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The Alhambra

Palacio de Carlos V, Granada, Spain (Realejo - San Matias)
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Ranked #1 of 104 attractions in Granada
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Castles
Activities: Group tours/day tour
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: A must see tourist spot in all of Spain... And tickets are hard to come by...but here's a fantastic tip - take a debit card or credit card with a pin... more »
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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163 reviews 163 reviews
35 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Very hot and busy but beautiful. Not as big as you imagine so takes about a slow three hours to meander around.

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Ulldecona, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Buy your tickets on the internet before you go to avoid queue, the alhambra was stunning, absolutely a must see, have a drink in the cafe in Hotel America it is so atmospheric.

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

A must see! I visited Alhambra 15 years ago and I was really impressed. This time I felt the same and I hope it's not going to be the last time I visit it

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Granada, Spain
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

the alhambra was an amazing building,so much to see and so little time,the detail on the walls are fantasic.what i dislike the most is the rude attiude of the people that work there and the tickit office.

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Limassol
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

If you come to granada this is a sight to see We recommand to book your ticket through internet and u don t need to print it (difficult to do on holidays) as long as u present the credit carte u used on internet the employee Will print it for you!

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Chicago
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

You go to Granada to see the Alhambra. You will not be disappointed. It is just simply amazing. One our first day we viewed the Alhambra at sunset at San Nicholas viewpoint. It is magical. The next day we toured the Alhambra. It is one of the highlights of our 3-week tour in Spain and Portugal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Fantastic to see Alhambra, but choose the morning ticket. We had afternoon ticket from 14.30 to 20.00 it got extremely hot 42-43 degrees celsius. Buy tickets at ticketmaster.es a few days in advance, thats the best way to do it I think.

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Londres, Royaume-Uni
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Justifiably a wonder of the world ... Recommend a visit early in morning or late afternoon, evening - very hot! Make sure pre book on ticketmaster well before hand.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The Alhambra is fantastic and a must see when you visit Granada. Remember to book your tickets in advance as they limit the number of tourists each day.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The biggest tip I can give when you visit Alhambra is to take the local bus up the hill. We drove into Granada for the day to see Alhambra and shop the Bazaar. During this week, the local bus through central Granada was free and we used it to get around to see different sights. Around lunch time, we decided... More

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