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The Alhambra

  • General view of the Alhambra

    General view of the Alhambra

     
  • General view of the Alhambra by night © Turespaña

    General view of the Alhambra by night © Turespaña

  • Columns inside the Alhambra © Turespaña

    Columns inside the Alhambra © Turespaña

  • Detail of a mosaic in the Alhambra © Turespaña

    Detail of a mosaic in the Alhambra © Turespaña

  • Courtyard of the Lions in the Alhambra

    Courtyard of the Lions in the Alhambra

  

Category

Palace

Date

14th century

Style

Andalusi
Calle Real de la Alhambra, s/n.
18009 Granada
Granada, Andalusia
Granada

Telephone+34 958027971

The splendour of the Nasrid era

The Alhambra is a beautiful complex of buildings and gardens. Its leafy tree-lined walkways provide pleasant shade and coolness, enhanced by the abundance of water that flows in its streams.

It was the largest political and aristocratic centre of the Moslem West. The Palace premises comprise beautiful rectangular courtyards and numerous fountains, as well as the Nasrid buildings that served as living quarters for the monarchs and their servants. The oldest building is the Alcazaba citadel. One of the most important structures is the La Vela tower, which offers one of the loveliest views of the Alhambra. The courtyard of the Lions with its fountains is one of the most beautiful in the compound.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Mar 15 to Oct 14

Monday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

8:30 AM to 8:00 PM

 

Oct 15 to Mar 14

Monday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Opening times correspond to daytime visits, for night time opening times please check the official website

Rates

 

General: €15,40

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Guided tours

Accessibility
Lift
Disabled toilets
Itinerary adapted for the disabled
Tactile itinerary
Car park
Ramps
Sign guides

Reservations
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Mar 8, 2018 to Mar 18, 2018

Festival

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Granada Tango Festival

A religious float in a procession during Easter week in Granada.

Mar 25, 2018 to Apr 1, 2018

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

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Easter week in Granada

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May 26, 2018

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