Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga

Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga Panoramic-view

Facing the sea, Málaga is a sociable, artistic and cosmopolitan city. Málaga proudly shows visitors its revitalized city with enormous historical and cultural heritage buildings. A legacy of all the civilizations that have passed through its Bay. It would be impossible to list all the attractions of the city.  But this is our list of  the Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga. The list of our favorites places.


Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga you can not miss:


People shopping in Larios street in Malaga city centreLarios Street

All of the biggest cities of the world have a main shopping street, like the 5th Avenue in New York, the Champes Elysees in Paris, or the Paseo de Gracia in Barcelona which are famous landmarks ; Málaga has the elegant and surprising Larios street. You cannot miss walking under the awnings that decorate the city while touring the stores that fill this mythical street. This is one of the most typical Tourist Attractions in Málaga.



Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga Alcazaba and Cathedral Muslim Alcazaba

One of the most emblematic places of Málaga city, the Alcazaba, is situated at the foot of Mount Gibralfaro, one of the largest Muslim military buildings remaining in Spain. Definitely, the best is entering and crossing it every inch while getting amused. Its palaces, courtyards and fountains will take you to another era. It was home to governors, kings and nobles of the time. Don’t forget to visit its viewpoints to enjoy the best views of the city.



Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga Cathedral called La ManquitaVisit to the Málaga Cathedral, La Manquita

You can not miss paying a visit to this cultural Tourist Attractions in Málaga, the Cathedral of Málaga, La Manquita. Beyond its historical and artistic value, what is most striking is that is incomplete. Since it lacks one of its towers, hence the nickname La Manquita. Built on a large mosque, the first thing that made the Catholic Monarchs after the reconquest was to conduct a Mass to consecrate it.




Botanical garden La Concepcion in Malaga Espetos and sardins in MalagaEspetos in Pedregalejo

You can not leave Málaga without tasting the delicious espetos, and one of the best places to do it is the seaside neighborhood of Pedregalejo. No excuses : no visit to Málaga is complete if you don’t go to any of the restaurants along the waterfront and taste this typical Málaga dish made with some delicious sardines, which is the most traditional way.




Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga Botanical garden La Concepcion Jardín Botánico de la Concepción

One of the surprises that Málaga has reserved for us is the beautiful Botanical Garden La Concepción, one of the most beautiful gardens in Europe. Right outside the city is this tropical garden. Several tours are offered to discover its secrets. You will feel like a real Marquis walking among the palm groves and touring houses




Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga Pablo Picasso Birthplace Visit the birthplace of Picasso and Museum

Málaga is the city that gave birth to this universally known painter. In the old town, you can enjoy visiting the house where the Málaga artist grew up and, a few meters, you can visit the Picasso museum. Here you will discover the life and work of one of the greatest artists of our country.





Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga Gibralfaro Castle Going up to the Castle of Gibralfaro

An imperative visit to Málaga is going to the Castle of Gibralfaro, which is a real “must”. You can explore the periphery of this fortress, which for many years was totally impregnable. It is compused with 8 towers and 2 lines of walls that connected the Castle with the Alcazaba. From the top, you will enjoy a spectacular view of the city and the Bay.




Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga Quay 1 harbour costa-del-solQuay 1 and the Palm Grove of Surprises in Málaga

Harborside, you will find one of the major shopping and entertainment areas of the city. The Paseo Muelle 1 was opened in 2011, after a long period of 10 years of work It is now a gathering area for Malagueños and tourists. Here, you can take long walks along the pier, rent bikes, enjoy the place with children or spend an afternoon shopping.   Moreover, the cuisine of this area is very wide and varied.




Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga Museo-Thyssen-in-Malaga-city-centreThyssen Museum

If you like art, you can not miss the wonderful Thyssen Museum, located at Compañía 10 of Málaga. The Museum is located in a palace of the sixteenth century. It has a collection of 285 works on a journey through different genres of Spanish painting of the nineteenth century.




Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Málaga Glass-of-wine-in--bodega-Pipi-in-MalagaDinner at Bodega El Pimpi

The dozens of photos of artists and celebrities who have passed through here, which you will see upon arrival, show us the relevance of this place. The Bodega El Pimpi is possibly the most emblematic spot of Málaga. A place in which personalities like Antonio Banderas and The Duchess of Alba, have passed through its Andalusian patios and different rooms. Everyone wants to know about this place.




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