81 locals recommend
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 9:00 AM
Tips from locals
Fortress-castle on the hill, nice stroll up, amazing view from the Belvedere and the top. Visit the castle free on Sundays after 2PM.
Castillo Gibralfaro is an interesting place, but it's hard to climb there on foot, I advise you to take the bus 35 to the Paseo del Parque street and drive to the final stop directly to the castle. And then you can walk down to Alcazaba on foot.
The magnificent Castillo de Gibralfaro sits on a high hill overlooking Malaga city and port, and dates back to the 10th century. The most visible remains of this historic monument are the solid ramparts which rise majestically from dense woods of pine and eucalyptus; inside the fortress itself you…