Opening Hours:

April-October- 09:30am – 20:00pm
November-March – 08:30am – 18:00pm


Excursion Details:
  • The Alcazaba is a fortress palace and one of the city’s most historic monuments, whose name in Arabic means citadel.
  • It is located at the foot of the Gibralfaro hill, and dates from the Muslim period. The Alcazaba is connected to the Castle of Gibralfaro by a walled passage known as the Coracha, and also consist of a Roman Theatre and the Aduana Customs Building. It offers the chance to observe Roman, Arab and Renaissance culture, all within a few yards of each other.
  • It originally consisted of 110 towers, gardens, baths, houses and mosques. The building were distributed around three large courtyards, all with ceramic swimming pools.
  • Inside the Alcazaba, the Archaeological Museum and the Ceramics Museum have been installed in the Cuarto de Granadas, in the central part of the upper area, where the kings and governors lived.
  • The gardens of the palace are said to be the most charming attraction of the place.


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