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Around Alhambra Palace - Walking Tour

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Enjoy the walking tour around Alhambra Palace and its Surroundings! Fall in love with Granada, its Moorish essence and captivating history!

  Duration: 2h
  Hosted in: EN

Alhambra Surroundings Walking Tour

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€ 25
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Group: Max 10 people


What you'll do

We will walk down surrounding the Alhambra Walls and Towers. A nice route through the woods of the Alhambra ending in Puerta de la Justicia (Justice Gates) and Pilar de Carlos V fountain. Passing through this defensive gate, we arrive at Puerta del Vino (Wine Gates) and Placeta de los Aljibes (Square of the Cisterns),  there you will see the amazing building with its unique architecture and tremendous ornament pattern, combining oriental Moorish style and Spanish architecture. [readmore] You will visit Charles V Palace, which houses the Alhambra Museum with its unique collection of Hispano-Muslim and Nasrid Art. From here we will carry on walking up Calle Real  (RealStreet) and we will visit the church of Santa María de la Alhambra: built on top of the former main Mosque.  The Arab Baths is the only part conserve from the Mosque. 


At the end, we arrive to San Francisco Convent, now Parador Nacional.  It is located on the old site that occupied the Convent of San Francisco from the 15th century, inside the site of what is the fortress palace of the Alhambra. It was built by the Catholic Monarchs in 1521 the Catholic Kings (Isabel and Fernando) were buried in the chapel of the convent for the first time until Carlos I of Spain ordered the Count of Tendilla to be buried in the place they now occupy: the Capilla Real de Granada.

Finally, we come back to the city from Cuesta de los Chinos - the Chinese slope is one of the historical accesses to the Alhambra from the medieval Muslim city and will finishing in Paseo de los Tristes (Passage of Sad).
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Included / Excluded
2-hour Walking tour of Alhambra Surroundings
Professional bilingual Guide
Entrance to la Alhambra

Before You Go

This tour is bilingual in English and Spanish

Tours at 10:00 starts at Restaurant La Mimbre (Paseo del Generalife s/n 18009)

Tours at 16:00 and 17:00 start at Alhambra Ticket Office (Yellow umbrella)

100% cancellation penalty applies if cancelled 48 hours or less prior to travel date or in case of no-show


Meeting Point

Paseo del Generalife, S/N, 18009 Granada. Restaurant La Mimbre (Tour at 10:00)

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