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Generalife

Cerro de Sol, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The gardens are very lovely and the watering system is fascinating. The buildings are nice, but are a bit of a let down after you have already seen the other palaces.

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Gardens to explore which are beautifully laid out with wonderful plants and flowers, a very peaceful place.

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Well signposted. Beautiful and relaxing. A chance to get away from the crowds of visitors because of all of the hidden nooks and crannies.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Beautiful gardens which are a wonderful combination of flowers, shrubs, fruits and vegetables. The oleander walk is fabulous.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

As told with Alhambra. You must see the Generalife if you go to the Alhambra. Amazing gardens and flowers. This visit happens at the end of the Alhambra tour so it becomes quite tiring in the heat (34 degrees). There are places to sit down but not much opportunity as tour keeps moving. Take plenty of water.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

There is no way you can take boring photos here. Every single angle provides amazing photos. Early morning or late afternoon is the best time to visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

As part of the Alhambra experience this was also amazing. Liked it all. Nothing to dislike! Give yourselves plenty of time to walk around, this is an experience that shouldn't be rushed.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The gardens are highly groomed and beautifully maintained. The combination of gardens, water, beautiful architecture in the generalife buildings and history makes for a memorable visit. The garden is rich with scents that enhance the experience.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

despite having a booked time, you still have to wait in a long que for over 45min. This was not fun given the heat, but it was still worth going to.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The most fascinating part of these amazing gardens is the fact they still look the same as they did 500 - 600 years ago. Definitely some of the best gardens I've ever seen.

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