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Alhambra Tickets

Discover the splendor of Islamic art and architecture in Granada's crown jewel

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The Granada City Pass

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  • Alhambra with Optional Nasrid Palaces Visit
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Andalusia Pass

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  • Alhambra with Optional Nasrid Palaces Visit
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Guided Tour

Complete Alhambra: Guided Tour

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  • Duration: 3h
  • Live guide in English, Spanish
  • Group of max. 30 people
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Guided Tour

Alhambra: 2-Hr Guided Tour

Available Thursday, 20 Jun
  • Duration: 2h
  • Live guide in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Group of max. 30 people
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Guided Tour

Alhambra & Nasrid Palaces: Guided Tour

Available Thursday, 27 Jun
  • Duration: 3h
  • Live guide in English, French, Spanish
  • Group of max. 20 people
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Guided Tour

Alhambra: 3-Hr Guided Tour

Available Monday, 24 Jun
  • Duration: 3h
  • Live guide in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Group of max. 30 people
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Alhambra FAQ

It's a staggering slice of history to digest, whenever you decide to go, but the best time of day to use your Alhambra tickets is in the early morning, or later in the afternoon. If you go early, not only will you have fewer tourists around, but the light will be a lot better for photos. Aim for before 10:00 and you'll have near-perfect lighting.

If you want to visit the Alhambra when its gorgeous gardens are in full bloom, spring is the best time to head over. April and May are especially good, before the intense heat of summer arrives.

There's lots to see with your Alhambra tickets in hand, but don't miss the Palace of Charles V, which was added by the Holy Roman Emperor in 1527.

Breathe in the floral scents throughout the Generalife Gardens, which were first built in the 1200s and sit on a hill just above the main Alhambra palace complex. These gardens have been changed so many times by different rulers over the centuries that no one really knows what they looked like originally. It's fun to imagine!

The opulent Nasrid Palaces are nothing short of jaw-dropping. They're the oldest palaces still standing, and were erected by the early Moorish rulers.

A great photo spot is outside the Palace of the Lions, once home to the royal family. Look for the showpiece – a stunning courtyard fountain surrounded by a pride of marble lions.

After soaking up stunning Islamic medieval art and architecture, palatial halls, courtyards and gorgeous gardens, it's time to refuel yourself.

The Parador is a calm oasis in the hot, beating heart of the Alhambra. There's formal dining in the restaurant, or just opt for an informal drink or some tapas in the garden café.

Fried fish is the specialty at La Mimbre, a kiosk/restaurant that's been run by a family for over a hundred years. Look for the shaded terrace as you line up to enter the Alhambra, between the high walls and the Alhambra Forest.

Locally sourced fresh ingredients and family recipes handed down through generations are brought to life by young, aspiring chefs at Carmen San Miguel. Look for it on the hilltop of the fortress complex, overlooking the Jewish quarter.

Tickets overview

  • It's one of the most famous monuments showcasing Islamic architecture in the world

  • The best time to visit the Alhambra is spring and summer – the surrounding hills are covered in flowers

  • The Alcazaba is a fortified military enclosure, and is the oldest part of the complex

  • Visit the sultan's residence within the Nasrid Palaces

  • Lush gardens and water features can be found at the Generalife summer palace

  • There's a lot to see – you can expect to walk 5 km (3 mi) during your visit

The Alhambra showcases a beautiful mixture of cultures surrounded by the snow-capped mountains of Granada – it's no wonder why tickets to the Alhambra are difficult to come by.

Usually sold out for months in advance, so book your tickets prior to your visit. Pick and choose the sites you want to see, with or without a guided tour.

Choose the right Alhambra ticket or you:

  • Spend more time inside this sprawling Moorish complex and less time spending in line with a variety of entry tickets you can book in advance. Note that not all tickets include entry to the Nasrid Palaces!

  • Enrich your visit to the Alhambra with a guided tour led by an expert historian

  • Opt for a city pass to save money on combined admission fees to several attractions in Granada – including the Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces

  • Bring a photo ID or passport with you; the name on the ticket must match the name on your ID

  • Although this building is a Muslim heritage site, no dress code is required

  • Plan on spending at least three hours at the venue for a thorough experience

  • The Alhambra closed on December 25 and January 1

  • Selfie sticks, tripods, and flash photography are prohibted in most places within the complex

  • Registered service dogs are allowed (with applicable documentation)

  • Audio guides are available to rent at the venue

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Vicky,  New Zealand New Zealand
23 May 2024
Excellent
We had never done a private tour with a guide before and we had a fantastic 3 hours with Daniel. Learnt so much about the history of the Alhambra and had plenty of time to ask questions and take photos.
We had never done a private tour with a guide before and we had a fantastic 3 hours with Daniel. Learnt so much about the history of the Alhambra and had plenty of time to ask questions and take photos.
Alhambra & Nasrid Palaces: Last-Minute Private Guided Tour
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Michael ,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
12 Jun 2024
Excellent
A great experience. A guide is a must. We booked a maximum group size of 20 but only had 9. Jesus was excellent. He was very helpful in assisting my wife who uses a walker. This cut out a lot of...
A great experience. A guide is a must. We booked a maximum group size of 20 but only had 9. Jesus was excellent. He was very helpful in assisting my wife who uses a walker. This cut out a lot of stairs. It is 3 hours of walking but worth it.
Granada: Alhambra Guided Tour with Nasrid Palaces & Gardens
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Susan,  Spain Spain
25 May 2024
Excellent
Fabulous visit to Alhambra. No fuss, straight thru with the ticket. Pity we left it too late for Nasrid Palace tickets. Best to book 2 or 3 months in advance if possible
Alhambra: Admission Ticket

About: Alhambra

The Alhambra is a stunning palace and fortress complex in Granada, Spain. Visitors can explore the Islamic history of Spain here at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Alcazaba Fortress, the Nasrid Palaces, and the Palace of Charles V are all noteworthy sites. The Generalife Gardens, with its flowers, baths, and fountains, show the level of luxury granted to sultans.

Monday 08:30 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 20:00
Thursday 08:30 - 20:00
Friday 08:30 - 20:00
Saturday 08:30 - 20:00
Sunday 08:30 - 20:00
Alhambra
Paseo del Generalife, 7, 18009, Granada
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