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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..
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  • Average3%
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“nasrid palaces” (533 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada, Spain
Realejo - San Matias
958 027 971
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Whether you are going as part of a tour, or on your own, you need to make your reservation early. I booked with Viator in early February for a mid September visit and still could not get the tour I wanted. Our guide told us...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The Alhambra has been on my wish list for many years and I certainly wasn't disappointed. We booked a tour with Nhue starting at 4pm. The tour guide was very well informed - actually born in Granada, and very interesting. Not for the faint hearted...More

Thank taylors94
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This was even better than we expected. The details of the decoration was amazing. Our guide was very friendly and moved us through the crowds at just the right pace.

Thank iris g
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Even if not a first time visit the Alhambra remains as beautiful as the first time. We took the little bus up for convenience.

Thank nlnic
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We had a good tour guide whom was funny and a wealth of information but the process in waiting for your tour and tour guide is disorganised and all the more difficult with the weather. I think it is wrong how tour companies buy up...More

Thank Jellyjobie
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Especially during the summer month the Alhambra is extremely crowded - but of course it is also one of the main sights in Spain. And it is really a sight that can not be missed, the architecture is stunning and you feel like travelling back...More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We booked our tickets on line beforehand. The walk up from the town is steady but not difficult. Converting the e-mail to tickets at the machine at the booking office was easy and there was no queuing at 9:30. There are good models of the...More

1  Thank SwindonDom
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Four adults visited the Alhambra with a personal guide, Alberto Rodriguez who was recommended to us by Margarita of Alhambra Tours. Margarita was fully booked but went out of her way to help us with a guide and ticket purchase because Australian credit cards were...More

Thank MelbourneLucyLu
Reviewed 17 October 2017

You to see 2 different architecture in this well preserve site. The Moors and the Roman. The Moors built beautiful water theme palace and it is still functioning. The courtyard design inspire a lot of modern architecture. It is a must visit site in this...More

Thank NewNOng
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Staying in Andalucia for the week decided it was essential to visit the Alhambra. It's about 2 hours 10 drive from where we are staying in Los Gallardos but nearly all on highways and through some beautiful scenery. As one of the highlights of a...More

1  Thank r0blindley
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Rosemary M
I am finding it very confusing with the overload of information online for booking tickets to see the ENTIRE Alhambra Palace (incl.Generalife Gardens etc.) complex. Help! Just 2 of us - my husband and myself - will be in Granada on 30 April 2018. We prefer an 8am start at the entrance meeting point to skip the line and beat the crowds (am I correct in this assumption?)but I find the timeslot of some tours stating "tour starting between 8am - 12noon" quite vague. Is it because of the timing of Nasrid Palace tickets? 1) Private Tours: Is there a choice for the starting time seeing they are that much more expensive than guided groups of 30? Would we have a choice of time going on a private tour for the Nasrid Palace? 2) Groups 10max (guided) I think a group this size would be fine but cant find any tours fitting this number. 3) Groups 30max (guided) seems a large number even with headphones to hear the guide. Also, can we stay on after the end of the above tours to explore further and revisit any favourite unticketed sites? Is there a time limit to when we would have to leave the complex? Any hints are much appreciated. Many thanks!
11 December 2017|
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Response from Vaaridhi | Reviewed this property |
I bought tickets for my family from the official website and then we took audio guides.
Anita P
22 November 2017|
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Response from hphphphp41 | Reviewed this property |
The whole atmosphere is very different in the evening. The Palace looks really different, you can admire the beauty of the intricate carvings in the artificial light more, as the shadows are more pronounced. I would... More
brad g
12 November 2017|
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Response from Javid R | Reviewed this property |
we asked the hotel we stayed at to get us tickets luckily they were able to.