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Generalife | Realejo-San Matias, 18009 Granada, Spain
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 January 2008

I found the Generalife to be less crowded and quite different from the rest of Alhambra. Don't miss it, even if you are already tired from your visit. It is actually quite relaxing there and incredibly beautiful. My tip : if you enter in the...More

6  Thank Michel D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 October 2016

In comparison to the other courtyard gardens we had seen walking out of the Nazaries Palace, the garden with the long rectangular pool in front of the summer house disappointed me. At the summer house, the garden feature was this long low rectangular pool which...More

2  Thank retireeVancouver
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Reviewed yesterday

A stunning restful place on earth with an Autumn backdrop of golds, reds and yellows of the Autumn sweet chestnuts against a further backdrop of the snow caped Sierra Nevada mountains, surely the best time o see this world heart age site.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our first stop around the Alhambra compound was Generalife. Awesome gardens, beautiful sites and you can see how much they take care of this treasure. Also a great view of the Alhambra from a different angle!

Thank R2_Ramirez
Reviewed 2 days ago

So nice to visit these beautiful gardens which are refreshing when facing the crowds at Alhambra. I took home a few ideas for my own gardening. If possible try to get tickets for a music or dance performance which occasionally take place in the summer....More

Thank Patrice A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having visited previously in summer a couple of years ago , this was my first late season visit . The gardens are still looking good with nice flowers and on a nice sunny autumn day a really nice walk round for an hour or so....More

Thank mikezhivago
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Palaze of owner of Alhambra with beatiful garden , roze garden , with a lot of water just amazing , it goes with card of Alhambra

Thank Antun03
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the house of the sultans, called Carmen and the adjacent, vast gardens during a visit to the Alhambra and Granada. The tour has to be prebooked through a guide. The venue is stunning and parts of the house are under restoration. The gardens...More

Thank 783AndrewT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even in the autumn, the Generalife is worth a visit. You won't have many flowers but you'll still get the greenery, the gorgeous layout of the gardens, and the palace of the Generalife with its fountains and spectacular views. If you have tickets to the...More

1  Thank ilovescones
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're visiting Granada, you must see this beautiful place. Fantastic views to the Alhambra, across the city and beyond. Beautiful gardens too. A must see!

Thank PenelopeC2002
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely balance to the Alhambra palace. The gardens are magnificent. And how convenient to have your country home a mere 200 yards from your main residence!

Thank JXH62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d fight the government to keep this too! What an incredible work of architecture and landscaping. The moors has an incredible knowledge about water. This place is amazing.

Thank Sharonbader
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Dahlia Y
15 February 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
Carol N
29 November 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
Florence D
28 October 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.