Malaga is the capital of the Costa del Sol and rightly so. Its art and its people, its beaches and gastronomy, its famous Holy Week processions and of course its popular Malaga Fair, make whoever visits the city want to come back again.
Malaga the beautiful as is known, the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, has a lot to offer. It is the most populated city in Andalusia and this means that it offers an infinite number of experiences to suit all pleasures.
So, let’s get to the point, what are the best places to photograph in Malaga? And yes, this is an important question to take into account when making a trip, because through the photos, we can transport us to that very moment, and obviously so that there is no lack of “postureo” in our social networks.
The emblematic Calle Larios is located in the centre of Malaga and it is a street where we can enjoy the shops and businesses as it is a pedestrian street. It is always busy and on every special occasion, being an event or a celebration, it is decorated. An example of this is the renowned lighting that it boasts at Christmas, an exceptional moment for our photographs. In addition, it often hosts art and photography exhibitions.
The Roman Theatre, used until the 3rd century, will take us back to the time of Augustus. It is the main preserved vestige of the Roman presence in the city and is located at the foot of the Alcazaba, a perfect combination for photographs that will not leave you indifferent. Also, if you choose to visit it at night, as it is in perfect lighting conditions, you will be able to take photos from a different perspective.
Pier 1 is the new “must” in Malaga. It hasn’t been with us for long, but since the cruise ship boom, it has become the gateway to Malaga. It is a place where you will find a combination of shops, restaurants and open air bustle. In addition, the illumination of this place at night, will be a plus with a different touch for some good photographs.
From this place you will be able to appreciate the incomparable views of the city from the terrace of the hotel AC-Málaga Palacio. Malaga Cathedral is so close that you will get some exceptional photos.
And you will not only be able to see the Cathedral, but also the Paseo del Parque with its endless palm trees, the Port and the Alcazaba. The atmosphere generated by the pool, the views and a Malaga sunset will make everyone ask you about this place.
This castle was built in the 14th century for the troops protecting the Alcazaba and is named after the lighthouse it once housed. It is undoubtedly the best place to get good views of the whole of Malaga with several viewpoints and where you can walk along its extensive walls to take your best photographs.
You can’t miss taking pictures of the incredible sunsets of Malaga, for this you must visit the beach to which it owes its name, considered one of the best beaches in Malaga. It is located very close to the centre and you can enjoy taking pictures with the waves breaking on the old and crumbling walls of what used to be a seaside resort. Are you going to miss this incredible film scenery?
Breakwater of the old thermal power station of Malaga. Nowadays, it is practically in ruins, but this gives a special essence to the place, so if you want to get a different picture of Malaga you must visit it. Specifically, it is located on the Misericordia beach.
If you want to get some pictures different from the typical pictures of emblematic places in Malaga you must visit the Morlaco. El Morlaco is a park of 170.000 m2, located in the middle-high area between Parque Clavero and Cerrado de Calderón, which you can access through several gates. Following its paths you will be able to capture unpublished facts of nature, but you will also be able to get perfect panoramic views of Malaga.
To make sure you don’t miss any of these sites, don’t miss our guided tours!