30 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 30 sights are available in Málaga, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Málaga

1. Centre Pompidou Málaga

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The Pompidou Málaga center is a headquarters of the National Center for Art and Culture Georges Pompidou de France located in the space called the Cube in the Spanish city of Malaga. This is the first headquarters of the Pompidou Paris center outside. It was inaugurated on March 28, 2015 by the president of the Government of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, and the Minister of Culture of France, Fleur Pellerin.

Wikipedia: Centro Pompidou de Málaga (ES), Website, Url

2. Iglesia de Santiago

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The Church of Santiago Apostle is a Catholic Christian temple located in the Andalusian city of Malaga (Spain). His style an exponent of two artistic moments of vital importance, the Gothic-mudéjar of the beginnings, with a clear symbiosis between the art of Christian reconquers and the Islamic population, and the hatching of the Baroque of the early eighteenth century, which produces In this building a strong building renovation corresponding to the new mentality. In this church the artist Pablo Picasso was baptized on November 10, 1881.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de Santiago Apóstol (Málaga) (ES), Heritage Website

3. Museo de Málaga

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The Museo de Málaga is a museum in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain. Formed in 1973, it brought together the former Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, born in 1913, and Museo Arqueológico Provincial, born in 1947. As of 2010, the museum remains institutionally divided into two "sections" corresponding to the older museums. There are slightly over 2,000 pieces in the Fine Arts collection and over 15,000 in the Archeology collection. The museum opened to the public in December 2016, becoming the biggest museum in Andalusia and the 5th in Spain.

Wikipedia: Museo de Málaga (EN), Website

4. Catedral de Málaga

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Catedral de Málaga 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), Website, Url

5. Monumento a Torrijos

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

Wikipedia: Monumento a Torrijos (ES)

6. 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.

Wikipedia: Alcazaba of Málaga (EN), Url

7. 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)

8. Ecomuseo Lagar de Torrijos

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The Torrijos wine press, also known as Casa Benefique as the grounds of this now disappeared house are currently included in the estate, is an example of the characteristic winery of the Montes de Málaga, dedicated almost exclusively to wine. It is a magnificent example of the habitat of the Montes de Málaga that emerged during the agricultural and bourgeois expansion of the first half of the nineteenth century, associated with a small agricultural plot, where vines were cultivated and grapes were transformed into wine, and whose owners or tenants did not directly market this product, but sold it to the large wineries of the city of Malaga for marketing.

Wikipedia: Lagar de Torrijos (ES), Website

9. La Concepcion Historical-Botanical Gardens

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

The Historical Botanical Garden La Concepción is a garden of English landscaping style with over a hundred and fifty years of history. Located in the district of Ciudad Gardín, the northern entrance of the city of Malaga, it is one of the few gardens with subtropical climate plants that exist in Europe. [quote required] It has over fifty thousand plants, of two thousand tropical, subtropical and indigenous species, highlighting the collection with over 100 different species of palm trees, bamboos, aquatic plants and its historical garden.

Wikipedia: Jardín botánico La Concepción (ES)

10. Museo Aeronáutico de Málaga

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The Aeronautical Museum of Malaga, also known as the Airport Museum, Navigation, and Air Transport of Malaga or Aeromuseo, is located in the original passenger terminal of the Malaga-Costa del Sol airport, next to the general aviation terminal. This terminal was disused after the modern expansion of the airport from the second half of the twentieth century, thanks to tourism on the Costa del Sol. It is located next to the Malaga airport and the San Miguel beer factory, in the Churriana district , 8 km from the center of Malaga.

Wikipedia: Museo Aeronáutico de Málaga (ES)

11. Parque Arquitecta María Eugenia Candau

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Parque Arquitecta María Eugenia Candau

The Forest Park of La Laguna de la Barrera "María Eugenia Candau Ramila" also known as "Laguna de la Barrera" is an artificial lagoon located in the Teatinos-University District of the city of Malaga (Spain), along with a of the three electric generators of the city. Specifically, it is located within the limits of the El Tejar neighborhood, near the Santa Inés and the Atabal neighborhood. It has green areas and paths in its surroundings and has a dimension of 14,850 cubic meters.

Wikipedia: Laguna de la Barrera (ES)

12. Muelle Uno

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Muelle UnoAdrian Scottow from London, England / CC BY-SA 2.0

Pier One is an outdoor shopping centre and a dock located in the port of Malaga. The complex has become one of the major commercial referents of Malaga capital. In Pier One is a megayate navy, the Pompidou Center and commercial establishments such as Lacoste, Hugo Boss or Primor and restoration such as Burger King, KFC or 100 Montaditos. Near Pier One is also the Palm of Surprises, Malaga Park and the Farola. It has an underground parking lot with 1050 spaces.

Wikipedia: Muelle Uno (ES), Website

13. 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 as part of a government programme of plants located on the coast entrusted to the National Institute of Industry, which built at the same time the now defunct ones in Almeria and Cadiz. The entry into operation of the one in Malaga 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), Heritage Website

14. Contemporary Art Museum of Malaga

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The Center of Contemporary Art in Malaga is a cultural initiative of the Municipality of Malaga, which aims to disseminate the plastic arts of the 20th and 21st century. The former Market of Mayorists in Malaga, a building declared Good of cultural interest and center of the center, has 6000 m² of total area, of which 2400 are destined for exhibitions. CAC Malaga was officially opened on 17 February 2003 and opened to the public on 23 February 2003.

