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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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Private Tour: Alhambra and Generalife
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Skip the Line: Alhambra Tour and Granada Hammam
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Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Half-Day Tour

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Yes it is magical

And yes you should go. And you should visit all of it. It's a very special place, as is Granada. I was able to book tickets the day before at the Ticketmaster in the bookshop near... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

And yes you should go. And you should visit all of it. It's a very special place, as is Granada. I was able to book tickets the day before at the Ticketmaster in the bookshop near plaza nueva. Tickets cost around €14, don't get trapped into anything. Take either the c3 bus (€1.20) or the €8 hop on hop off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Breath taking! The magnificent details of Islamic architecture building in combination with the arrangement of the landscape, plantations and water ornaments create the aesthetic value of this site as a whole.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A must in Granada. Try to get your tickets online. It is a night mare to wait in a queue outside in the sun with a temperature of 40 degrees. Everything inside is fascinating an seeing the different cultural layers is also really interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Awesome tour guide Natalia. This is such an important historical location for Spain and time will spent.

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Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing old fort and palace - so much to see. Give yourself plenty of time to fully enjoy it. View at night from St. Nicholas square are enchanting

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited here while staying on the coast have booked it all through a local agent. The weather was very hot but there there is plenty of shade throughout the palaces. There are a number of palaces all with different architecture. The gardens are so beautiful and the views are stunning. We opted for the audio tour which gave us... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Allow sufficient time to ensure that you can explore The Alhambra at leisure and not at a glance. You can walk up to The Alhambra and we would really recommend this, or at least walk back down!!! You will be taken back in time and it is one of the most beautiful places we have visited. We visited in July... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had a guided tour of the Alhambra and i m glad it was included in my trip as i probably would not have paid for it - very beautiful buildings and awesome gardens - I really enjoyed seeing it !

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riyadh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was just AMAZING. Finally seeing the AlHambra after so much time wishing to do so. Seeing the castle and trying to imagine it in its time of glory brought tears to my eyes and made me so proud of my ancestors. A must visit at least once in your lifetime!

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Book your tickets online well ahead, take afternoon ticket after 2 pm and avoid morning group crowds. Try to book Nazaris palace in the beginning of afyernoon - have your time slot at 2 pm or maximum 3 pm. When allready in Granada, print your ticket in official Alhambra book shop and that how avoid lines of people in main... More 

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Address: Palacio de Carlos V, Granada, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Granada>  > Realejo - San Matias

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