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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The Alhambra is definitely worth a visit. However the purchase of tickets and ticket type differences are quite tricky to sort through. If you want to see everything for the best price then book on the official website and buy a ticket for the palace - about €14 and a general entry ticket which covers the Alcazaba and the Generalife gardens for €7. Guided tours can cost €90-€200-300. Some of those tours looked as if they were escorting many many people and I’m not sure there is much benefit in joining one of those.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Try to book tickets on internet before. You will safe time...
You need to walk a lot to join La Alhambra. Perhaps a good idea is taxi or bus... Finally we have ticket. As they explained us we have 1 hour to go around the gardens and after that we can go in the palace. Unfortunately there is an other big queue in front the palace. Finally in the palace. There are some very impressive rooms. After the palace free again in the gardens. A nice view from the tower to the Granada around. Generally it was nice similar to the other Arabian palaces. I don't think I would wait again all these time to see it ...

Thank Lucky L
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The palace is of course 5 star, however, the organisation around tickets, what they are for & how you enter the grounds/palace are woefully lacking. If you persevere, you can get sensible priced tickets via the web ie €15 without having to commit to a tour (a familiar trick to up sell the price). Signage is also tremendously poor. We bought our tickets online & didn’t understand where to go. We asked at our hotel, a local tourist guide( who we had paid for a different tour) + 2 other officials at the palace before we got the actual answer! If you have timed tickets, allow plenty of time to sort this out!

Thank 893jasons
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We went to the Nasrid palace, Generalife, and Alcazaba. Those seem like the core must see places for any visit. Doing a guided tour was nice as we could go right in and they took care of the timing for the Nasrid palace. Our tour provider was granavision and they were just ok. I would suggest trying another.

Thank StrembrulieC
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

My husband and I have been entranced by the Alhambra for many years. It wasn't until we started to plan our trip to Spain that we really understood the Alhambra Complex - Nasrid Palace, Carlos V, Alcazaba and Generalife. Words cannot describe the beauty and majesty of the place. We did a nighttime visit to the Nasrid Palace, and then daytime visits to Nasrid Palace, Charles V, Alcazaba and Generalife. You may have to get creative to find tickets (even further than 30 days in advance). Check the Doble de Oro and Granada Card options if it looks like tickets are sold out. Much of the area and the Carlos V Palace is free. The museum inside Carlos V, and the special exhibits are quite nice and the acoustics from the center of Carlos V are perfect. Would highly recommend that if you have time, spend more than a few hours to explore - there is much to see and its easy to miss if you are in a hurry. We did not use a guide, but had no problem figuring out where we were nor did we have to hurry along. Once you are in the ticketed areas you can stay as long as you want, but make sure you are in line for your time window. We stayed just down the hill from the complex, but it is quite a hill. Save your legs for exploring and take a taxi or the bus up/down the hill. I am sure we will return.

Thank PLMcDowell
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