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  1. Spain
  2. Andalusia
  3. Granada
  4. Generalife

Granada: Alhambra and Generalife Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Product ID: 291080
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Discover the only surviving palatine city of the Islamic Golden Age of Western Europe. With an expert guide, explore the walls of Alhambra, learning about the extensive history of the site.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
English
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 4 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of the Nazari Dynasty, who ruled over Alhambra in its most glorious period
  • Discover the role of the city both as a royal center, but also as a military base
  • Hear your guide describe the complex history of the site, which has existed since the 9th century
Full description
Begin your tour by meeting your guide at the entrance of the Generalife garden in the city of Alhambra. Wander around the royal gardens, as your guide gives you an introduction to the city constructed by the Nazari Dynasty in the 9th century. Located on a strategic point, the city served as both a palatial refuge for the sultans of the day, as well as a tactical defensive structure.

Visit the palaces of the city of Alhambra, where you will find remnants of Muslim art, as well as the jewels of the city. As you explore within the red walls of the city, your guide will give you a detailed account of the story of the site, as well as an account of the history of Islam in Spain.
Includes
  • Headsets
  • Professional guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Behind the wall of Alhambra Store there is a physical map of the city of Alhambra. Here is where the guide of the local partner will meet you.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
Organized by

Alhamratour

Product ID: 291080