Plan your visit to the Alhambra in Granada: Description, cultural events, audio guide, activities, map, eltiempo, recommendations.
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The Alhambra and the Generalife, is the most visited monument of Granada and Spain. In its splendor it was a palace, fortress, citadel and residence of the Sultans, officers, civil servants and elite soldiers, it is an architectural complex of great beauty created through six hundred years in which diverse styles are mixed in different eras like they are the Muslim and Renaissance
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One of the most important Monuments of Humanity is La Alhambra of Granada
Video: Jose Martinez
The Alhambra was declared in 1870 National Historic Landmark in 1984 and was declared a World Heritage the Humanity by UNESCO. The visit to the Alhambra and Generalife do in the mornings, afternoons and evenings, the duracción visits are approximately three hours.
During the daytime the visitor can access to all of the available places in the complex as:
- the citadel,
- military city,
- the royal residence,
- the palace of Charles V and
- the palace and gardens of the Generalife.
The Alhambra and the Generalife, is divided into three distinct areas,
- First is the Alcazaba is a military area and the oldest part of the monument. In this part you can see:
- Adarve of the North Wall,
- Garden of the Adarves,
- Terrace Tower Cube,
- Plaza de las Armas,
- Terrace Gate Arms and
- the Torre de la Vela.
- Mexuar Palace the oldest,
- Comares Palace official residence of the sultan and
- Palace of the Lions summit Nasrid art.
In this area you can also see the area of the room where the Carlos V
- Patio de la Reja,
- and the Garden of Lindaraja
Also in this area we also find Partal,
- Palace of Yusuf III
- Gardens and walking,
- Paseo de las Torres and
- Portico of the Palace.
During the visit to the Nasrid palaces enjoying the architectural beauty of the time, we must also bear in mind that there is a limit of three hundred people every half hour for access to the palaces. In the Partal Gardens there is a rest area, where you can rest and then go to the far end, the Generalife.
- Ultimately in the third zone, we can find El Generalife, place where the sultans of Granada spend their leisure moments. In this zone we can see:
- the Palacio del Generalife,
- Dutch Garden
- Senior Gardens.
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Adress : Calle Real de la Alhambra, s/n, Granada 18009
Telephone: 958 02 79 71