The Cathedral of Malaga is an excellent example of 16th-century Renaissance architecture despite the damage from the Spanish Civil War. Located in Málaga's city centre on Molina Lario, the Cathedral of Malaga has been designated a Spanish national monument. To learn more, visit www.frommers.com/destinations/malaga/A20991.html#ixzz1OmHDKSjN.
The Picasso Museum is housed within the Palace of the Counts of Bellavista, or Buenavista Palace as it is widely known. Opened in 2009, the Palace underwent an extensive renovation by American architect Richard Gluckman to become a leading exhibition space of Picasso's works. To learn more, visit www2.museopicassomalaga.org/i_home.cfm.
The Alcazaba, also known as the Conventual or the Alcazaba or the Alcázar, is located near a Roman bridge which crosses the Guadiana River. Designed to protect the bridge, the square Alcazaba fortress was built by the Moors in the 9th century from Roman and Visigoth fragments later occupations. Today, it is also the home of the Archaeological Museum. To learn more about one of Malaga's most famous attractions, visit www.frommers.com/destinations/meridaspain/A26884.html#ixzz1OmJ2DZMu.
The Castle of Gibralfaro was a castle fortress built by the Moors, of which mostly only the ruins remain. Set on a hillside, the site of the former fortress still provides some of the most spectacular views of Malaga to be found anywhere but should only be visited by bus not by walking for safety reasons. To learn more, visit www.frommers.com/destinations/malaga/A20992.html#ixzz1OmKEF6rX
La Malagueta Bullring seats 15,000 spectators for bullfights, which remains one of Spain's most important cultural traditions. Located in the Malaga city centre, the Malagaueta Bullring also offers a museum dedicated to bullfighting. To learn more, visit www.whatmalaga.com/malaga-bullfight.html.