Attractions In The Area
It is indeed a reason to be curious with all its important monuments, not to mention its fascinating history and the beautiful landscapes near the urban district, that it is for the most recent of them that the city is famous far beyond its borders: the Plaza Ochavada.
This beautiful architectural specimen was built between 1780 and 1786 according to designs drawn up by the master builders Francisco Astorga and Antonio González Sevilla. The Town Hall of that period gave them...View More
The Museo Picasso Málaga is a museum in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain, the city where artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso was born. It opened in 2003 in the Buenavista Palace, and has 285 works donated by members of Picasso's family. In 2009, the Fundación Paul, Christine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso that owned the collection merged with the Fundación Museo Picasso Málaga that operated the museum,which is based in the home on Málaga's Plaza de la Merced that was Picass...View More
El Torcal de Antequera is a nature reserve in the Sierra del Torcal mountain range located south of the city of Antequera, in the province of Málaga off the A45 road in Andalusia, Spain. It is known for its unusual landforms, and is regarded as one of the most impressive karst landscapes in Europe. The area was designated a Natural Site of National Interest in July 1929, and a Natural Park Reserve of about 17 square kilometres was created in October 1978.
The Sierra del Torc...View More
The Alcazaba is a palatial fortification in Málaga, Spain. It was built by the Hammudid dynasty in the early 11th century. This is the best-preserved alcazaba in Spain. Adjacent to the entrance of the Alcazaba are remnants of a Roman theatre dating to the 1st century BC, which are undergoing restoration.
Some of the Roman-era materials were reused in the Moorish construction of the Alcazaba.
Ferdinand and Isabella captured Málaga from the Moors after the...View More
The Fuente de Piedra’s small lake is located near Antequera and next to the village of the same name. It is the vastest small lake in Andalucia and puts up the biggest colony of pink flamingos from the whole Iberian Peninsula. The flamingos arrive during the last days of January to Fuente de Piedra to hibernate. They hatch out a single egg and, at the end of July, they emigrate to Afric...View More
The exuberant birth of water, which gives life to this human work attached to the rock, surprises, as a great spectacle of light and sound, to all who come to know it.
It is the Fuente de los Cien Caños - actually it has one more -, a natural monument of Andalusia located in the vicinity of Villanueva del Trabuco, which enjoys a just reputation. The fountain, gigantic, channels the water that flows from the Sierra de San Jorge, constituting the most important contribution of...View More