Wikipedia: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga (ES)

15. Parque de Huelin

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Parque de Huelin

The Huelin Park is a public park in the city of Malaga, located between the neighborhoods of Huelin and Garden de la Abadía. It is one of the great green lungs of the city and one of the best known parks. It is equipped for the walk and contains a children's area and another for dogs. It has lakes and unique architectural elements such as a lighthouse. It has an area of 32,000 m² of landscaped zone and more than 700 trees of different species.

Wikipedia: Parque de Huelin (ES)

16. Museo Automovilístico de Málaga

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The Automobile and Fashion Museum of Malaga is a museum dedicated to the automotive and fashion industry located in the old building of the Royal Tobacco Factory in the Spanish city of Malaga. The idea for its creation arose in 2007 and is considered a place dedicated to art, culture and entertainment. The museum has 6000 square meters with a collection of vehicles and fashion. In addition, it has a national and international presence.

Wikipedia: Museo Automovilístico de Málaga (ES)

17. Centro de Ciencia Principia

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The "Principia" science center is an interactive museum of science of the Andalusian city of Malaga, Spain. Among its objectives is to favor scientific and technological dissemination. It is located on Luis Buñuel Avenue of the Palma-Palmilla district, near the La Rosaleda stadium, the headquarters of the South newspaper and the Paseo de Martiricos. Every month free astronomical observations are made with prior reservation.

Wikipedia: Centro de Ciencia Principia (ES), Website

18. Iglesia de Santo Domingo

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The Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán in Málaga, popularly known as the Convent of Santo Domingo, is a temple dating from the 15th century, built after the Christian conquest and originally located outside the walls of the medieval city. It is only a part of the convent complex that occupied the block located in the northern area of the El Perchel neighborhood, on the right bank of the Guadalmedina River.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de Santo Domingo de Guzmán (Málaga) (ES)

19. Ermita de Zamarrilla

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The Hermitage of Zamarrilla, sometimes called simply Zamarrilla hermitage, is a temple of small Catholic Christian dimensions located in the limits of the neighborhoods of El Perchel and La Trinidad, of the city of Malaga. It is based on the brotherhood of Zamarrilla. This is a work of the 18th century by the architects Felipe Pérez Conde and Felipe Pérez "the youngest".

Wikipedia: Ermita de Zamarrilla (ES), Website

20. 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. Designed by the engineer Joaquín María Pery y Guzmán, its construction was completed in 1817, and it was then located at the entrance to the Port of Malaga. The Malaga Lighthouse is a symbol of the city and gives its name to the promenade where it is located.

Wikipedia: La Farola de Málaga (ES), Url

21. Museo Félix Revello de Toro

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The Revelllo de Toro Museum, located in the Pedro de Mena house-workshop, is a gall of the city of Malaga, Spain. It is located on Cister Street, in the historic center of the city, in which it was Pedro de Mena's home during his stay in Malaga. As the name implies, the museum is dedicated to the Malaga painter Félix Revello de Toro.

Wikipedia: Museo Revello de Toro (ES), Website

22. Iglesia de Santa María del Sagrario

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Iglesia de Santa María del Sagrario Maxim.Fotos / CC BY-SA 2.0

The parish of the Sagrario is a temple located in the city of Malaga, Spain. It is a church built between the 15th and 18th centuries, located in the historic centre, in Santa María Street. It is Isabeline Gothic style and contains a silver altarpiece. It was one of the four parishes erected by the Catholic Kings.

Wikipedia: Parroquia del Sagrario (Málaga) (ES)

23. 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)

24. Jardín Histórico La Cónsula

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The historical garden La Consula is a botanical garden of 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, the headquarters of the School of Hospitality of Malaga houses in its enclosure.

Wikipedia: Jardín histórico La Cónsula (ES)

25. Parque del Oeste

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The West Park is a 74 000 m² park located in Malaga next to La Paz and Santa Paula neighborhood in the Carretera District of Cadiz and next to the beach. It was opened in 1992 and since its opening it has become a very popular place in Malaga where to spend the day.

Wikipedia: Parque del Oeste (Málaga) (ES), Website

26. Soho Theater

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

Wikipedia: Teatro del Soho (ES), Website

27. Iglesia de Santa María Reina y Madre

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The Oratory of Santa María Reina and Mother is a Catholic Christian temple, located in the historic center of the city of Malaga, Spain. The temple was built in 2008 and consecrated on November 1, 2008 as the headquarters of the brotherhood of sorrows.

Wikipedia: Oratorio de Santa María Reina y Madre (ES)

28. Fuente de la Ninfa de la Caracola

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The Nymph of the Conch is a statue and cast iron fountain located in a roundabout in the park of the Spanish city of Malaga, and which receives the nickname of "La Muñeca" (The Doll) because it was located near some corralones that bore that name.

Wikipedia: Ninfa de la Caracola (ES), Website

29. Fuente de las Tres Gitanillas

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The source of the Three Gitanillas is a regionalist style monument that occupies the central place of the Plaza del Poeta Manuel Alcántara in the Spanish city of Malaga. It was designed in 1959 and its construction ended in 1960.

Wikipedia: Fuente de las Tres Gitanillas (ES), Website

30. Iglesia del Santo Cristo de la Salud

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The Church of the Blessed Christ of Health is a Church of the Catholic cult located in the Andalusian city of Malaga, Spain. This building dates from the 16th and 17th centuries and was built by the Society of Jesus.

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


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