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Generalife | Realejo-San Matias, 18009 Granada, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens that surround the hilltop fortress palace of the Alhambra. Built over centuries and containing a water well and underground tank system that keeps water pressure up 1000 years later, the gardens contains flora from Africa, Europe and Asia. Water fountains, reflecting pools, roses,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ticket system sucks! I bought two tikets at home many weeks in advance, printed them out and took them with me to Alhambra only to find out that they were useless!! The right tickets were sent to me two days before the visit to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the day tour first and then the next night we returned to do the visit only of Generallife. Unfortunately I only bought one ticket with me but the piece of paper I had had both our names on it and a reference number....More

Thank kiwijokers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked tickets for a tour in Alhambra that in Granada 2 weeks before the tour. We took the tour from Granada skip the line Alhambra and Generalife Guided Tour - GET YOUR GUIDE. We thought that the tour included the palace and the gardens...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens in Generalife are wonderful! It's amazing how the water and the trees in the gardens lower the temperature. Be sure to purchase tickets to both Alhambra and Generalife. We went early to avoid the crowds.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t miss the Generalife as part of your visit to the Alhambra. I have heard a few people who took in the sites of the Alhambra and skipped the Generalife. Don’t, make the effort it’s not that much more walking and well worth the effort.

Thank johnston364
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Please see my review of the Alhambra which covers the General Life. As most tourists think of it as being one location and you can buy tickets to get you into all of it.

Thank hardtoplease007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Part of the Alhambra visit. We joined a tour and our guide was very knowledgeable and spoke great English. The whole visit was perfect.

Thank Dream666648
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic beautiful and stunning! It was a great day seeing All of it. Not wheelchair friendly though but the staff are very accommodating and helpful.

Thank PotPig1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place to visit and relax from the crowded city streets. Take a good camera if you want memorable photographs, because the gardens offer all kind of opportunities to do so. Wear comfortable clothes because there is a lot walking involved.

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Dahlia Y
February 14, 2018|
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Response from djb472 | Reviewed this property |
There are free audio guides available at the main entrance. When booking your tickets you need to specify what time you want to go into the main palace and these times are strictly adhered to, if you are late for your... More
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Carol N
November 28, 2017|
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Response from Gary G | Reviewed this property |
Further: The citrus trees may have fruit but the likelihood of flowers would be low HOWEVER you can certainly expect to be able to enjoy the Alhambra and Generalife with less crowds so you will be able to see the buildings... More
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Florence D
October 27, 2017|
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Response from CDL L | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I was there again in April 2017 and the beds were in full bloom so nothing to worry about if April is your choice.
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