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“December, a bit disappointed”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Generalife

Generalife
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Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Half-Day Tour
Ranked #2 of 211 things to do in Granada
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Larvik, Norway
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“December, a bit disappointed”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

We had a guided tour of Alhambra including Generalife. Saw the Alhambra first and it is kind of hard to be impressed after that. Maybe it is more impressive in the summer with more colors?

Visited December 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“"The Garden of Lofty Paradise"”
Reviewed December 25, 2013

This is just one of the many names given to this beautiful oasis of flowers and foliage, pools and patios, where quiet courtyards fill with patterns of light and shade and intricately designed clipped hedges decorate the sundrenched terraces. According to our guide, the tour of the Alhambra and these beautiful gardens encompasses a 5 kilometre walk so wear comfortable shoes.

Visited October 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Rushed and not enjoyable”
Reviewed December 24, 2013

We were disappointed by this tour. It started late and was conducted in both Spanish and English. This meant were we're waiting around a lot while the guide spoke in Spanish and the whole experience became very trying. If we went again, we would guide ourselves. It is marvellous site, but you can do your reading prior to visiting and hire an audio phone. There was only opportunity to ask questions at the end. Overall we felt ripped off by this tour.

Visited December 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“views and vistas”
Reviewed December 22, 2013

This adjunct to the Alhambra is amazing and worthy in it s own right. To start with, the fabulous views of the valley and Granada will have you reaching for your camera. The grounds are under some renovation right now so you can't really walk the whole maze but the layout is still there. Fountains, paths, sculpture, intricate stone and brick work will hold your attention.

Worth a visit on its own, but follow up with a stroll through the Alhambra and your day will fly by.

Visited December 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
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“Heavenly Gardens”
Reviewed December 21, 2013

Adjoining gardens of the Alhambra are a must. Take your time to take in the great views and explore the fountains

Visited October 2013
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