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Malaga city centre declared historic interest

May 3, 2012 – 12:25 pm

Malaga cathedral, part of the city centre's conjunto historico.

The Junta de Andalucia has declared the city centre of Malaga to be a conjunto historico, inscribing it in the Catálogo General del Patrimonio Histórico Andaluz – the General Catalogue of Historic Andalucian Heritage.

Malaga's Roman theatre,at the foot of the Alcazar.

The area is 163 hectares in size and covers three millenia of history, starting from the Phoenicians in the 8th century BC, followed by the Romans, Moors and Catholic Kings.

The impenetrable walls of the Moorish Alcazar, which towers above the city.

Among the many historic monuments you can see in Malaga are:

the Roman Theatre, the Alcazaba and Gibralfaro fortresses, the Cathedral, the Customs House, the Jewish quarter, the Hospital San Lazaro, the Convento Trinitarios Descalzados, the Bishop’s Palace and the Teatro Cervantes.

Calle Larios, the artery of Malaga's central district, now officially recognised as being of historic value.

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