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Puerta de la Justicia

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Address: Alhambra, Spain
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Beautiful ancient gatweay

Beautiful ancient moorish gateway entry into the wonderful Albaizin district of Granada. Recommend the free tapas with a drink at restaurants along Elvira

Reviewed 8 March 2017
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sydney
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sydney
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Beautiful ancient moorish gateway entry into the wonderful Albaizin district of Granada. Recommend the free tapas with a drink at restaurants along Elvira

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Mundelein, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I went with a tour group, and found out from others that you can't really get there on your own, without a reservation. You go into an open round add-on from the 1500s and you think--wow! But then you get into the "older" part built before that and it's gorgeous, intricate and over the top. The detail work still standing... More 

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1 Thank Hilary C
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Spent four hours exploring the grounds and palaces of this amazing Moorish site. Particularly loved the Generalife gardens. Water features everywhere. Amazing architecture and design elements. Well organized and so large a space that it never feels crowded. Loved it!

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2 Thank Janet M
Dresden, Germany
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Amazing castle with many visible remnants from the arabic culture mixed in with european. The gardens around it are so nice and fresh - in the summer it feels like heaven with water streaming down from the top!

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1 Thank Rui V
Yogya
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504 reviews
360 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This castle is just amazing. As mentioned by other reviewer before, it is critical that previous online ticket is booked before entering this place. Entrance ticket can NOT be bought in the spot. The area is quite large and it will take a full day to enjoy the area. So proper snack and drink is critical here. To visit Palace... More 

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3 Thank LinoYogya
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Travelling through the glorious times of Andalucian Islamic kingdom was terrific and speechless. All I can sum up was brilliant architecture with great manpower!

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

To be totally honest I'd expected more. We visited on a showery and cloudy day having pre-booked. The overall on-site signage is very poor and uninformative. It may sound blaise but once you've seen one beautiful ceiling they all tend to look the same. Access to several parts of the site was restricted due to repairs, and garden upkeep -... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

A bit of research on the website explains the procedure for acquiring tickets and it works perfectly well if this is followed. I booked in advance and had no difficulty whatsoever as the staff at the ticket collection shop were extremely helpful. The only grumblings I heard on the day were from those who had not booked in advance or... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Wonderful place and a true must see in a lifetime. Eye candy from start to finish combined with culture, history, art and architecture. Only downside was 35 minutes queuing without movement in out queu and then getting the tickets from a machine at slightly higher price out of frustration. The crow organisation there was absolutely awful and is a great... More 

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3 Thank TGF-one
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Always wanted to visit this place as history n architecture lover.It was even better than I imagine,the only downsite is the size of it. We spent 4h there and it wasnt enough to see everything.

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