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Alhambra guided visit+Flamenco

The Alhambra Palace Complex is one of the world's most visited buildings and rightly so as you'll find out for yourself. This beautiful series of palaces, perched high on a hill overlooking the city is the culmination of centuries of Islamic art and architecture in Moorish Spain, the flowering of a unique syncretic culture. In this guided tour you'll visit the different palaces and courtyards as well as the incredible Generalife gardens. And then discover the passion and fire of flamenco with a visit to one of Granada's top tablaos. The Alhambra is located on a once inaccessible hill overlooking the city most ancient neighbourhoods and the valley of the River Darro. It was originally built as a fortress in 899 before being converted into a Royal Palace by Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada. Your knowledgeable guide will show you around the Royal Palace Complex with its Harem, the Court of the Myrtles with its large pond used for cooling the buildings in the summer heat, the magnificent Hall of the Ambassadors and the breathtakingly beautiful Court of the Lions and the Hall of the Abencerrajes. We'll also the visit the Generalife Palace and Gardens built during the reign of Muhammad III (1302-1309) and redecorated shortly afterwards by Abu I-Walid Isma'il. The complex was used as summer palace and retreat by the Nazrid emirs of Granada. Admire the Patio de la Acequia with its long pools framed by flowerbeds, fountains, colonnades and pavilions, and the Sultana's Garden, thought to be inspired by the style of mediaeval Persian Gardens. Then to cap it all spend a memorable evening at one of Granada's top flamenco venues. Feel the passion and fire of this most traditional of art forms where song, dance and music make unforgettable combination, bringing together the tragedy, joy and sensuality of Andalusia. The Alhambra Palace Complex is one of the world's most visited buildings and rightly so as you'll find out for yourself. This beautiful series of palaces, perched high on a hill overlooking the city is the culmination of centuries of Islamic art and architecture in Moorish Spain, the flowering of a unique syncretic culture. In this guided tour you'll visit the different palaces and courtyards as Meeting/ Pick up point: Near the map in the Alhambra by the lockers. Flamenco show: Carretera Murcia, s/n at 9.15pm. Duration: Length of the Alhambra tour: Two-and-a-half hours. Flamenco show: One hour and half. Start/opening time: Alhambra: a time will be confirmed at least a week in advance. You may visit the Alhambra at any time between 9am and 5:30pm. Languages: Alhambra tour: Spanish, English, German and French.Others: Due to the new confirmation policy for Alhambra tickets, the visit time may be modified. In this case we will get in touch with the customer to inform him of the new schedule. Please indicate a contact telephone number when booking. For operational reasons the supplier reserves the right to admit group reservations.