In Alhambra everything is done to get the maximum pleasure of the senses: the gardens, courtyards and fountains, pools, lighting, flowers… many features that makes Alhambra one of the most beautiful Moorish palaces , and one of the best preserved in the world.
The Alhambra rises imposingly on the top of the hill of Assab, on the banks of the Darro River, and at the foot of the Sierra Nevada. Granada dominates from a strategic site to the north, the Darro Valley, south of the Assaba Valley to the east, the Arab neighborhood Albaicin Mauror Mount and Mount of the Sun.
It makes you want to get lost in the maze of palaces, museums, churches, farms. Walking through the differents trails that connect private residences of the kings’ Nasrid with the hare palaces. Imagine the life they all had there. And to be tempted by the traditional, almost liturgical, hammam.
Alhambra will captivate you as anything in the world. Visit the Alhambra and you won’t regret it.
– Tips to get to the Alhambra:
From Madrid, by bus or train to Granada. And to the Alhambra from the city center walking (up hill), bus or taxi.
Arrive early because it will only enter 8,000 people. And the distances are too long and it will take a whole day to tour the place well. Most of the tour is outside: it is advisable to wear sunscreen in summer and / or shelter in winter.