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The Alhambra

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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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Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada, Spain
Realejo - San Matias
958 027 971
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Upon arriving we didn’t realise that it’s a city, we thought it was one palace! Very beautiful by the way. Definitely at least a half day to spend just in Alhambra, perhaps even a whole day if you wander around leisurely. We didn’t eat anything...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is a must see. The walk there is steep, but I think there is a bus that takes you to the main entrance if you need it. They say there is a 30min window to enter the palace at your ticket time, but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pre book tickets online for all entrances, (only 14euro.) Well worth it though. Beautiful sights of the grounds and to the Serra Nevada and of the old town below.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 587kg
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most certainly if you decided to come to Granada, it is mostly to visit the Alhambra Palace anyway... the place is just exceptional and should not be missed. Make sure to dedicate enough time to it and book on line with enough anticipation your visit...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bruno l
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great day and as my title suggests, worth a visit. The audio guide is a must especially informative in the Nasrid Palace. I am sure the grounds will look especially good later in the season. I would in my opinion avoid all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jedwin4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Alhambra is definitely worth a visit! Exquisite gardens and palaces, could not get enough of taking pictures. You have to be patient though, as there are mane visitors so you have to queue. Better to book online.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KarenC8591
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a truly magical place. The scenery and views from the Alhambra are stunning. The architecture within the Palace is beautiful, make sure you leave time to stand and stare. We did not visit with a guide and were glad, as the tours seemed...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Smokie24
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Alhambra was the home to Muslim Nasrid rulers until 1492. it's typically Moorish architecture and very Andalusian outlook makes it an outstanding landmark. The place is on the top of the hill in the city of Granada with views of city from the top....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Alhambra is full 365 days a year. The construction of the different parts of the Alhambra took several centuries. The visits are very well organized and if the tourist does not buy the tickets in advance, he will not be able to enter. One...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mlachter
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the highlights of a trip to Granada. It is on a mountain overlooking the city _ you can walk up but it is a steep walk. There are also city buses that go there cheaply. You do have to reserve tickets...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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February 12, 2019|
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Response from Mta22 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I printed mine and that is what they will scan (on paper or on your phone) when you arrive and enter.
February 2, 2019|
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Response from Swebbo50 | Reviewed this property |
car is the best option or a bus trip maybe but there are also trains although this can take from 3-4 hours journey either way - I would definitely recommend staying over at least one night in Granada as apart from La... More
January 28, 2019|
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Response from MichiganSam | Reviewed this property |
I think it depends on what you mean by less mobile. There are a lot of level changes. The Alcazaba fortress I recall as being a lot of stair climbing to get the full impression. The Palaces I recall having level changes... More