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Alhambra: Tour with Nasrid Palaces

1. Alhambra: Tour with Nasrid Palaces

Journey back to the days of the Moors in Spain on a guided tour of the Alhambra. Enter the vast complex and hear about its great influence and importance in the history of Spain. Learn about the architectural styles that were used, with Christianity and Islam both having an influence. Marvel at the beautiful Gate of Pomegranates, then walk past the Pillar of Charles V fountain, erected in 1554 along the route that leads to the main entrance of the Alhambra. Explore the Alcazaba fortress, formerly a military precinct and the oldest area of the Alhambra complex. You will also visit the Nasrid Palaces including the Palace of Mexuar, the Palace of Comares, and the Court of the Lions. Finally head to the Generalife, the summer palace of the Nasrid Emirs, home to one of the oldest surviving gardens of the Moors. Admire the different courtyards with their long pools framed by flowerbeds, fountains, colonnades, and pavilions.

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Alhambra: Tour without Nasrid Palaces - Non-Refundable

2. Alhambra: Tour without Nasrid Palaces - Non-Refundable

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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Alhambra, Nasrid Palaces, and Generalife 3-Hour Guided Tour

3. Alhambra, Nasrid Palaces, and Generalife 3-Hour Guided Tour

On this 3-hour guided tour, visit the Nasrid Palaces, the Palace of Charles V and the Generalife and its gardens. Admire beautiful views of Granada along the journey and skip the long lines to spend more quality time enjoying your trip. Be amazed by the province's beauty and learn about the history of the Alhambra Palaces and its Gardens. See the Nasrid Palace with its beautiful tile work and stucco ceilings, the famous Court of the Lions, fountains, pools, gardens and patios.

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Granada: UNESCO Heritage Neighborhoods Tour with Guide

4. Granada: UNESCO Heritage Neighborhoods Tour with Guide

Immerse yourself in the diverse culture of Granada on this unique tour of two UNESCO World Heritage listed neighborhoods. Walk around some of the most magical, narrow streets, experience the culture of the locals, and retrace the steps of the region’s rich history. Visit the Muslim neighborhood of Albayzín with it narrow winding streets and medieval Moorish past dating back to the Nasrid Kingdom of Granada. Then, head to the gypsy neighborhood of Sacromonte, home to houses built into the rock and dramatic flamenco shows along the narrow roads. Finally, visit two hills located in front of the Alhambra and admire the stunning scenery before you, as well as the Nazari monument and Sierra Nevada in the background.

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Granada: Alhambra and Generalife Tour

5. Granada: Alhambra and Generalife Tour

Journey back to the days of the Moors in Spain on a 3-hour tour of Granada, and see the city’s two most iconic monuments in one of its most historic neighborhoods. Learn the history of the palatial city and Royal House, and why it was declared a National Monument in 1870. Enter the vast complex of the Alhambra and hear about its great influence and importance in the history of Spain. Get essential information about the architectural styles at the Alhambra, including the beautiful Gate of Pomegranates. See the monument to Washington Irving, who lived in the palace when he wrote Tales of the Alhambra. Walk past the Pillar of Charles V fountain, erected in 1554 along the route that leads to the main entrance of the Alhambra. Admire the diverse architectural styles inside the grounds of the palace, such as the Islamic motifs of the courtyards and the fountains and water features of the Generalife. The Generalife (Architect's Garden) was the summer palace of the Nasrid Emirs, and is one of the oldest surviving gardens of the Moors. Admire the Jardím de la Sultana (Courtyard of the Cypress) and Patio de la Acequia (Court of the Water Channel) with its long pool framed by flowerbeds, fountains, colonnades and pavilions. Discover an exquisite example of the medieval Persian gardens of Al-Andalus.

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From Seville: Granada and Alhambra Full-Day Tour with Ticket

6. From Seville: Granada and Alhambra Full-Day Tour with Ticket

Depart Seville and travel to the historic city of Granada. Upon arrival at the palatial complex of the legendary Alhambra complex, enter the former citadel of the Nasrid Dynasty and learn more about Spain during the reign of the Moors. Access amazing areas of the complex, including the beautiful courtyard of the Patio de Los Leones. Admire the architectural details of the Nasrid palace, such as the stucco ceilings and impressive tiles. Stroll around the water features in the gardens, including the pools of the 14th-century Palacio de Generalife. Then, explore the city center of Granada and venture down the narrow streets of the medieval Moorish Albaicin quarter before the return trip to Seville. 

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From Granada: Los Cahorros Guided Tour

7. From Granada: Los Cahorros Guided Tour

Discover the breathtaking beauty of the natural paradise that is Los Cahorros on this guided tour. After getting picked up in Granada, head to Monachil, located just 15 minutes from Granada. Enjoy an easy hike through the river canyon, facilitated by the 30-meter high hanging bridges that tower between the canyon walls. Discover bathing pools, small caves, and immense vegetation. You will also have the opportunity to see the beautiful waterfalls that characterize this area on this 2 to 3-hour walking route. At the end of your hike, get dropped off back in the center of Granada.

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Alhambra: Generalife Gardens & Alcazaba Fast-Track Tour

8. Alhambra: Generalife Gardens & Alcazaba Fast-Track Tour

Feel the atmosphere of the moorish culture, admire the Spanish Islamic gardens and delight in the smells of the flowers and the murmuring of the ornate fountains. Discover the Alcazaba and Generalife gardens with a tour of its fortifications, gardens and outdoor areas. During the visit, you can enjoy and see the Generalife gardens and the summer palace, the amazing hydraulic system, the Medina, the Charles V Palace, the rest of the Partal palaces and new gardens. Don’t miss the incredible, breathtaking views from atop the fortress which towers over the city of Granada—the perfect spots for making lasting memories.

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Granada: Alhambra, Nasrid Palaces & Generalife Private Tour

9. Granada: Alhambra, Nasrid Palaces & Generalife Private Tour

Visit the most famous monument in Spain, Alhambra de Granada, on a 3-hour private tour. Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site with an expert local guide, and enjoy included entry to the Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba, and Generalife Gardens. Meet your private guide close to the main entrance to the monument, then enjoy separate group access. Once inside, discover stories about the most important events to occur in the palace city. See the Carlos V Palace, the Court of the Lions, and more.

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Granada: Alhambra Gardens, Generalife & Alcazaba Guided Tour

10. Granada: Alhambra Gardens, Generalife & Alcazaba Guided Tour

First, enjoy skip-the-line access to one of the most visited attractions in Spain, giving you much more time to explore. Meet your local knowledgeable guide and enjoy views of Granada city and the surrounding mountains as you enter. 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. After that time, discover how the fortification of the entire perimeter of the Alhambra and wall was built.  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. 

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What people are saying about Granada

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 2,328 reviews

Highly recommended! Alhambra is fantastic and def worth a visit. The customer service lady, our driver Alex, and the guide Ali (or Anna? the history PHD girl) are brilliant and helpful all the time!

excellent tour and content, it is well worth doing, Eduardo was super versatile, clear and entertaining throughout the walk, he also responded to all inquiries with a lot of knowledge and depth.

Emilio has been a great guide. The guided tour is highly recommended. Emilio's explanations have been most clear and entertaining.

Excelente todo! Puntualidad, los guías muy buenos y divertidos. Muy clara y amena la explicación.

Carlos and DeLuca were wonderful and helpful, patient and kind. Knowledge!