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Address: Palacio de Carlos V, Granada, Spain
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: Group tours/day tour
Description: The second most visited site in Europe: this breathtaking palace-city is a...
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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Overpriced!!!!? 22€ to access all areas of this fabulous building cannot be considered as over priced. The building and gardens are simply stunning. No need to have a tour guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Overpriced!!!!? 22€ to access all areas of this fabulous building cannot be considered as over priced. The building and gardens are simply stunning. No need to have a tour guide just wander and enjoy.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We visited in April , during our visit to Granarda and went to the Alhambra twice. It is worth spending time there and not rushing as there is so much to see. We decided to have two half days rather than fit it all in one day . The first day we had our visit to the Nasrid palace, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We loved the architecture, the ornate designs, the gardens, floors, ceilings, fountains, history. Couldn't stop taking pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The Alhambra is the must do attraction of Granada, and well worth making the trip there. We walked up to the top from the city centre, which was only 30 minutes, but for someone unfit like me a little painful! The C1 one bus takes you right to the main entrance. I had been recommended to pre-book tickets, but when... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The different historical influences are very impressive indeed. But for anyone who has seen Arabic kind of buildings before, this is nothing new. It looks great from the outside and certainly is worth seeing but I find it overrated. Honestly we found the overall appearance of Granada rather disappointing compared to Ronda and Cordoba.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Nice but not much too see. Worth 16€ but not more! Avoid the official tour guide : she was kind but not well organised and not giving more information than the audio guide. Tour was crowded and the audio system was very poor! A shame for 45€!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I didnt dislike anything! It was everything I'd hoped for and more. Its very easy to spend 4/5 hours wandering around in such gorgeous surroundings and wonderful views of Granada as a bonus

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Tickets are sold out well in advance, to get them on the day you need to be there at 7am and your time slot may not be until much later in the day. It's a lovely place with stunning views over the city. There's a lot of walking, there are toilets (rotten!) and a few shops selling drinks, snacks and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

What an amazing place- water gardens and roses in full bloom with views across to the Sierra Nevada topped with snow!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

absolutely stunning views from the outside, although i was a little disappointed from the inside. Have seen better moorish palaces in spain. But from the outside see it by , see it by nights and if you are lucky catch it on a full moon night

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