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    Alhambra de Granada
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Visit the Alhambra

The Alhambra was termed because of its reddish wall. It is located on the pinnacle of the hill al-Sabika, on the left bank of the river Darro, to the west of the city of Granada. It is also close to the area of the Albaicin and of the Alcazaba. Yusuf I (1333-1353) and Mohammed V (1353-1391) are the mastermind of most of the architecture of the Alhambra that we enjoy today. Since the days of the Catholic Monarchs until now we must not forget that Charles V dictated the demolition of a part of the complex in order to build the palace which bore his inscriptions. We must also mention the building of the Emperor's Chambers (habitaciones del Emperador) and the Queen's Dressing Room (Peinador de la Reina). In 18TH century the Alhambra was abandoned. At a certain time during the French dominated part of the fortress and was later blasted away and it was until the 19th century that there was repairing and restoration of the complex and it was managed until today.

Alhambra Tour Packages

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Regular tour Alhambra

Join a group to visit the Alhambra and Generalife every day in the morning, for only €45 the regular guided tour includes: entrances + an Official Guides , members of AGIP (Local Association of Professional Guides).

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Private Tour Alhambra

Book an official private guide for you and/or a group of family, friends or partners, and to know in a more comfortable and more direct way the Alhambra.
As this is a private tour, you pay for the service itself not per person, so thirty people would pay like one.

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Night Tour Alhambra

The other Alhambra, "the illuminated one", is the one that you will be able to enjoy, if you hire this other visit modality where new sensations will be perceived.
As this is a private tour, you pay for the service itself not per person, so thirty people would pay like one.

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Flamenco Show

Enjoy for only € 25, of a Gypsy Zambra in one of the Caves of the Sacromote, with a drink during the flamenco show and a walk for San Nicolás.

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Tickets for La Alhambra de Granada

So much history means, there is bundle of funs to enjoy and there’s quite a lot to learn.
How do you get there?
The palace of Alhambra is open throughout the year, excluding the Christmas Day (25th December) and the first day of the new year (January 1st). The available times of visit are scheduled into the different times of the day morning (8:30AM to 2:00PM) and afternoon (2:00PM to 8:00PM) and also in the evening. You would purchase a ticket for any of the time you prefer. Though there are huge demand of tickets and restriction of the number of visitors per day, it is therefore advisable to book for your ticket in advance.

Tickets are also available for sightseeing at night to Nasrid Palaces- they are unexpired from 10:00PM to 11:30PM. The Nasrid Palaces may only be got at in the hour indicated on your ticket, due to limited spaces. You must ensure you visit them at this time so you do not lose your right to visit this part of the Alhambra.

The prices of the ticket ranges from 7.00 € - 14.00 € or higher and it dependent on the kind of visit ticket you purchase and the place you purchase it. It is also important to note that ticket prices may increase depending on commission.
Children between the age of 0- 12 years are usually free. (Even though admission for children under 12 is free, tickets must be purchased at the same time as the others, because all visitors must carry a ticket when entering the Monument). Senior citizens and people with disability enjoy some discount in their ticket purchases though they must certify that they are eligible to this discount. Tickets will be booked by an agent authorized by the Patronato de la Alhambra to cater for an organized tour. You can also do your reservation online. Tickets can be acquired in the ticket offices or in the automatic machines located in the Access Pavilion in the Alhambra for Individual visits

The types of tickets

There exist various tickets types: Daytime visit, Garden visit and Evening or Night time visit, and so on.
The Daytime visits and the Garden visits are divided into morning and afternoon.
In the Daytime ticket, this visit includes the areas of the Alcazaba, Charles V Palace, the Nasrid Palaces, the Generalife, the Mosque baths and Gardens.
Evening or Night time visit, there are two kinds of night visits: the night visit to the Nasrid Palaces and the night visit to the Gardens. These visits are independent because they take place simultaneously. Garden visit, this ticket provides only the entry to the primary gardens of the monument during the daytime visit. Visitors may allowed entry to the following gardens Alhambra: Walk of the Cypresses (Paseo de los Cipreses), Unirrigated Land (Secano), Saint Francis´Gardens (Jardines de San Francisco.); Alcazaba: Garden of the Ramparts (Jardines de los Adarves.); The Partal: Portico of the Palace, Gardens and Walks, Rauda, Palace of Yusuff III, Tower Walk; Generalife: Lower Gardens and High Gardens; These places have not got a specific time to access, so visitors may visit it during the morning or afternoon as indicated in the ticket.

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Visit «La Alhambra de Granada»

La Alhambra is one of the most visited monuments in Europe. This fact, together with the logical restrictions on access for conservation reasons, means that it is not always easy to obtain entrance tickets. To avoid disappointment, it is highly recommendable to book tickets in advance, and learn more beforehand about the system allowing visitors access to the building complex.

The Alhambra and Generalife belong to a big monumental complex. A previous planning visit is required if you want to enjoy and discover the monument. You can visit part of the complex, depending on your time.