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Review of The Alhambra

The Alhambra
Ranked #1 of 183 things to do in Granada
Certificate of Excellence
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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..
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Beautiful and impressive. We had a guided tour and learned a lot about Alhambra and its history. Part fortress, part palace and elaborate gardens, this Moorish medieval complex overlooks Granada with many panoramic views. Do not miss it.
NOTE: Although we were with a group, our guide did not get tickets in advance and there were issues. We were able to get in.

Thank Geo G
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is a truly incredible place and I am glad that we had a terrific guide to take us through the site. There are incredible architectural, mathematical, philosophical, historical and cultural perspectives. Amazing!

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Our friends had gone on about this place for years and finally we got to see it. It certainly stands out as the most glorious palace/castle we have seen in our limited travels including Versailles, Caserta, Balmoral and Castle Howard. This one stands out. The intricate designs in the interior make baroque interiors look cheap and shabby. The sultan certanly had style. What a view he would have had through his windows of the town of Granada .Then there is the garden, Generalife. Because of the timed system for entry you can enjoy the visit without being completely mobbed.
We bought tickets online and it worked very well. You get in the lineup with 10 minutes of your time. No id was asked for. A great system.

Thank AJM012
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

You cannot miss this attraction out of your itinerary. We had a guided tour led by Juan and he was terrific, light hearted but fact filled without being boring or repetitive. This is an amazing experience that unfolds as you progress.

Thank James B
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This is truly one of the most gorgeous places I have ever visited. It is quite a hike from town, so be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes. Also be advised that the time of your Ticket is not for entrance to the overall grounds, but just for the Royal Palace. I’d plan on being there at least a half an hour early to give yourself time to make the walk to the palace. Finally, there is very little signage throughout the grounds or the buildings, so either get an audio guide or a guidebook so you’ll have a better understanding of what you’re seeing.

Thank 699JaneM
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