Guided Tour of the Charles Quint Palace and Surroundings (Alahambra) - Grenada

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Highlights

  • Discover this monumental emblem of Spain, the Alahambra in Grenada

  • Mixture of Christian and Islamic architecture

  • Visit the Charles Quint Palace and surroundings

  • Panoramic view of the Albaicin quarter

Essential info*

  • Instant confirmation

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 1 hr 45 mins

Tour with Commentary

Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Starting time 9:45 AM

Departure point/location

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* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Discover the Alahambra in Grenada, the fantastic monument to Islamic architecture.

Accompanied by your guide, begin the tour at the Gate of Justice. From there, enter the midieval fotress from the 13th century and see the buildings inside that mix Christian and Islamic architecture. At the time of the Islamic Nasride dynasty, which ruled Grenada until the 15th century, the Alahambra was the residence of kings. Later, Caltholic kinds continued building, notably the Charles Quint Palace, which is what led to the peculiar architecture.

Your guide will tell you more about the construction of this monument that lasted for several centuries. You will also enjoy a view of the Albaicin quarter, which is famous in the city.

Finally, there will be the chamce to visit certain parts of the Alahambra, such as the Charles Quint Palace, Wine Gate, Hammam, and the Arab baths. You will be able to discover the Saint Francis monastry in addition to the archeological remains of the Abencerages room.

Good to know

Availability: Every day, excluding exceptional dates

Departure: Puerta de la Justicia, Grenada

You will only have access to a small part of the Alahambra, this tour does not cover the whole area (the palaces of Alacazaba, Generalife and Nasrides are not included)

This activity is not suitable for those with reduced mobility

Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Visit to the area around the Alahambra in Grenada
  • Visit to the Charles Quint Palace
  • Services of a professional guide

Not included

  • Entry to Alacazaba, Generalife, and Nasrides palaces
  • Tips
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

2 reviews
  • Christelle L.
    Oct 17, 2019

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