the Centro District and has a total area of more than 2322 m².

Wikipedia: Sala María Cristina (ES), Website

12. Museo de la Semana Santa

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The Museum of Holy Week in Malaga is located in the historic center of the city, in the building of the old Hospital de San Julián. It is a religious museum, opened in 2010. It is managed by the Association of Brotherhoods and exhibits a collection of pieces of the history of the brotherhoods and the Association, processions, music, crafts, imagery, oils, thrones and belongings related to Holy Week in Malaga.

Wikipedia: Museo de la Semana Santa (Málaga) (ES), Website

13. Monte Victoria

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Monte Victoria, also formerly called Cerro de San Cristóbal and popularly and informally Monte de las Tres Letras, is a mountain integrated into the Monte Victoria forest park, in the Centro district of the city of Málaga, in Andalusia, Spain. Currently, after the massive urbanization of the surroundings with luxury homes, it has lost its connection with the nearby Natural Park of the Montes de Málaga.

Wikipedia: Monte Victoria (ES)

14. La Farola de Málaga

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La Farola is a lighthouse located in the Spanish city of Malaga, in the autonomous community of Andalusia. Work of the engineer Joaquín María Pery y Guzmán, its construction ended in 1817, being then located at the entrance of the Port of Malaga. The Farola de Málaga is a symbol of the city and gives its name to the promenade where it is located.

Wikipedia: La Farola de Málaga (ES), Url

15. Cerro del Villar

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Cerro del Villar, located in the mouth of Guadalhorce river, southern Spain, was a Phoenician city founded in the ninth century BC or eighth century BC. It was abandoned possibly in 584 BC. Since 2003, there have not been any archeological excavations. Previous excavations were directed by María Eugenia Aubet.

Wikipedia: Cerro del Villar (EN)

16. Jardín Histórico La Cónsula

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The Historical Garden La Cónsula is a botanical garden in the Spanish city of Malaga. It has an area of 12.5 hectares and is located in the district of Churriana, next to the road to Alhaurín de la Torre. Since 1993 it houses in its enclosure the headquarters of the School of Hospitality of Malaga.

Wikipedia: Jardín histórico La Cónsula (ES)

17. Jardín Botánico de la Universidad de Málaga

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The University of Malaga Botanical Garden is a botanical garden covering about 2 hectares, which will be expanded on the university campus between buildings. The city of Malaga in the Spanish community of Andalusia. Administrative reliance on Malaga University (uma).

Wikipedia: Jardín botánico de la Universidad de Málaga (ES)

18. Soho Theater

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The Teatro del Soho, located in the old Alameda theater (1961-2018), is a private theater in the city of Málaga, Spain. It is located on Córdoba Street, in the Ensanche Heredia neighborhood, in the Centro district. Its owner is the Malaga actor Antonio Banderas.

Wikipedia: Teatro del Soho (ES), Website

19. Iglesia del Santo Cristo de la Salud

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The Church of Santísimo Cristo de la Salud is a church of the Catholic cult located in the Andalusian city of Málaga, Spain. This building dates from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and was built by the Society of Jesus.

Wikipedia: Iglesia del Santo Cristo de la Salud (Málaga) (ES), Website

20. Antiguo Mercado de Mayoristas

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Antiguo Mercado de Mayoristas

The old Wholesale Market of Malaga, declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1987, and designed by the Spanish architect Luis Gutiérrez Soto, has housed the Contemporary Art Center of Malaga since 2003.

Wikipedia: Mercado de Mayoristas de Málaga (ES)


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