10 Alcazaba of Malaga Facts

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Alcazaba of Malaga

Facts About Alcazaba of Malaga

  1. The Alcazaba is the best-preserved Moorish fortress palace in Spain.
  2. Alcazaba was used as a State prison.
  3. The Alcazaba of Málaga is a fortress palace built between 1057 and 1063.
  4. Alcazaba takes its meaning from the Arabic, which means ‘citadel’.
  5. Muslim origin of the Alcazaba, its name arises, which in Arabic takes the meaning of ‘citadel’.
  6. It was built by the Hammudid dynasty in the early 11th century.
  7. Airon is a 40-meter depth well which was used to supply water to the residents of the Palace.
  8. Alcazaba was constructed on the ruins of a Roman fortification.
  9. The ‘Torre del Cristo’ was created by the people of Malaga, used as a point of entrance to the neighbourhood and is currently occupied by houses.
  10. In 1279 the city was conquered by Muhammed II Ben al-Ahmar and became part of the Nasrid kingdom.

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