Malaga Cathedral Tour - Explora Malaga
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Cathedral of Málaga Tour

Built between 1528 and 1782 our Cathedral its construction was never completed. Discover the history, simbology, anecdotes and much more about Malaga´s most emblematic architectural gem.

Explore with us this unique piece of history

The “one-armed” as known by Malaga´s inhabitants, is with out hesitation the most important monument of the city. Its different towers, its magnificient facade and its legacy makes it a master piece on it own right. Learn about architecture, sculptures, paintings, choir and religious simbology filled with legends and anecdotes from the past.

  When

Summer (Apr 1st to Oct 31st): Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 16:00
Winter (Nov 1st to Mar 31st): Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 17:00
*Tours not running Dec 24th, 25th and 31st , January 1st and Jan 6th, Malaga´s Fair and Holy Week

  Duration

1,5 hour aprox

  Price

9€ per person* (Free for children up to 14 years old accompanied by adults)
*The tour does not include ticket entrances.

Combine different tours and get a special price: Two tours 15€. Three tours 20€. See other tours

  Languages

English and Spanish. We have groups everyday in each language.

  Meeting point

Plaza del Obispo (Bishop´s Square). Main front door of building. More info

  How to identify our guide?

Find the guide with a blue umbrella.

  Tour highlights

The temple and its surroundings, the history of its creation and conversion from mosque to cathedral, its long and unfinished construction, an amazing architecture, curiosities of the cathedral, and pieces of art unique in the world as its choir of Pedro de Mena or the hidden message of the canvas of Alonso Cano. More information here.

  End point

Inside the cathedral.

  Accessibility

Suitable for all ages / Wheelchair friendly

Combine different tours and get a reduced price

(To enjoy this offer please make sure you have all the bookings you want in the shopping cart before the last step of the reservation)

1 TOUR

9€ *Ticket entrance not included
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PACK 2 TOURS

€18
15€ *Ticket entrance not included
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PACK 3 TOURS

€27
20€ *Ticket entrance not included
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Meeting point

Plaza del Obispo (Bishop´s square). Next to the fountain in the middle of the square. In front of the main facade of the cathedral:

Plaza del obispo is one of the most centrical squares in Malaga city center. You can get there from the harbour (South) or from the city centre (North) in both cases taking Molina Lario St. Only two minutes walking from Plaza de la Constitución or Plaza de la Marina.

How to identify our guide?
Our guides will be in the middle of the square, next to the fountain holding a big blue umbrella and wearing a blue t-shirt and a name tag.

Tour Highlights

Official Guides

Our team is only composed by licensed local guides in accordance with the law in Andalucia

Awarded by Tripadvisor

Certificate of Excellence 2016, 2017 and 2018, based on more than 1900 opinions from real clients

100% Locales

We feel that we are ambassadors of the most beautiful city in the world, our hometown Malaga

Enthusiastic friendly guides

Our guides will help you to discover our city with enthusiasm and professionalism

A small local company

We are proud to be a small business that work only in Malaga and only for Malaga

Supporting responsible tourism

We collaborate to do sustainable activities regarding the environment and the daily life of Málaga neighbours

IMPORTANT INFO

  • Reservations for the Cathedral Tour are not strictly necessary. If you have not booked, we recommend arriving at least 10 minutes before the scheduled time to ensure you get a space on the tour. Please bring exact change if possible.

  • The tour is suitable for all ages, even so, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes, a bottle of water and sunscreen.

  • Entrance ticket for the Cathedral not included.

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FAQS

You can pay through a secure payment gateway in our web page with a credit or debit card. You can also pay cash on site.

Reservations are not strictly necessary . If you haven’t booked, we recommend arriving to the meeting point at least 10 minutes earlier.

There is no problem, usually there are spaces left and joining the tour later. Our guides will be there waiting on the meeting point until 10 minutes after the tour begins.

It’s not. We consider it one of the easiest tours we offer. Is not a long walk and there are many stops.

We pass by a restroom we will stop at in case anyone needs it, but do not make a formal break during this tour.

Yes it is. Is totally wheelchair accessible and highly recommendable.

Málaga´s climate is marvelous but warm in summer however the majority of the tour is inside the monument so we do not need to bring anything special to the tour.

Our tours run in all kinds of weather. Heavy rain is not common but in such a case the tour will run as usual so please bring an umbrella or a suitable rain gear for the first part, the rest will be inside the monument.

There is no problem but please let your guide know so he/she doesn’t wait for you at the next stop.