Málaga (, Spanish: [ˈmalaɣa]) is a municipality of Spain, capital of the Province of Málaga, in the autonomous community of Andalusia. With a population of 578,460 in 2020, it is the second-most populous city in Andalusia after Seville and the sixth most populous in Spain. It lies on the Costa del Sol (Coast of the Sun) of the Mediterranean, about 100 kilometres (62.14 miles) east of the Strait of Gibraltar and about 130 km (80.78 mi) north of Africa.
Málaga's history spans about 2,800 years, making it one of the oldest cities in Europe and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. According to most scholars, it was founded about 770 BC by the Phoenicians as Malaka (Punic: 𐤌𐤋𐤊𐤀, MLKʾ). From the 6th century BC the city was under the hegemony of Ancient Carthage, and from 218 BC, it was ruled by the Roman Republic and then empire as Malaca (Latin). After the fall of the empire and the end of Visigothic rule, it was under Islamic rule as Mālaqah (Arabic: مالقة) for 800 years, but in 1487, the Crown of Castille gained control in the midst of the Granada War. The archaeological remains and monuments from the Phoenician, Roman, Arabic and Christian eras make the historic center of the city an "open museum", displaying its history of nearly 3,000 years.
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Lindis Sørum | Dec 7, 2017
Informativ excebition about the life in the oldtime Málaga. Situatet in an beautiful old 18th. century Inn.
Susan Su | Nov 22, 2017
This is a lovely, small museum that gives visitors a glimpse into daily life in Andalucía and Málaga specifically, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. You can spend as little as 45 minutes here, or as much as two hours. I loved seeing everything from a giant old olive oil press to many enchanting figurines and posters depicting early 20th imaginations. After you're done shopping, eating and beaching in Málaga, this museum is a completely worthwhile and romantic time capsule of pre-war Spain, and of Andalucía in particular. It's also just a few minutes walk from the main center of the city, so very convenient.
David Lusty | Sep 27, 2017
This is a little gem with fascinating displays of everyday artifacts from the past couple of centuries. Well displayed and with just enough information in Spanish and English.
ΑΘΑΝΑΣΙΑ ΔΟΥΚΑ | Feb 22, 2018
Interesting folklife museum
Bogdan E. | Nov 27, 2016
A simply amazing museum inside of a beautiful old house! You must visit this museum while staying in Malaga!
Michael Nelson | Jun 24, 2018
Very interesting to see what kind of objects were used in the past.
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