travelgrove Travel Tips
 

The Alhambra, Granada, Spain

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 0.3mi
zsoldicsa's pictureby zsoldicsa History & Culture travel tip
added on the 29th of October, 2009
The Alhambra is definitely a must see. It is the most beautiful of all Granada's great buildings and other Arabic memories.

The Alhambra is situated on the top of the hill La Sabika watching over the whole city. It was a fortress from the 9th century, but became a castle and cultural and political center in the 13th century.

You can't just simply tell how beautiful it is, the arcades, the gates all wonderfully crenelated. It is like the whole place is a detailed painting. Everything is amazing about it.

The number of the tickets sold per day are limited and it is also crowded, so you better buy a ticket in advance.

You should also read Washington Irwing's novel, The Tales of the Alhambra, it's great! :)

Address:
On the top of the hill, hard to miss.

Price:
General ticket is 12 Euros
Ticket only to the Gardens is 6 Euros.

 
Sacromonte
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for Granada

  • Sacromonte
    There is a wonderful view from Sacromonte over the city. You can find an abbey on the top of the mountain, beautiful 17th century building. What is even more amazing and totally unique about Sacromonte are the the Gipsy's caves - yes, [...]
    D: 0.5mi00

More travel tips about GranadaWe only have a few travel tips for Granada so take some time and feel free to share your own travel tips with the Travelgrove community. Write about your favorite restaurant, the best museum in town or the park you like most. Tell others what to do and what not to do in the city and help them benefit from your experience. Let’s explore together!

 

Things about Granada you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Granada History

In the 1920s Granada was becoming the heart of Spain’s artistic movement where some of the well-known artists lived. By the 1930s, it was affected by the wavering politics of Spain and the Civil War which broke out in 1936 and ended in 1939. At present, the modern city of Granada draws international conventions. The International Music and Dance Festival is celebrated yearly in commemoration [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Sofia, Bulgaria
The New Sofia Pub Crawl is the night walk around Sofia’s hidden and unique bars. This event is not for those looking for loud and smoky rooms;...
Night Life & Entertainment: The New Sofia Pub Crawl

Holguin, Cuba
When going to this place make sure you stay at a 4star,you will enjoy your holiday better.
General: 4stars

 

Oulu, Finland
Visiting Helsinki Finland this summer.Lucky you A great tip to explore and view the City of Helsinki is on the city trams.Number 3B & 3T travel in...
Public Transportation: Helsinki By Street Tram

Tripoli, Greece
If you are at this city, and you plan to go in the south, check the actual time schedules of the train and bus, if you want to use it.
Public Transportation: Traveling

 

Navodari, Romania
I was here as a kid but I remember that very close to this city (or maybe it was in the city...) is a place where you can see dolphin shows.
Family & Fun: Dolphin shows in Navodari

Phuket, Thailand
Phang Nga Bay is located within an hour drive from the Phuket, here is what tourist could experience another side of the Thailand, away from the...
General: Top things to do in Phuket Thailand

 

Columbus, Ohio
Full of art galleries, restaurants and boutiques the Short North Arts District is a popular destination for both local and tourist art lovers. ...
History & Culture: Short North Arts District

Tulsa, Oklahoma
The newest Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is in Tulsa. It began as Cherokee bingo hall a couple decades ago and has evolved into a famous hotel and casino.
General: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

 

Hue, Vietnam
WELCOME TO VIETNAM TRIP FINDER  CENTRAL TOURIST ONLINE SUPPORT BOOKING   We are Vietnam Trip Finder, Online Tourist Travel Agency...
General: Vietnam Your Best Promotion Travel

Durban, South Africa
Looking for a Durban, South Africa hotel for this weekend for this Friday and Saturday night? You will definitely get the most value and the best...
General: The Best Hotels in Durban For This Weekend

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*