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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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“in advance” (1,692 reviews)
“credit card” (333 reviews)
“nasrid palaces” (550 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada, Spain
Realejo - San Matias
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958 027 971
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"in advance"
in 1,692 reviews
"credit card"
in 333 reviews
"nasrid palaces"
in 550 reviews
"guided tour"
in 796 reviews
"buy your tickets"
in 234 reviews
"time slot"
in 322 reviews
"ticket office"
in 308 reviews
"main entrance"
in 260 reviews
"on line"
in 331 reviews
"bucket list"
in 198 reviews
"pre book"
in 139 reviews
"moorish architecture"
in 238 reviews
"palacios nazaries"
in 142 reviews
"carlos v"
in 176 reviews
"take your time"
in 206 reviews
"wear comfortable shoes"
in 164 reviews
"southern spain"
in 131 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

I would advise you to take a guided tour from a reputable operator for this tour ( I used MiReservaOnline). There are so many people (even this early in the season) that you will risk missing out on a ticket if you don't book well...More

Thank rhysw552016
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing place to visit. Well worth the hassle of getting the tickets. And boy, was it hassle. Beautiful gardens and palaces. Try to work yourself in between the numerous groups to enjoy it at your own pace.

Thank eagleslayer
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Probably the thing to see when in Grenada, just beautiful. Take care to purchase tickets before going.

Thank Scaperino
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Reviewed yesterday

Walked around for about three hours and still feel like we could have seen more. Was tired of walking and no longer appropriately appreciating the artistic detail.

Thank CRPD908
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Reviewed yesterday

Took a guided tour with an early morning start and thoroughly enjoyed it. We managed to miss the crowds and couldn't recommend it more. beautiful place and brilliant guide.

Thank kimI3843AV
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked our trip to Granada, then tried to book tickets for the Alhambra. The only time available in the month of April was 08:30 on the day following our arrival - how lucky was that! The time on your ticket is the entrance time...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We decided on a private tour three hour tour for our party of three adults. This was expensive but I feel we got our money's worth for an excellent, stress-free and very informative tour. The Alhambra site is enormous so having someone guide us through...More

Thank TravelFan48105
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The most visited national site in all of Spain with on average 10,000 visitors per day. We visited in late April during a stretch of perfect spring (sunny and 71) weather with a private guide. We visited all three sections on our tour including the...More

Thank JimRiesterer
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful palaces, lush gardens, exquisite art. This is a must see. Do not miss this if you happen to be in Spain. Truly a magnificent sight.

Thank Marco_Battuta
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A place that you must go when visiting Granada. The Alhambra is an incredible and fascinating sight. Make sure you book in advance, as they limit attendance.

Thank samagr
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Anne K
10 April 2018|
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Response from anypomp | Reviewed this property |
when you have a ticket you don't have to wait in the rows. You can pass and walk to the gate, There they scan your ticket and you can enter. Be on the time of your ticket (half an hour earlier) at the left side of the palace... More
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betsy3495
4 April 2018|
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Response from Eliana708 | Reviewed this property |
Hello I bought the ticket on line via official page of Alhambra and Generalife There were no problem in entrance, just print your ticket (with bar code) and with that printed paper you enter in Alhambra and Generalife (the... More
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slawomirstudzinski
23 March 2018|
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Response from Annabellatravels | Reviewed this property |
We hired a car from Malaga for our stay as we were touring. We stayed in the centre of Granada in order to visit the Alhambra. Parking is a nightmare. We parked in an underground public car park that our hotel had special... More
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