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Visit the Alhambra and Generalife

Discover for yourself the wonder of the Alhambra Palace Complex with an unforgettable guided tour.

HIGHLIGHTS:

* See fascinating and ornately decorated palaces and courtyards

* Visit Generalife Palace and Gardens

* Learn all about the palace’s history with a knowledgeable guide

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. During this guided tour you visit the different palaces and courtyards as well as the incredible Generalife gardens.

The Alhambra is located on a once inaccessible hill overlooking the city’s 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 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, the breathtakingly beautiful Court of the Lions and the Hall of the Abencerrajes.

We also the visit the Generalife Palace and Gardens built during the reign of Muhammad III and redecorated shortly afterwards by Abu I-Walid Isma'il. The complex was used as a 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 medieval Persian Gardens. A day in paradise! 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. During this guided tour you visit the different palaces and courtyards as well as the incredible Generalife gardens. Meeting/ Pick up point: You should reconfirm the exact pick-up place and time with the supplier. Duration: 2.5 hours approximately. Start or opening time: Time will be confirmed at least a week in advance. You may visit the Alhambra at any time between 9am and 5:30pm. .Languages: Spanish, English, French and German. 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.