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Are you in tourism in Malaga and want to live this unique experience to the fullest? So, read on, we introduce you to the 7 monuments in Malaga that you should visit at least once in your lifeor more if you have the opportunity. The emotions you will experience before them are simply indescribable!

PS: If you live in Malaga and have not yet visited any of these monuments, you are not living the city with the intensity it deserves, so our advice is to visit them as soon as possible to renew your passion for this magical enclave.

The 7 best monuments in Malaga

1- Roman Theater:

We begin our list of list of monuments to visit in Malaga The Roman Theater has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest. Located right at the foot of the Alcazaba, it was the main symbol of Roman Hispania, hence its great importance.

It also has a modern interpretation center located next to it, It also has a modern interpretation center located next to it.The museum, from which you can learn about the customs of the time, thanks to a sophisticated technological system. As if this were not enough, we also shows are offered inside. Anyone else?

2- Málaga Cathedral:

Although the Cathedral of Malaga is popularly known as “La Manquita”, it is also known as “La Manquita”.La Manquita“its full name is “Santa Iglesia Catedral Basílica de la Encarnación “., and is possibly the most important monument of Malaga -a must-see.

Part of its importance lies in the fact that it is also one of the most valuable Renaissance one of the most valuable Renaissance monuments in Andalusia and all of Spain.It is also located in front of the Plaza del Obispo, which is another beautiful place to see in Malaga. Its tallest tower reaches 87 meters high and the cathedral dates back to 1487, it can only be described with one word: IMPRESSIVE.

3- Picasso’s Birthplace

Besides being one of the most famous monuments in Malaga, Picasso’s Birthplace is a key point for artists from all over the world, who enjoy like no one else soaking up the creative atmosphere inside.

It is located in the heart of the city, next to the Plaza de la Merced (which houses the Malaga monument we will see below). At Picasso’s Birthplace you can contemplate several of his works, as well asas well as discover his experiences and see various exhibitions and events.

4- Monument to Torrijos

The Torrijos Monument is located in the Plaza de la Merced, so it is ideal to see it before or after visiting Picasso’s house. This Malaga monument is the most important of the 19th century, since it was inaugurated in 1842.

It is so called because it is the exact spot where General Torrijos was buried. and his 48 companions shot in 1831, when they tried to promote the liberal uprising. It is a historic place to visit in Malaga, so although it is something that everyone can enjoy very much, will especially satisfy history buffs..

5- Gibralfaro Castle

The Gibralfaro Castle is actually a Muslim fortress that once had a large lighthouse on top, hence its name.

It is linked to La Alcazaba de Málaga (another of the best places to see in Malaga), so that both monuments can be visited at the same time; in addition, the union is formed by beautiful walls that descend the hills and are very nice to see. It is located in a high and privileged place from where it is possible to you can see the whole bay of Malaga (in our opinion it is one of the best views (in our opinion it is one of the best views of the whole city).

6- San Miguel Cemetery

The Cemetery of San Miguel is considered one of the most important historical-monumental cemeteries in Spain, being one of the few nineteenth-century necropolises that remain intact in our country today.

It is another place that is enjoyed in equal parts by lovers of beauty and fans of history, since its façade, chapel, pantheons and condolence rooms have been preserved intact from the time they were built between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

7- Monument to the Marquis of Larios:

This Malaga monument located in the Alameda Principal, was built in the nineteenth century, and is dedicated to the great Manuel Domingo Larios y Larios (second Marquis of Larios), who devoted much of his life to the urban and social protection of Malaga.

It is a large statue built in 1899.made in bronze on a precious marble pedestal. We don’t want to give you more details, so that you can discover its beauty and the powerful emotions it transmits in first person.

Now that you know the 7 most famous monuments of Malagawe would like to recommend the icing on the cake. And if you travel to Malaga and want to really experience what its culture means, we recommend you see a flamenco showIn Alegría, Flamenco y Gastronomía you will find the best. Come and visit us at C. Velez Malaga, 6, Malaga-East..


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