Lovely building with good views. Better to go in summer when garden in flower. Lots of steps but worth it for the views.
I would think this would be an amazing place to walk through in the Spring, Summer or Autumn. Plus some of the water features were under repair. Be prepared for a lot of walking and stairs.
We visited Generalife, Alhambra and surrounds as part of the one tour. It is well worth the visit. Good walking shoes, hat, sunscreen and bottled water are recommended. A person in our group who was in a wheel chair was not able to access most of the areas.
Walk around the Generalife (which from Arabic, translates as Architect's Garden), which consists of The Summer Palace of the sultan and the beautiful gardens surrounding it. The palace was built early in the 1300's and is a sight to behold! So many lovely fountains and foliage. If you go during the right time of year (typically early may), all the... More
The title is about all i get to see of Generalife. The view from the palace and the garden is quite calming and peaceful, overlooking the mountains surrounding Granada. The place is much smaller and less impressive than Nazari Palace. Give yourself aroudn 30 mins here.
When you get into the Alhambra be sure to take in the gardens. See the fountains and look at the wonderfully designed paths. From the gardens look over to the main buildings and if you go in winter take in the view of the snow covered mountains. It can be quite tiring, but do go as it will round off... More
Generalife is a beautifully designed garden landscape dating back hundreds of years. Perched against a mountain it gives you great views down to Granada and across a little valley to the Alhambra. We visited after we had explored the Alhambra and it was a soothing and comforting wander that gave our Alhambra visit it's beautiful finishing touches. After spending 3... More
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