Marbella’s old town is one of the city’s must-see attractions.
Still don’t know what it has to offer? Read on to find out.
What to see in the old town of Marbella?
1. Alcazaba and walls
Of course, a visit to the Alcazaba is a must, as it is one of the most important emblematic buildings in the city.
In this construction we can find Roman elements and some of the towers are still preserved (such as the Bell Tower, the White Tower or the Homage Tower).
2. Plaza de los Naranjos
The truth is that Marbella’s old town is full of squares, but this is one of the most unique.
In addition to being very beautiful, it is considered a meeting point par excellence from which we can reach any part of the place. It is located in the very heart of the old town.
3. Marbella Castle
It is a Moorish castle not far from the historic centre of Marbella.
This is a Muslim construction that was built by Abderraman III. Today, only two towers can still be seen.
4. Church Square
In addition to being an incredible square, it hosts various events such as concerts and street markets.
5. House of the Corregidor
It is one of the most important points of interest in the historic centre of Marbella.
Era la residencia del It was the residence of the Corregidor and is characterised by its late Mudejar Gothic architectural style.
How to get to the old town of Marbella?
The old town of Marbella is located right in the centre of the city, so it is possible to get there on foot, or by bus or taxi if you are far away.
For example, if we want to go from Puerto Banús to Marbella, we will have to drive along the Mediterranean motorway A-7 or AP-7 for 10 minutes (the distance is 9.6km).
It can also be reached via the N-340 (it takes 13 minutes).
Where to find accommodation near Marbella?
The Benabola hotel is the hotel in Puerto Banus you have been looking for. It is the perfect hotel to enjoy all the attractions of Puerto Banús and you have Marbella close enough for you to move around whenever you want.
During your visit to Marbella you should not forget to visit the historic centre of the city.