Málaga is the capital of the Province of Málaga in Andalusia, Spain. Málaga's history spans about 2,800 years, making it one of the oldest cities in the world. The archaeological remains and monuments from the Phoenician, Roman, Arabic and Christian eras make the historic center of the city an "open museum". The internationally acclaimed painter and sculptor Pablo Picasso was born in the city. A popular walk leads up the hill to the Gibralfaro castle (a Parador), offering panoramic views over the city.
La Malagueta Beach is a popular urban beach located in the eastern district in Malaga.
La Malagueta is the bullring at Málaga which since 1876 has been denominated a cultural asset of Spain. There is a famous August festival and the final bullfight of the season is held in the month of September in honour of Our Lady of Victory, the patron saint of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Málaga.
Gibralfaro has been the site of fortifications since the Phoenician foundation of Málaga city, circa 770 BC. The castle offers a wonderful panoramic view of the city of Malaga below.
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 (from the Arabic meaning "citadel") in Spain.
The Roman Theater of Malaga is the archaeological remains of the theater of ancient Malacca and the main vestige preserved from the Roman presence in Malaga. It is located in the historic center of the city, at the foot of the hill of the Alcazaba. The ancient amphitheater was built in the 1st century AD.
The "Casa Natal" or birthplace of the world famous artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso has been an official heritage site since 1983.
The Museo Picasso Málaga is a museum in Málaga, 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.