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A look at the usual lists compiling the best things to do in Málaga makes one thing clear: the capital of the Costa del Sol has long been overlooked in the race for top cultural destinations in Spain. That has slowly been changing since 2003, when the long-awaited Museo Picasso finally opened, kick-starting a cultural resurgence that has led to a whole flew of fancy new museums, including the only outpost of the Centre Pompidou outside of France. Add a couple of cliff-top Moorish castles, a pocket-sized Roman Theatre, a winsome little old town full of tapas bars and quirky boutiques, plus a newly primped-up port and fabulous beaches, and this exuberant little city on Spain's stretch of the Med can truly boast it’s got the whole package. Without further ado, here are the best things to do in Málaga right now. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.