La Malaga de Bernardo de Galvez

5 Reasons to why you should visit Malaga when in Europe?

One of the oldest cities in all of Europe, Malaga is a must visit when in Europe. Located in south of spain the city has everything that one may expect from an ideal holiday destination.  Malaga is host to some of the oldest buildings and is also the native city of some very famous personalities. Before you decide on your destinations when travelling to spain – here’s five reasons why Malaga should be in  your list.

  1. La Manquita ( Great Cathedral) – The great Cathedral of Malaga is located in the centre of the city and is a wonderful piece of exquisite architecture. The Cathedral in the local language is called La Manquita which means “ One Armed Woman” . Built between 1528 and 1782, it is famous for its Renaissance and Baroque-style architecture.
  2. Birthplace of Bernardo De galvez – Don Bernardo, is one of the most prominent figures in the history of spain and also his contribution in the American war of independence makes him a well known figure in the American history. He helped the American revolutionaries and sided with them in their struggle for freedom.
  3. The sizzling beaches: Malaga has some of the most famous and exquisite beaches in all of Spain. La malagueta and Playa Caleta are among the most famous. Also, playa Caleta is one of the cleanest beaches in all of spain and offers some spectacular and mesmerizing views. 
  4. Most famous Art Galleries – Malaga has a rich cultural heritage and its the city where one of the greatest painters all time, Pablo Picasso was born. Dedicated to this great artist is one of the most famous art galleries called Museo Picasso. If you want to see some great art there are a number of exquisite Art Galleries which have some of the greatest artworks of all times.
  5. Calle Marques de Larios – This is one of the streets in old town of Malga which offers a glimpse of the spanish culture and traditional city life along with a little blend of modernity. Here you get to enjoy delicious traditional spanish tapas and drinks.

If you’re planning to come to Spain –  you wouldn’t want to miss Malaga now.