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Generalife

Generalife | Realejo-San Matias, 18009 Granada, Spain
958-22-09-12
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Ranked #2 of 108 Attractions in Granada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites, Gardens, Architectural Buildings
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Montreal
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Plan to spend a nice and relaxing day at l'Alhambra. Dont mind the crowds. Just enjoy. It's probably one of the most beautiful places on earth.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Beautiful place to wander. I love that the gardens are still in use. Very peaceful and restful. Interesting to learn of the difference between Moorish fountains (quiet and low, not for attention) and the Christian fountains (larger, noisier).

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Baltimore, Maryland
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53 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This was my second time visiting the Generalife and its gardens. Very pretty and tranquil place to visit. Since it is included in the admission to the Alhambra, it would be a shame not to take the walk and visit it.

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ISTANBUL
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Wonderful gardens and pools & flowing streams thru marble grooves. Amazing view of the old city from the terraces.

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

I hadn't heard of this area but it's worth a trek up the hill to see the gardens. It is a delightful place to get a little quiet in the gardens and watch the fountains play. The view bad of Granada is pretty good too.

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Silver City, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The building and walkways were lovely, but the gardens were fabulous, including those that currently produce fruits and vegetables. I saw many of the plants in my garden pruned In interesting ways that will be more beautiful and productive if I adopt them. Can't wait to get home and take the pruners to my pomgranates! The historic buildings were interesting,... More

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW via mobile

Such a beautiful spot to wander, enjoy the gorgeous sites and have a gorgeous backdrop for your photos.

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Northeast Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The gardens are an extravaganza of color, textures, sights and vistas. Indescribable beauty. A fitting first stop before your visit to The Alhambra.

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The Nutmeg State
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It's a must see place. Just walk the grounds like I did thinking as if I'm living that era and the way the place was filled with people from the Royal family to the servant. All the guests that were entertained, the harem, army, ground keepers, merchants, etc... Just walk through the gardens and think back few hundred years how... More

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Tring
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My review for Generalife is identical to that of the Alhambra. I feel that each part of the complex adds character and I would not want to visit one over the other. As such I view them altogether as a great package! We booked our tickets online, three months in advance through ticketmaster.es. We bought the Alhambra and Generalife ticket... More

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