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Generalife | Realejo-San Matias, 18009 Granada, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Do not miss its visit, it is a wonderful place to wander. Nice palace with water pools and fountains and very pleasant garden to spend some time

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bruno l
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

we got the combined tickets...alllow a goof 4 hours ... its a great day out especially on less hot days...but buy your tickets on the official site.... beware scammers.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jonidd2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

My partner and I joined a tour and we are so glad that we did as we would've missed so much information. What lovely grounds.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Shauna R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not as good as the Alhambra itself, but still worth visiting the summer palace. You get some good views of the Alhambra. The Generalife has undergone an awful lot of renovation and not all of it good.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Z3563EVnickf
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alhambra consists of several parts, one of which is this garden setting. In February, there are not many plants blooming or even growing. There are a couple of nice areas but much of it is barren, which is not surprising since this is their...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank weisbrew1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking through, it is easy to imagine the Sultan spending time here. It’s beautifully laid out and cool, just what is wanted on a hot summer day

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ProdiptoB2
Reviewed 1 week ago

A guided night time tour is a great way to discover this always crowded gem. We had a great guide with many interesting stories and details about the buildings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peanut-NL
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely part of the Alhambra. The sultan and his intimates spent summers here, to escape the court and the heat. It was lovely even in January.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 868jayl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens even in Winter. I think it would be worth visiting each season to check out the changes.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nevswim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never seen such a big and well made garden. Maybe the most impressive I have seen all over Europe so far!

Date of experience: January 2019
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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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