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Alhambra Ticket with Audio Guide including Nasrid Palaces

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    Visit: The Alhambra, Calle Real de la Alhambra, s/n Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada Spain

    On a rocky hill that is difficult to access, on the banks of the River Darro, protected by mountains and surrounded by woods, among the oldest quarters in the city, the Alhambra rises up like an imposing castle with reddish tones in its ramparts that prevent the outside world from seeing the delicate beauty they enclose.

    Originally designed as a military area, the Alhambra became the residence of royalty and of the court of Granada in the middle of the thirteenth century, after the establishment of the Nasrid kingdom and the construction of the first palace, by the founder king Mohammed ibn Yusuf ben Nasr, better known as Alhamar. The fortress became a citadel with high ramparts and defensive towers, which house two main areas: the military area, or Alcazaba, the barracks of the royal guard, and the medina or court city, the location of the famous Nasrid Palaces and the remains of the houses of noblemen and plebeians who lived there.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Visit: Generalife Realejo-San Matias, 18009 Granada Spain

    The Generalife is composed of a series of large gardens, where every corner holds a novelty and a pleasant surprise for the eyes, with a minimum of obtrusive buildings.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Visit: Granavision Excursions, Calle de los Reyes Catolicos 47, 18001 Granada Spain

    Granavision Excursions

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Visit: Alcazaba, Calle Real de la Alhambra Conjunto Monumental de la Alhambra y el Generalife, 18009 Granada Spain

    The Alcazaba plainly served a military function. The entrance to the Alcazaba was at the foot of the Tower of Homage . At the base of the tower is a slight slope. A simple L-shaped walkway keeps the main gate from being seen from the outside.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Visit: Nasrid Palaces, Calle Real De La Alhambra, 18009 Granada Spain

    The habitual residence of the kings of Granada, their construction began at the beginning of the 14th century. The Nasrid Palaces are a palatial complex formed by three buildings:
    - The Mexuar is the oldest hall. It was employed for meetings between the ministers of the king and as a courtroom.
    - Next, we come to the Palace of Comares, which dates back to the era of Yusuf I. This dwelling was erected around the Patio de los Arrayanes (Courtyard of the Myrtles), and its side exits lead to the Sala de los Embajadores (Hall of Ambassadors) and the Sala de la Barca (Hall of the Boat). The Hall of Ambassadors is located inside the Tower of Comares.
    - The Palace of the Lions, dating back to the era of Muhammed V, is also a royal residence. It is composed of a central courtyard, the Courtyard of the Lions, and halls along each side, the Hall of the Mocarabes, the Hall of the Kings, the Hall of the Two Sisters, the Hall of the Ajimeces, leading on to the mirador Daraxa viewpoint, and the Hall of the Abencerrajes, along with the Harem


    Duration: 40 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    You must pick up your ticket and your tourist audio guide the day of your Alhambra visit, between 08:30 and 09:00 for the morning schedule or between 13:30 and 14:00 for the afternoon schedule at the "Granavision Welcome Visitor Centre" in the Alhambra, located just 100 meters from the Parking Number 1.
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Discover the Spanish-Muslim architecture of Nasrid Palaces and Alcazaba Fortress
    • Stroll around and relax at the Generalife Gardens
    • Enjoy the complete flexibility of a self-guided audio tour
    • Tickets for the Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba and Generalife Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - The Alhambra
    • Entry/Admission - Generalife
    • Entry/Admission - Granavision Excursions
    • Entry/Admission - Alcazaba
    • Entry/Admission - Nasrid Palaces
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants.
    • Time of entry to Nasrid Palaces will be printed on your skip-the-line ticket
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 16 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 20 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel between 11 and 15 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 10 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The Alhambra has been on our bucket list for a while, but I can honestly say it was more than I expected and breathtakingly beautiful. A pity the harem wasn't open, but c'est la vie. What let it down for us was the ticketing. Our...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank SallyHB2013
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We absolutely loved our tour with Angela. She was very entertaining and at the same time was able to teach us an incredible amount of history. I would recommend this as a must if you are going to visit the Alhambra.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank shop0508
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    once inside the albambra is spectular, however, the ticket you print off from tripadvisor is not your ticket! so don't bother queing to get into the alhambra complex - you have to go to an office across the road where you are given another ticket...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank jokavaney1
    Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

    Booked our tickets 🎟 in advance to be sure to get into the Palace alone, in fact booked our tickets 1 year in advance, if you think you can just turn up and get into the Palace think again, no you need to book your...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Paul R
    Reviewed 5 August 2019

    Specifically, this review is about the ticket and audio guide rather than Alhambra itself. You need to take your booking print out to the Granavision office, just above car park 1 near the main entrance. We arrived by foot, but we found the office quickly...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank sprusd
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    Graham M
    22 August 2019|
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    Response from 836kayl | Reviewed this property |
    We used the audio guide which was great and meant we could take our time. You must must must book for the Nasrid Palaces which are amazing but don’t forget your passports as you will need them. We booked our audio guide incl... More
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    Response from Merle47 | Reviewed this property |
    Your ticket to the Nasrid Palace gets you into the Alhambra to see everything.
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