Guided tour

Alhambra: Tour with Nasrid Palaces

Alhambra: Tour with Nasrid Palaces

From £38.31 per person

Discover the Generalife Gardens and the Nasrid Palaces on a tour with a professional guide. Explore the palace, gardens and fortress of the extensive complex and learn about its history.

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Duration options: 3 - 4 hours
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Highlights
  • Learn about the Moorish rule over Spain from your guide
  • Stroll among the flowers and fountains of the Generalife
  • Walk through the Gate of Pomegranates
  • Admire the architectural styles of the Alhambra
  • Discover superb examples of Islamic dècor in the Nasrid Palaces
Full description
Journey back to the days of the Moors in Spain on a guided tour of the Alhambra. Enter the vast complex and hear about its great influence and importance in the history of Spain. Learn about the architectural styles that were used, with Christianity and Islam both having an influence. Marvel at the beautiful Gate of Pomegranates, then walk past the Pillar of Charles V fountain, erected in 1554 along the route that leads to the main entrance of the Alhambra. Explore the Alcazaba fortress, formerly a military precinct and the oldest area of the Alhambra complex. You will also visit the Nasrid Palaces including the Palace of Mexuar, the Palace of Comares, and the Court of the Lions. Finally head to the Generalife, the summer palace of the Nasrid Emirs, home to one of the oldest surviving gardens of the Moors. Admire the different courtyards with their long pools framed by flowerbeds, fountains, colonnades, and pavilions.
Includes
  • Alhambra guided tour
  • Access to Alhambra
  • Access to Nasrid Palaces
  • Live tour guide

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      • Meet at the Polinario Café Bar on Avda. del Generalife, next to the Alhambra ticket office • Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag standing by the entrance of the cafe

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      • Passport or ID card
      • Comfortable shoes
      • Sunscreen

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      • Flash photography
      Customer reviews

      Overall rating

      4.7 / 5

      based on 22579 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        4.7/5
      • Value for money
        4.1/5
      • Service
        4.6/5
      • Organization
        4.5/5
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      The guide, Emily, is very prepared and explains the history of the place very well. All places are very beautiful.

      27 July 2020

      Wonderful guide!

      9 March 2020

      Bety well organized. On time.

      7 March 2020

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      Product ID: 285662

      VA ID: 397264