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

Alhambra: Guided Walking Tour of Ancient Madinat Al-Hambra

Product ID: 215361
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Visit the Alhambra palatial complex (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) on this intimate, three hour guided walking tour and marvel at the Nasrid Palaces, Alkasaba fortress, Generalife summer palace and gardens, and the old medina of the Alhambra.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the heritage of the last Islamic kingdom of Al Andalus, the Nasrid Dynasty
  • Enjoy a private and personalized tour of Alhambra Palace
  • Get the most accurate historical information from an UNESCO accredited guide.
Full description
The Alhambra is Granada’s – and Europe’s – love letter to Moorish culture. Set against a backdrop of brooding Sierra Nevada peaks, this fortified palace complex was built as a walled citadel before becoming the opulent seat of Granada’s Nasrid emirs. Their showpiece palaces, the 14th-century Palacios Nazaríes, remain some of Europe's finest Islamic architecture and, together with the gorgeous Generalife gardens, form the Alhambra's great headline act.

Acquaint yourself with the history of Islamic influence in the Andalusian region of Spain and experience the grandeur of its legacy on this three hour, small group walking tour. Your guide will provide you with insight into the different areas of the government city and introduce you to the palaces of the Alhambra, including sites like Comares Tower, Patio de Los Leones, Mexuar, Generalife, etc.

After the tour, you can choose to visit the fortress or ‘Alkasbah’ structure before making the 10 minute walk through the forest to the town center. In town there are many options for food and refreshments as well as lively Moroccan ‘souq’ shopping streets tucked behind the more modern street fronts.
Includes
  • Entrance fee
  • Professional, accredited UNESCO guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Entrance to Alhambra Palace

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• The Nazarid Palace visiting time will be between 8:00 and 11:00 AM or 2:00 and 5:00 PM, depending on availability. You will be advised of the specific time up to 5 days ahead of the tour
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based on 28 reviews
Review summary
Service
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Value for money
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Safety
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Al-Andalus Experience

Product ID: 215361