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Generalife | Realejo-San Matias, 18009 Granada, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must visit. It's very maintained and offers lot of history. Do make sure to also visit the palace when you book thistrip

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sumita J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is not to be missed. The gardens are beautiful with rows of cypress trees. The gardens are similar to French gardens. Not to be missed

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dianetgottlieb
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is difficult to explain how we feel about Generalife. It would be better to see the gardens and palace in separate days to allow the time needed to take everything in.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Roberto C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Generalife is a part of the Alhambra Complex and you will get in there with the general admission Alhambra Ticket. The gardens are so beautifully kept and the palace with the fountains is gorgeous. Dont expect any furniture inside, its just the shell, but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LauraAshleyVienna
Reviewed 4 days ago

The gardens were really beautiful. The water features were gorgeous and made for some beautiful pictures.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jpwmi
Reviewed 4 days ago

If Adam & Eve were here they would have been obsessed with selfies like everyone else and the history of the world would have played out differently. The garden goes on forever and even offers shade.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Plunkett07
Reviewed 5 days ago

By far the best bit of the Alhambra as far as I am concerned. Especially in the heat of summer when the dry wind and reflected heat from the slabs of stone and concrete that from the castle dehydrate the avergaetourist rapidly whilst adding little...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic, well worth the time to walk round. We thought it may be expensive but it was very reasonable. It takes about half a day to do it justice but it is well worth it. Transport from the city is very easy and regular.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marshall H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited as part of a guided tour of the Alhambra palace, well worth visiting, pleasant gardens to stroll around and some great views over Granada and thé Alhambra.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank markn71
Reviewed 6 days ago

Do not miss out Generalife at Alhambra - it is the best, most beautiful part of the complex. Outside the Alhambra are well laid out gardens and walkways and a descent on foot through them is well worth it, nice views, access to the gate...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mary T
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159dahliay
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
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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
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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.
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