About Málaga

Here you can find some basic information about Málaga, some tips on monuments and places worth a visit.

La Manquita

The Cathedral of Málaga is located in the old city. It is very rare, because it was designed with two towers, but only one is built, which is visible on the photo. That is how it got it is name, because La Manquita means "The One-Armed Lady". Mainly the signs of renessaince are visible, but it has some barroque and gothic elements as well.


The Alcazaba is a palatial fortress, built by the Hammudid dynasty in the 11th century. In the front there is a Roman theatre, from the actual fortress the view is ebautiful to the old city or to the sea. The Arabic culture and design is strongly noticeable, with a lot of mosaics and small gardens. The Alcazaba in Málaga is in the best condition of all the fortresses in the region.

Picasso Museum

Pablo Picasso was born in Málaga. The Picasso Museum is one of the biggest cultural attractions of the city, it is located very close to the Cathedral. Picasso is an iconic person of the city, at the Plaza del Merced you can find the house where he lived and a Picasso statue is sitting on the Plaza del Merced as well.