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“carlos v”(19 reviews)
“free entrance”(4 reviews)
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Palacio de Carlos V, 18009 Granada, Spain
Realejo - San Matias
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is free (part of the Alhambra ticket) so worth going if you have the audiotour (otherwise because a lot of the captions are in Spanish it's difficult to know what you're looking at). Gives a great overview of the history of the Alhambra.

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is huge and with so much to see and area to cover, having a private tour guide was helpful. True there aren't many artifacts at the site, but the grounds are lovely and the Lion fountain and other areas had recently been cleaned...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on a trip to Granada I took the long walk up the hill to the Alhambra Palace. I have a proper tour booked later on in the year in October but wanted to see what was there in advance. My son and I took...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I wanted to know everything I could possibly know about the history of such an iconic place. I was satisfied without being overwhelmed

Thank kcoers
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Numerous historic and religious pieces laid out sympathetically, different rooms with different themes. In the final room, beyond the exit, there are newer pieces to enjoy

Thank vonnie_davies
Reviewed 30 July 2018

It is quite a small museum but it is free and worth a visit as it will be a good 20 minutes spent. Not everything is translated into english but the staff are very friendly and happy to translate.

1  Thank Usman H
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It's a decent and free museum. Collection consists of some coins, doors and fountains. There is no English explanations for items.

1  Thank Aybars M
Reviewed 16 June 2018

we had a private guide who talked us through the many interesting exhibits and the museum was quiet, refined, and elegant.

Thank jane5505
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Alhambra as part of our Andalusia tour. The place is extraordinarily. The moorish palace is beautiful. The Arabic etched were so intricate and so interesting. Highly recommended to see. Spend your time in Granda for at least 3 days and take your time...More

Thank NanceeM6
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This delightful Museum provides an insight into Moorish Culture and has some really excellent exhibits. It's rooms are carefully laid out and displays are in English and Spanish. There are some stunning illustrated Korans, beautiful doorways, windows and art work. As an insight into the...More

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Nomad109221
12 July 2017|
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Response from reluctanttraveller47 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure, you can enter the museum free even if you don't have a ticket to the Alhambra. I can't remember closing times, This STUPID site won't let me post a helpful url but fairly easy to find WINTER SCHEDULES... More
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Nomad109221
12 July 2017|
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Response from SMF123Q | Reviewed this property |
Museum was free. Included in the original Alhambra grounds fee.
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Ng0721
11 April 2017|
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Response from Rodman100 | Reviewed this property |
Get the general admission ticket for 14 euros, this covers the gardens and the palace. Make sure you are early as I missed out on a ticket. I got there just before 10 and there were only a few tickets left which sold out... More
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