Some of the monuments and museums that we recommend are:
Cathedral – The Holy Church Cathedral Basilica de la Encarnación is one of the most valuable Renaissance jewels of Andalusia.
Alcazaba –It is a palatial fortification of the Muslim era, built on an earlier fortification of Phoenician-Punic origin.
Roman Theater – Archaeological remains of the theater of ancient Malacca and the main preserved vestige of the Roman presence in Malaga. It is located in the historic center of the city, at the foot of the hill of the Alcazaba.
Gibralfaro – It is a mountain of 130 meters of altitude, located in the Spanish city of Malaga, around which the Phoenicians founded the city of Malaka.
Malaga Museum – Exhibition center that accommodates the collections of two Malacitan museum institutions: the Museum of Fine Arts of Malaga and the Archaeological Museum of Malaga.
Picasso Museum – It is one of the two pinacotecas dedicated to Pablo Picasso and located in his hometown. The other is the Picasso Foundation Casa Natal Museum.
Malaga Pompidou Center – It is a headquarters of the Georges Pompidou National Center of Art and Culture of France located in the space called The Cube.
CAC – The Center for Contemporary Art in Malaga is a cultural initiative of the City of Malaga that aims to disseminate the plastic arts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Thyssen Museum – The Carmen Thyssen Museum Malaga is a pinacoteca composed of funds from the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection.
Casa Natal de Picasso – The Picasso Foundation Casa Natal Museum is a cultural institution whose objective is the promotion and dissemination of the work of the painter Pablo Picasso.
Automobile Museum – It is a museum dedicated to the automotive industry located in the old building of the Royal Tobacco Factory.
Interactive Museum of Music – It was created in 2002 and consists of more than 1.000 instruments from different eras, countries and cultures.
Glass and Crystal Museum – It is a museum of decorative arts located in the Plazuela del Santísimo Cristo de la Sangre, in the neighborhood of San Felipe Neri, in front of the church that gives its name to the neighborhood.
Revello de Toro Museum – It is a pinacoteca also known as Pedro de Mena’s house-workshop.
Municipal Heritage Museum – It is a museum of art and history designed by Federico Orellana Ortega and inaugurated in 2007.
Málaga Wine Museum – Museum located in an 18th century palace with the history, processes and culture of Málaga’s wine.
Museum of Arts and Popular Customs – It is an ethnographic museum located in the historic center of Malaga and also known as the Unicaja Museum of Popular Arts.
Other places of interest
Port of Malaga Muelle Uno
Playa de la Malagueta – This is an urban beach with dark sand located on the eastern coast of the city, between the port of Malaga and the beach of La Caleta.
Playa de la Misericordia – This is an urban beach with dark sand located on the west coast of the city, in the Carretera de Cádiz district, between the beaches of Guadalhorce and Huelin.
Parque de Malaga – Also known as Parque de la Alameda, it is a park located in the center of the city.
Plaza de toros de la Malagueta – It is the bullring of Málaga. It is located in the area that gives it its name, La Malagueta, in the Eastern District, next to the Paseo de Reding.
La Farola – It is a lighthouse made by the engineer Joaquín María Pery y Guzmán. Its construction ended in 1817, being then located at the entrance of the Port of Malaga.
Gibralfaro Viewpoint – Viewpoint located on Mount Gibralfaro, with views of the city, the sea and the sunsets. It can be accessed on foot and by bus.
Teatro Cervantes – It is one of the oldest scenic spaces of the capital of the Costa del Sol, dates from 1870 and has one thousand two hundred locations. It is the main venue of the Malaga Film Festival.
Streets and squares
Plaza de la Marina – It is a plaza in the Central District. It constitutes one of the neuralgic points of the city, since here two important axes are crossed: the Alameda Principal and the Paseo del Parque.
Plaza de la Constitucion – This is the old Plaza Mayor, located in the heart of the historic center of the city, which since the fifteenth century has been the city’s public and political space.
Plaza del Obispo – It is located opposite the main facade of the Cathedral of the Encarnacion de Malaga and the Episcopal palace of Malaga.
Plaza de la Merced – This is one of the main squares in the city center, where events and festivals are usually held.
Calle Marques de Larios – It is considered one of the most elegant 19th century streets in Spain. It has positioned itself as the fifth most expensive street in Spain in rental income, becoming one of the most desired commercial roads in Europe.