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Skip-the-Line: Alhambra & Generalife 3-Hour Guided Tour

Product ID: 48872
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Explore the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens on this enriching 3-hour guided tour. Discover one of the world's most visited attractions with an informative local guide and revel at the complex's exquisite fusion of Islamic art and culture.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
Spanish, English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 10 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at Granada's impressive Alhambra Palace Complex and its surrounding gardens
  • Step back in time and discover ancient monuments such as the Court of the Lions and the Hall of the Ambassadors
  • Learn about the country's Moorish past throughout your tour of these magnificent fortresses
  • Relax amidst the myriad of fountains and flowers in the Generalife Gardens
Full description
Delve head first into Granada’s rich history with a guided walking tour of the Alhambra.

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, the Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex that once was home to the sultans of the Nasrid Dynasty.  Feast your eyes on the spectacular mix of elaborate Islamic art and architecture as your official tour guide gives you the inside scoop on its monumental and historic stature.

Explore the artistic beauty of the Court of the Lions as your guide leads you between the marble columns. Renowned for its iconic Muslim decor of blue and yellow tiles, the court is an impressive example of Islamic architectural and engineering splendor.

Don’t stop there and see what the Nasrid Palaces have to offer as you visit the Palace of Mexuar, the Palace of Comares, and the Palace of Leones.

Round off at the sultan’s summer palace to the east of Alhambra. The Generalife is framed by breathtaking scenery and surrounded by a plethora of vegetation and green open space. 
Includes
  • Tickets to the Alhambra Palace Complex (Nasrid Palaces and Generalife Gardens)
  • Audio system to improve the experience
  • Professional, bilingual guide
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Lunch or other activities in the city

When you get there

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the main map next to the Alhambra ticket office.

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Know before you go
• When booking, please provide the full name, date of birth and ID details for each participant. This information is required in advance for permission to enter the Alhambra
• Please note that all visitors to the Alhambra must carry a ticket, including children and babies of all ages
• The monument is closed on 25 December and 01 January
• As per Alhambra policy and in order to conserve the monument, time slots can be changed prior to your tour date. You will be advised by phone or email of any changes
• No refunds will be issued for late ticket collection
• Your visit commentary may be in 2 different languages
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Product ID: 48872