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Thousands of people visit the Alhambra in Granada every day, and daily visitor numbers are regulated to help conserve the structure. This skip-the-line audio guide ticket must be purchased in advance to avoid disappointment and to save holidays time. Simply pick up your ticket and audio guide at the gate, skip the admission lines, and explore the Nasrid Palaces, Generalife, Alcazaba, and more on your own time, pausing to listen to the audio commentary as needed.
With a skip-the-line Alhambra audio guide ticket, you can avoid the often long line-ups.
To avoid disappointment, purchase your ticket in advance: The number of visitors each day is limited.
With an audio guide, you can see the Nasrid Palaces and more whenever you want.
To fit your schedule, choose a morning or afternoon admission time.
Guarantee your Alhambra entrance ticket With Nasrid Palaces
Access to the full monument, including the Generalife Palace and Gardens, Medina and Alcazaba
What you will do
Stop At: Welcome Visitor Center
Duration: 3 minutes
Stop At: The Alhambra
Duration: 3 minutes
On a rocky hill that is difficult to access, on the banks of the River Darro, protected by mountains and surrounded by woods, among the oldest quarters in the city, the Alhambra rises up like an imposing castle with reddish tones in its ramparts that prevent the outside world from seeing the delicate beauty they enclose. Originally designed as a military area, the Alhambra became the residence of royalty and of the court of Granada in the middle of the thirteenth century, after the establishment of the Nasrid kingdom and the construction of the first palace, by the founder king Mohammed ibn Yusuf ben Nasr, better known as Alhamar. The fortress became a citadel with high ramparts and defensive towers, which house two main areas: the military area, or Alcazaba, the barracks of the royal guard, and the medina or court city, the location of the famous Nasrid Palaces and the remains of the houses of noblemen and plebeians who lived there.
Stop At: Generalife
Duration: 30 minutes
The Generalife is composed of a series of large gardens, where every corner holds a novelty and a pleasant surprise for the eyes, with a minimum of obtrusive buildings.
Stop At: Alcazaba
Duration: 30 minutes
The Alcazaba plainly served a military function. The entrance to the Alcazaba was at the foot of the Tower of Homage . At the base of the tower is a slight slope. A simple L-shaped walkway keeps the main gate from being seen from the outside.
Stop At: Nasrid Palaces
Duration: 40 minutes
The habitual residence of the kings of Granada, their construction began at the beginning of the 14th century. The Nasrid Palaces are a palatial complex formed by three buildings: - The Mexuar is the oldest hall. It was employed for meetings between the ministers of the king and as a courtroom. - Next, we come to the Palace of Comares, which dates back to the era of Yusuf I. This dwelling was erected around the Patio de los Arrayanes (Courtyard of the Myrtles), and its side exits lead to the Sala de los Embajadores (Hall of Ambassadors) and the Sala de la Barca (Hall of the Boat). The Hall of Ambassadors is located inside the Tower of Comares. - The Palace of the Lions, dating back to the era of Muhammed V, is also a royal residence. It is composed of a central courtyard, the Courtyard of the Lions, and halls along each side, the Hall of the Mocarabes, the Hall of the Kings, the Hall of the Two Sisters, the Hall of the Ajimeces, leading on to the mirador Daraxa viewpoint, and the Hall of the Abencerrajes, along with the Harem.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
Time of entry to Nasrid Palaces will be printed on your skip-the-line ticket
Nasrid Palaces and the Alcazaba Fortress are examples of Spanish-Muslim architecture.
The Generalife Gardens are a great place to walk around and relax. Take advantage of the entire freedom of a self-guided audio tour.
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