Malaga, the capital of Costa del Sol, was founded 3000 years ago by Phoenicians. The city is washed by the Mediterranean Sea from one side and surrounded by mountains Monte-de-Malaga from other side. The climate is typical for Andalusia. It is mild, the lowest temperature in December and February is about 13-22°C.
There are lots of sights in Malaga. The architectural complex Alcasaba is one of them. Formerly it was the residence of Mauritanian rulers of Malaga. Alcasaba is built in Arabic style. You can also visit the archeological museum inside it. On the Mercedes square you will see the obelisk raised in honor of general Torrijos, who fought against despotic king Ferdinand VII. Not far from square there is the house where Pablo Picasso was born. If you are interested in ancient buildings, you should pay attention to the Roman Theater, the oldest architectural remains in Malaga which dates from the 1st century BCE.
In Malaga you can visit the Sea Museum Aula del Mar in which more than 500 exemplars of sea flora and fauna are collected. And you can walk through the Botanic Garden where plants from all over the world grow.
Malaga is not only a cultural center. The city’s famous for its perfect cooking. Delicious seafood and vintage wines will satisfy any gourmet. Also Malaga is very popular with tourists due to its placement in Costa del Sol, a tourist destination of great renown.
Visit Malaga and you will have unforgettable holidays.
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