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Address: Generalife | Realejo-San Matias, 18009 Granada, Spain
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Skip the line: Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens Private Guided Tour
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Private Tour: Alhambra and Generalife

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Smaller than expected but beautiful nonetheless

Perhaps it was the beauty of the main portion of the Alhambra which took the shine off this but we left feeling slightly underwhelmed, after the walk to get here it seemed less... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nidal B
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perhaps it was the beauty of the main portion of the Alhambra which took the shine off this but we left feeling slightly underwhelmed, after the walk to get here it seemed less grand than what we expected. But worth visiting anyhow, lots of lovely flowers.

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Obviously one of the top sites anywhere. Tip one, if you can do visit here before the palaces because they will tie in better. That means a timed ticket from about 12.30 onwards for the palaces. Tip two, pause and reflect when the large parties seem to take over! They were hustled through and went away leaving very tranquil reflective... More 

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northern calif
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This part of the Alhambra grounds show the interplay between the outside natural gardens, flowers, waters and light and the open architecture of the moorish buildings. We visited in early May where roses and many shrubs and trees were blossoming. Interior gardens with passageways and arches all add to the effect of beauty and peaceful repose. We stayed at the... More 

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gorgeous views of Granada from atop the Generalife, and stunning rose gardens! It's worth the walk from the Palace.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is included with your ticket to the Alhambra and definitely worth visiting. The palace itself is quite small, but it has terraced, manicured gardens and waterways that are just beautiful.

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Thank lambrose
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Alhambra can take its toll as there is so much to see and you feel that you can't manage Generalife. Do not miss the opportunity it really is work spending time here and it is a place to relax and listen to the water trickling through the gardens. It is also a photographers delight.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The gardens are so beautiful and there is tremendous beauty in the entire experience. We visited the gardens first before the palaces. It was a bright and sunny day. The flowers and the trees were all so beautiful. Very well kept. Must visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent extension to the Alhambra Palace. Wonderful gardens, with spectacular views of the Sierra Nevada mountains and the city of Granada.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing, amazing gardens. I couldnt't help but thinking what it would have been visiting it without the other few millions of people around you :). Anyway, they recreated a tiny speck of one of the posslble visions of paradise. Loved it.

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Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the part of the Alhambra I was actually least impressed with. Still, it is a nice garden and garden palace but not extremely spectacular as there are similar buildings around Andalucia. The gardens are designed and maintained in a typical way old package tourists love - and there are huge amounts of them which makes relaxing and exploring... More 

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