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The Alhambra

Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada, Spain
958 027 971
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The second most visited site in Europe: this breathtaking palace-city is a sophisticated blend of medieval Islamic, Renaissance Christian and modern architectural styles..
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada, Spain
Realejo - San Matias
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Reviewed yesterday

Superb gardens, stucco work and decorative wood carving. The road down passes you by woodworking shops including classical guitars . Colourful and uplifting .

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were torsllt amazed by the vastness of this place. The architecture was beautiful and rely interesting how Islamic and Christian cultures had been merged together in a building. Definitely well worth a visit. Not easily accessible for those who find walking difficult. They also...More

Thank Fionalee1302
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Unbelievable, what a beautiful place. You can feel the history of this place with it’s beautiful courtyards, peaceful place to visit, I was more impress with the Islamic art work in the place, the cravings of the Koran where incredible and the ceilings I have...More

Thank Salaamus
Reviewed 2 days ago

Any trip to the beautiful city of Granada would be incomplete without a visit to this historic and amazing jewel. We took a guided tour (thank you Oscar !!) and it was everything one could ask for - informative, humorous, relaxed and yet very thorough....More

Thank dekellies
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Most things have probably been said on other reviews about how amazing the Alhambra is. And it is. And you must go if you’re in Granada. Although the (admittedly very heavily-handedly restored, not always accurately) Nasrid palaces are the highlight (don’t forget to pre-book your...More

1  Thank James_W_01
Reviewed 2 days ago

All that we expected and more. We didn't find it that crowded but we were out of season. So well preserved and has that wonderful mystic feel!

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 2 days ago

Booking our tickets for the Alhambra with the new system was very complicated (had to check daily for availability for a month before going as we had to wait for them to be 'released' - for a February trip). When we arrived at 10.30am for...More

Thank RufusWheelwright
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Impressive master piece! Obviously in particular the Nashid Palace is a must to visit, when you are in Andalucia. Remember to book and pay tickets a week advance to your visit - I saw a lot of disappointed visitors without a booked ticket, who was...More

Thank sthan1972
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing place to visit and discover the heritage and Arabic influences in Iberian peninsula. Stunning palaces with great Arabic architecture. Amazing views over the city! Tickets available with 24 hours in advance. Not possible to but in the same day of visiting.

Thank Ricardo T
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a slight issue with getting as our tickets never got through for some reason but we were able to buy a ticket the same day with no increased fee. Got an early morning slot as we were travelling a lot that day and...More

Thank louisj92
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Zainab A
5 February 2018|
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Response from Eric S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Use the Alhambra official web site--you need to book up months in advance. Some tour companies buy in bulk (certain days only) and you can get tickets as part of a tour in most resorts.
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pkh2015
25 January 2018|
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Response from laficabella | Reviewed this property |
you can enter the nasrid complex only once at the allotted time. There are other sites to visit without a ticket, and the general-life with a ticket but I think more than once. If you plan your visit well, you can also see... More
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Liz145
23 January 2018|
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Response from kaveriHelsinki | Reviewed this property |
You must be in touch with the seller, as there are allocated time slots to enter the palaces.
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