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“Wonderful Spanish history”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Alhambra

The Alhambra
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Alhambra and Generalife Small-Group Guided Tour in Granada
Ranked #1 of 211 things to do in Granada
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The second most visited site in Europe: this breathtaking palace-city is a sophisticated blend of medieval Islamic, Renaissance Christian and modern architectural styles..
Bushmills, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful Spanish history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

Loved every min,had a ball and learnt loads.The place is quite a walk and do wear flat shoes as the paths are cobbled ect.Feet hurt but i have very happy memories and wonderful pictures of the wonderful views ect.Very evocative

Visited May 2012
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“Smells history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

I couldn`t realized that how many hours i spent inside, it was totally amazing, inspiring, makes you think that you can live there forever. Gardens should not be missed!

Visited December 2012
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“Lovely place”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

It's not my thing not to mention I didn't know the history behind it all. It may have been more enjoyable with a guide.

Visited August 2012
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San Salvador, El Salvador
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“Must visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

if you are ever in Granada Alhambra is a must see. I highly recommend you buy your ticket for the day tour and the night tour. The day tour is aprox 16 Euros and ask for the 2:30 admission for the Palace as this gives you enough time to walk from the main entrance to the Palace.
If you do not buy the guided tours, please buy the audio tours, the magic and significance of the place will make a lot more sense if you are guided.
Rate this place a must see. Come visit during the spring, when all the Generalife gardens are blooming, and the sky is clear.

Visited March 2013
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“Incredible”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

This place was amazing. It's an old fort and palace, but it's huge and has one interesting place after another. The Islamic design is just gorgeous and the layout and views are fantastic. A few tips: (1) buy tickets in advance, including the Nasrid palace-they sell tickets for specific half hour increments and we were glad we did it online ahead of time. You can pick up the tickets via ATM using the credit card you used to pay at a Caixa ATM (all over Granada). (2) Count on at least half a day if not more. We walked up the hill, which was a trek. We enjoyed it but were pretty exhausted because once you get there, there's a lot of walking, and going up/down stairs in the fort part (which you will not want ot miss). There is very convenient public transportation that will take you there and also taxis--we would probably opt to take the public shuttle up from the Cathedral if we did it again). (3) The audioguide is very good. It covers all the exteriors and interiors and is just the right amount of information. You can rent them there. All in all, a fantastic experience and different than anything we have seen before.

Visited March 2013
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