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Palace of Carlos V

Neighborhood: Realejo - San Matias
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Address: Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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+34 958 56 35 08
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This beautiful Renaissance palace was built in the 1530s and is located in...

This beautiful Renaissance palace was built in the 1530s and is located in the Alhambra complex adjacent to the better-known Nasrid palaces.

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Skip the Line: Alhambra Walking Tour and Private Sightseeing Flight
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$73.17*
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Private Tour: Alhambra and Generalife
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Skip the Line: Alhambra Tour and Granada Hammam

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Don't judge the inside by the outside

You'd never know inside this unimpressive facade is a huge circular courtyard adorned with two levels of Roman columns. What a pleasant surprise! We almost passed it up. If you're... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

nice place to burn time while waiting for your Nasrid Palace time slot. good, well maintained pieces from the glory years of the Alhambra

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This section of the Alhambra houses the museum's, but in itself has little to offer. The circular courtyard is of note, but little else.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this to be as interesting as the Nazrid Palace. Interesting architecturally and a fabulous art museum on the 2nd floor.

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Newark, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'd never know inside this unimpressive facade is a huge circular courtyard adorned with two levels of Roman columns. What a pleasant surprise! We almost passed it up. If you're already visiting the Alhambra, don't miss it. It's quite impressive inside and quite a contrast from the rest of Moorish Alhambra.

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Malacca, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a beautiful and amazing place. The architecture is simply beautiful and enthralling. The beautiful structure, the amazing carving. It is an experience to walk in the garden and thereafter to examine the great palace. A must visit if you are in Granada.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very different from the other palaces in the complex, this is a throwback to Roman Antiquity, very cool to see the contrast. Also includes the Alhambra Museum and Museum of Fine Arts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

When visiting the Alhambra I would highly recommend a visit to the Palace, the ground floor houses the museum of the Alhambra which has some very good artifacts as well as information and then an area about the architecture of the Alhambra. The top floor has two great spaces one for Spanish art which was exceptionally well presented then an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

As part of the Alhambra experience I would recommend visiting the museums inside this circular architectural palace.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

We were advised to reserve 4 hours to visit the Allhambra. We started at the top, with the Generalife and finished up with the old towers and Palacios Nazaries at 4. It all worked perfect, except for the fact that we had some time to visit the museum of the alhambra, located inside the impressive building Palace of Carlos V,... More 

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

We didn't find the palace that interesting but there is an art gallery and a museum there (free entry) that took our attention much more!

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