Place de la Merced

The obelisk erected in the centre of this large square commemorates General Torrijos an his men shot in Malaga in December 1831, for their liberal ideas. In one of two identical houses on the northeast side of the square Picasso was born.

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Museum-Birthplace of Picasso
Museum-Birthplace of Picasso
The house where Picasso was born (built
30 minutes
Panorama
Panorama
The ramparts of the somewhat dilapidated
30 minutes
Gibralfaro castle
Gibralfaro castle
On top of a hill looking over the town
30 minutes
Alcazaba
Alcazaba
Built from 1040 onwards on a hill
60 minutes
Roman Theatre
Roman Theatre
Below the fortress, on the west slope,
30 minutes
Santa María de la VictoriaSanctuary
Santa María de la VictoriaSanctuary
The Catholic Monarchs in the 15C founded
15 minutes
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Gibralfaro castle
Gibralfaro castle
On top of a hill looking over the town
30 minutes
Alcazaba
Alcazaba
Built from 1040 onwards on a hill
60 minutes
Roman Theatre
Roman Theatre
Below the fortress, on the west slope,
30 minutes
See all