Malaga Journals

Malaga

A December 2007 trip to Malaga by statesidecruiser

Malaga Xmas Photo, Malaga, Spain More Photos
Quote: Malaga is surrounded by mountains and bordered by two rivers, the Guadalmedina and Guadalhorce which flow into the Mediterranean Sea. Over 550,000 people reside in Malaga. The painter, Pablo Picasso, was born in Malaga.

Malaga

Overview

Malaga Xmas Photo, Malaga, Spain
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Malaga is surrounded by mountains and bordered by two rivers, the Guadalmedina and Guadalhorce which flow into the Mediterranean Sea. Over 550,000 people reside in Malaga. The painter, Pablo Picasso, was born in Malaga. The city’s history goes back to the year 1000 when it was founded by the Phoenicians. The Romans and later the Moors conquered the city and surrounding territory leaving the rich multicultural heritage that is evident today. Visitors have a vast array of fascinating attractions from which to choose. From the past, there are the castles, fortresses, monuments, and fine mosques and churches, including the renowned Malaga Cathedral. The present focus, during the past 35 y...Read More