Malaga is the sixth most populated city in Spain. It was originally founded by the Phoenicians in the 8th century BC. this makes it one of the oldest cities in Europe. We show you some of the monuments of Malaga full of history that you should know.


The building is one of the best examples of Spanish religious art: located on the remains of other cultural samples such as the primitive Almohad mosque.

C/ Molina Lario, 9

Tel. 952 22 03 45


This Castle, built in the 14th century to house the troops and protect the Alcazaba, is today one of the most visited moments in Malaga where you can walk through its walls with impressive views of Malaga, or enter its Interpretation Center to get to know his story.

Camino de Gibralfaro, 11

Tel. 952 22 72 30


The Roman Theater of Malaga is one of the living symbols of Roman Hispania in the city. Built in the time of Augustus, in the 1st century after Christ, it remained in use until the 3rd century. Numerous materials such as ashlars, columns and carved stones were used for the construction of the Alcazaba.

C/ Alcazabilla, 8

Tel. 951 50 11 15


This fortress palace whose name in Arabic means citadel is one of the historical monuments of the city, a very visited space for combining history and beauty in the same place. Built between 1057 and 1063 according to Muslim historians at the request of the Berber Taifa king of Granada, Badis.

C/ Alcazabilla, 2

Tel. 952 22 72 30


Built in the 19th century, the English Cemetery is the first Protestant cemetery erected in Spain. The cemetery houses the graves of important figures in the economic, social and cultural life of Malaga. One of the first was Robert Boyd, a young liberal Irishman who accompanied General Torrijos.

Avenida de Pries, 1

Tel. 952 22 35 52


La Farola, in addition to being one of the two Spanish lighthouses that has a female name, is a recurring element in Malaga's iconography. Very appreciated by the people of Malaga, it was born in the 19th century, finishing its construction in 1816 in the time of Fernando VII.

Paseo de la Farola, 19



The Historic Cemetery of San Miguel is located in the Capuchinos neighborhood, it was built according to the design of the architect Mitjana, being blessed in 1810 and completed in 1829. In a neoclassical style, it is one of the most important monumental cemeteries in Spain.

Plaza Patrocinio, 3

Tel. 952 25 08 56


Made in the 18th century, it is a great work of engineering to improve the city's water supply. Located in the Ciudad Jardín district, it was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest since it is considered one of the most important hydraulic works in Spain of its century.

Carretera Nacional, 331. Km. 157



The “La Malagueta” bullring was inaugurated on June 11, 1876 with a bullfight in which the mythical bullfighter Rafael Molina “Lagartijo” fought, among others.

The work of Joaquín Rucoba, also the author of the Atarazanas Market, is in the neo-Mudejar style.

Paseo de Reding, 8

Tel. 952 06 98 23


The Santo Domingo bridge, popularly known as Puente de los Alemanes, has its origin in a gift from the German people to the city of Malaga for their help in the wreck of the German ship Gneisenau.

Puente de Santo Domingo, 1



This bronze sculpture, made by the Malaga artist Jaime Fernández Pimentel in 1968, represents a popular character from Malaga, the Cenachero, who sold fish through the streets of the city maintaining the balance between the two dishes of cenachos, hence its name. .

Plaza de la Marina



Built in cast iron, it is the work of the engineer José María Sánchez. It was installed in the 19th century in the Alameda Principal, then in the Plaza de la Marina and finally at the end of the Paseo del Parque, in the Plaza del General Torrijos, where it is currently located.

Plaza del General Torrijos, 2



Manuel Domingo Larios y Larios, promoter of the most important street in the city that bears his surname, has fixed his gaze on this busy thoroughfare since 1899, the year in which the Malaga City Council erected this monument in his honor.


Alameda Principal, 1



In the center of the Plaza de la Merced you can find the most important urban civil monument of the 19th century, which was designed by the municipal architect Rafael Mitjana in honor of General Torrijos.

Plaza de la Merced, 25



The sculpture by the British Tony Cragg "Points of view" is the first work by this renowned author to be permanently exhibited on public roads. It is located at the confluence of Calle Larios and Calle Strachan.


C/ Strachan, 7


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