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Though right next to the Alhambra, the Generalife is considered to be a different structure altogether, mostly because it had a different purpose. The Alhambra was a palace that had living quarters and places for the palace business. The Generalife was built in the early 14th century with one purpose, to get away from it all, especially during the hot summer months. Visiting the gardens of the Generalife (which means "gardens of the architect") one can marvel at the sophistication of Arab engineering, ingenuity and architecture. Using primitive hydraulics and a good understanding of physics the Arab rulers built this summer palace with multiple fountains, pools of water and beautiful gardens to really make the spot habitable during the heat. Just perfect to stroll around slowly, taking in the greenery of its many gardens and the cool air from the fountains.
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Take a trip to the beautiful city of Granada and the Alhambra Palace, one of the most beautiful architectural marvels in the world, on a day trip from Costa del Sol. Granada is home to the Alhambra, of exquisite Moorish architecture, and to another o
Join a group to visit one of the most bright architectural marvels of Spain's Moorish past - magnificent Alhambra with its Alcazaba and Palacio de Generalife. After the tour you will get free time in Granada city center, before the group returns to S
No words can describe such an amazing place!! That's really heaven on earth !
A beautiful, amazing and nice place ....
Beautiful scenery and architecture. Book tickets in advance before you arrive in Granada otherwise you may not get to see everything.
You get to see some beautiful gardens and cool fresh air. Great view of the city from this vantage point. Plan ahead because this site and others in the complex are extremely popular and tickets gets sold quickly. So purchase yours a few months before coming here.
A very famous and iteresting Palace. A must-see for everyone in Granada.