Tips On The City Of Malaga
In Spain by Jack Blacksmith
Malaga city overview will help you plan your vacation. There is a lot to
do in this city. Malaga is home to several museums allowing you to enjoy
the history, art and culture of the area. The market area and the surrounding
area is a great place for shopping, eating and enjoying the night life
in the city. Become familiar with the attractions to help you create an
itinerary for your vacation.
Malaga is the second largest
city in Andalucia. It is located on the Costa del Sol. Malaga city is the
capital of the Malaga province. The region is well known for wine production,
fresh seafood and beautiful weather. The Malaga airport is convenient to
the city and offers discount flights from several airlines.
City Overview: Museums
The Picasso Museum honors
this city’s most famous resident. Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga. The
museum is dedicated to the life and works of the artist. The home where
Picasso was born is located not far from the museum. The home has been
preserved and is now the headquarters of the Picasso Foundation.
There are two museums located
on the site of the Alcazaba Castle. The Archaeological Museum contains
a variety of Greek and Gothic artifacts. Also on the site is the Museo
de la Ceramica. This museum is dedicated to pottery and has a variety of
pottery from many historical periods. A first century Roman theater is
also located on the grounds.
The castle is built on the
remains of an ancient Roman fortress. The castle was expanded in the fourteenth
century. This is one of the oldest castles in Spain. You will get to experience
the history of this city when you tour the castle.
Malaga is home to a few other
museums as well. The city museum is located in the old part of town. The
Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions is an interesting place to visit.
This museum contains art from local artists of different periods including
City Overview: Attractions
The Cathedral is one of the
best known buildings in the city. The area where the cathedral stands was
originally the site of a mosque. Construction on the cathedral started
in 1528. Construction continued off and on over the next few centuries.
It was stopped in 1783, when the money ran out. The south tower is still
not finished. You will observe many different styles of architecture in
The market area is located
just west of the Cathedral. Both are located in the old part of the town.
You will know the market hall by the elaborate marble entrance. Here you
will find the best the city has to offer for sale. There are fresh fish,
seafood, fresh flowers and vegetables for sale.
In the area surrounding the
market, there are a variety of restaurants. Fresh seafood is always on
the menu. This area is also home to several bars. If you are looking to
enjoy some night life during your visit, this is where you will find it.
The harbor area is another
popular spot in Malaga. There is a great view of the water when walking
along this area. There is also a nice park near the harbor area to relax
and enjoy the beautiful weather in this area. A bullfighting arena is located
in this part of the city and is another popular tourist attraction.
About The Author
- Jack Blacksmith publishes first and foremost for www.alicante-spain.com