Last Updated on March 28, 2021
Here you can read our guide and find visitor information on the Alhambra Palace in Seville, including what to see and expect from your visit, how to get, visiting hours, admissions. The world famous Alhambra Palace, declared a World Heritage Site, perched on a hill in Granada, is one of the most visited sights in Spain and the most popular sight in Granada. It is a must see in Granada. The Generalife gardens also worth a visit there.
What to See?
This excellent palace is a must see destination for all travellers visiting Granada, Andalusia and Spain. The Alhambra is a unique complex of palaces, fortresses and royal quarters making it one of the most outstanding monuments in the world.
The Nasrid dynasty inhabited these lavish dwellings. Boabdil, the last Moorish king of Granada, departed after the Christian conquest at the hands of Ferdinand and Isabella.
The Alhambra complex is divided into the administrative and government area that include; the Palacio de Comares, official residence of the sultan, and the private apartments or harem with the Patio de los Leones (Courtyard of the Lions).
The interior are of the Alhambra has various towers, particularly the Torre de la Vela in the fortress area, as well as the Renaissance Palace of Charles V, which presently houses the Alhambra and Fine Arts Museums.
The Generalife is also a very famous gardens nearby the Alhambra Palace. Generalife is the summer residence of the Nasrid kings. The courtyards called Patio de la Acequia and the Patio de la Sultana are also fantastic and worth a visit and see.
A visit to the Alhambra Palace is a must on your Granada visit and also it is one of the top 10 things to do in Spain.
Address: Alhambra, Calle Real del Alhambra, Granada
Opening Hours : from March-October: daily 8.30am-8pm; Fri & Sat evening visits 10pm-11.30pm; from November-February: daily 8.30am-6pm; Fri & Sat evening visits 8pm-9.30pm
Tel: +34 902 44 1221 ; +34 913 74 5920 (foreign visitors) & +34 902 22 4460 (Spanish);