Guided tour

Alhambra: Tour without Nasrid Palaces

Alhambra: Tour without Nasrid Palaces

From $35.18 per person

Discover the Alhambra on a guided tour. Visit the Generalife Gardens, the Grand Palace of Charles V, and the impressive Alcazaba.

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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
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Private or small groups available
Highlights
  • Explore the Alhambra fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the Alcazaba and the Bath of the Mosque with your guide
  • Relax in the gardens and enjoy their beautiful Islamic landscaping
  • Learn more about the history behind the Alhambra complex
  • Marvel at the elaborate display of Andalusian art and architecture
Full description
Explore the Alhambra fortress and lavish Generalife Gardens on a guided tour. See hundreds of years of Granada's Moorish history as you explore this monumental site overlooking the beautiful city of Granada. Start the tour by discovering the Alcazaba complex built in the 13th-century. Find out about how the Nasrids added large towers and a street with an important access route through Puerta de las Armas. Discover how the fortification of the entire perimeter wall of the Alhambra was built. Learn all about the history of the Nasrid Kingdom through its architecture. Then, head to the Generalife, composed of the Lower Gardens, the Generalife Palace, and the High Gardens located outside the walls of the Alhambra. Learn about how this area was a recreational estate for the Nasrid sultans. Hear about the significance of water in this complex, and explore the beautiful and peaceful gardens.
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      Meeting point

      Please go to the "Pabellón de Acesso" of Alhambra ubicated in Paseo del Generalife 1F. The guide will be waiting next to the mural map with a sign of Amigo Tours

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      • Passport or ID card
      • Comfortable shoes

      Not allowed

      • Pets
      • Baby strollers
      • Luggage or large bags
      Customer reviews

      Overall rating

      4.3 /5

      based on 6127 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        4.5/5
      • Transportation
        3/5
      • Value for money
        3.7/5
      • Service
        4.3/5

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      August 15, 2021

      The wording in the description is misleading, this tour does not allow access to the palaces. I thought I was taking my partner on his 40th birthday but this isn't clear when booking.

      January 7, 2020

      Very good punctuality as well as explanation of the story

      December 13, 2019

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      Product ID: 67566

      VA ID: 397268