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“timeless” 5 of 5 stars
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Generalife
Generalife | Realejo-San Matias, 18009 Granada, Spain
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Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens...
Ranked #2 of 90 Attractions in Granada
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Gardens, Outdoors
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Houston, Texas
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“timeless”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Part of our ticket to see the Alhambra, we were glad to see the beautiful Generalife gardens in spite of the crowds. There was such a sense of history and of beauty awakening for another spring season combined - magical. I would happily go again to see it in other seasons.

Visited March 2013
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“Impressive Gardens…it’s good to be the king”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We saw this site in combination with the Alhambra. Be forewarned, there is a lot of walking between the two sites, up and down, and probably a couple miles total. It’s worth it but it isn’t a walk in the park. The Generalife was the “summer” home for those lucky enough to inhabit the Alhambra. Lush greenery and water everywhere likely conspired to keep the temps down during the hot spanish summers. The landscaping is impressive, as is the architecture. Well worth the tour. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes, you’ll be walking quite a bit.

Visited November 2013
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New York, NY
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“Stunning settings and views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The fountains and gardens are so beautiful, it must have been incredible in its heyday. From the grounds of Generalife, you have a stunning view of the city of Granada and the Albaicin.

Visited February 2014
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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“Beautiful Garden views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

It is a funny experience to see the summer residence only 200 m from Alhambra. Beside Alhambra's Nasrid palaces this was also a very nice experience and one more reason to buy the "general tricket" for Alhambra

Visited January 2014
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“Part of the official tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Lovely gardens. We visited in winter. Would be beautiful in spring and summer- but more people to contend with!

Visited January 2014
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