Granada: Tour of Alhambra Surroundings
- Duration: 2 hours
If you did not secure an entrance ticket to the Alhambra, this is the perfect opportunity to instead visit the free zones with a guide and learn about the history of the monument. Visit the Palace of Carlos V, which houses the Alhambra Museum and an exclusive collection of Hispano-Muslim and Nasrid art. Marvel at the vast circular courtyard inside this majestic building. Continue on Calle Real to the church of Santa María de la Alhambra, built on the old main mosque. You will also visit the Puerta del Vino, the Alhambra forest, and the old Hamman.
A visit to Granada is not complete without seeing the Alhambra, the only remaining fortified complex of the Islamic period. Take advantage of your audio guide and tour this amazing attraction at your own pace. Fall in love with the monumental complex, admire the fortress, the Generalife Gardens, and the palace in all their splendor. Enter these incredible places and breathe the history and art of the Nasrid Kingdom. You can rely on your audio guide to help you gain an understanding of the origins and development of one of the most visited monuments in the world, leaving you delighted the this exquisite fusion of Andalusian art and culture. Round off the experience with spectacular views of Granada from the hill-top fortress.
Discover the history and culture of the Alhambra on a guided tour. In the company of an official guide, stroll through the streets of the palatine city and learn more about its history, architecture, and hidden secrets. During this tour, admire important buildings such as the Puerta de la Justicia, the Church of Santa Maria, and the convent of San Francisco, which has since been converted into a luxury hotel. At the Palace of Carlos V, admire the unique circular formation of the building and learn more about its fascinating history. Finish your tour by soaking up the beauty and tranquility of the Nasrid Pools and admiring the beauty of the Albacin neighborhood from Aljibes square.
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