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Private Tour: Alhambra and Generalife
"Visit the Alhambra – Granada’s most famous monument – with your friendly private guide. Skip past the long entrance lines with your priority access ticket and head straight inside to start your tour.The UNESCO-listed palace complex is thought to and then expanded with opulent palaces vast courtyards and lavish gardens added during the following centuries. Learn all the Alhambra’s intriguing history from your guide while exploring its delights hearing tales and trivia about the Moorish Kings and sultans who once called the place their home.Visit Alcazaba Fortress (the complex’s oldest part) and see Torre de la Vela – the tower that is most associated with Alhambra. Views from here are Myrtle Courtyard (Patio de los Arrayanes) and the Ambassador’s Hall (Salon de Embajadores). Admire the contrasting Renaissance architecture of the Palace of Charles V with the rest of Alhambra’s rich Moorish architecture and décor and take a peek at the Royal Baths.Before your tour ends
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Skip the Line: Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Half-Day Tour
"Your friendly local guide will pick you up from your Granada hotel by air-conditioned minibus and then whisk you away to La Sabica Hill to visit its most dramatic monument – Alhambra. Perched high on the hill overlooking the city the incredible palace complex was first built as a fortress at the start of the 13th century. Successions of Spanish rulers made Alhambra their home and the fortress grew into a medina (little hilltop city) with numerous palaces and lavish gardens.Skip past the long entrance lines with your priority access ticket and walk around inside with your guide hearing all the history of this fascinating site. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site Alhambra is a treasure trove of Moorish architecture and you’ll see several of its wonders as you tour its highlights. Admire decadent rooms inside the Nasrid Palaces like the Hall of Ambassadors (Salón de los Embajadores) and Myrtle Courtyard (Step inside the Hall of Abencerrajes to gaze up at its star-shaped domed ceiling and hear the tale of the massacre that took place here during a 15th century banquet. You’ll also see Alhambra’s Royal Baths; plainly decorated
From EUR61.00
 
Private Tour: Alhambra and Generalife
"Visit the Alhambra – Granada’s most famous monument – with your friendly private guide. Skip past the long entrance lines with your priority access ticket and head straight inside to start your tour.The UNESCO-listed palace complex is thought to and then expanded with opulent palaces vast courtyards and lavish gardens added during the following centuries. Learn all the Alhambra’s intriguing history from your guide while exploring its delights hearing tales and trivia about the Moorish Kings and sultans who once called the place their home.Visit Alcazaba Fortress (the complex’s oldest part) and see Torre de la Vela – the tower that is most associated with Alhambra. Views from here are Myrtle Courtyard (Patio de los Arrayanes) and the Ambassador’s Hall (Salon de Embajadores). Admire the contrasting Renaissance architecture of the Palace of Charles V with the rest of Alhambra’s rich Moorish architecture and décor and take a peek at the Royal Baths.Before your tour ends
From EUR67.00

Alhambra - Carlos V Palace Tips (41)

Carlos V Palace

Emerging from the green spaces of the upper half of the Alhambra, we soon found ourselves at the impressive Palacio Carlos V - basically used as a waiting area until it is time for your particular...
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Bwana_Brown
Mar 05, 2009

The Palace of Carlos V

This is definitely the cuckoo in the nest of the Alhambra and if you haven't done your homework prior to arriving, you will feel really confused by the prescence of this vast quadrangular Renaissance...
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Ekaterinburg
Jul 03, 2007

The Palace of Carlos V

The Palace of Carlos V is inside the Alhambra complex, and you can enter with your ticket that you purchased for the Alhambra.It doesn't really fit in with the beauty of the Moorish built Alhambra,...
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easyoar
Nov 21, 2004

Renaissance Palace

This was the only disappointing part of the Alhambra complex, it's out of place with the mystical Moorish design of the Nasrid Palace and Generalife and there really wasn't anything inside to see.It...
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Dabs
May 21, 2006

Renaissance contrast to the Moorish splendor

Charles V (Carlos V in Spain) built this circle-in-a-square palace within the Alahambra grounds to show the Moors who the new ruler was. Although it is the best example of renaissance architecture in...
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jackfruit
Mar 07, 2004

Have your photo taken by the palace.

Next to the Charles V's Palace there is a small photo shop "Galeria Photografica Arabe" where you can have your photo taken dressed up in Arabe clothes. On our marathon walk through the palace we got...
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Regina1965
Jan 19, 2010

CARLOS V PALACE

The Palace of Charles V, built in 1526 is reminiscent of Italian renaissance - its architect, Pedro Machuca, was a student of Michelangelo in Florence. Today there are several museums inside of this...
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Hosell
Sep 09, 2004

Interior view of Carlos V Palace

This is a picture taken inside Carlos V Palace.Part of the building has not roof as you can see on my picture and looks like a stadium or bullring.In here now you can see in other interior rooms some...
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Hosell
Sep 09, 2004

Alhambra - Palacio de Carlos V outside

To the West from Iglesia de Santa Maria there is one more monument of a Christian epoch - the Renaissance palace of Charles V (Palacio de Carlos V). The palace is allocated with the massiveness. Its...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 25, 2014

Alhambra - Charles V Palace inside

The round court yard of a palace and some rooms surrounding it is kept. One of the most beautiful Renaissance court yard in Spain is hidden inside of a square construction (60x60 meters). These are...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 25, 2014

Alhambra - The Charles V´s Palace.

Our next stop after leaving the Generalife gardens was at The Charles V's Palace. It was a bit of a walk, but then while visiting the Alhambra you are expected to walk quite a bit. The Emperor Charles...
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Regina1965
Jan 19, 2010

Palacio de Carlos V

Carlos V palace at La Alhambra was constructed by Pedro Machuca in Renacentist Style. It is done in a square plan, inside of it, there is a round patio and It is unfinished If you have seen the...
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Carmela71
Feb 27, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Alhambra - Carlos V Palace

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Plaza de Toros

Granada’s bullring or Plaza de Toros was built in 1928-29 in the Mudejar style. There are three levels which were designed to originally hold 14,500 spectators. The building itself covers more than...
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Sacromonte

From the 15. century until recently gipsies where living there in caves. in 1962 after some heavy flooding Franco removed them Visit the gipsy caves at Sacromonte. From the 15. century until recently...
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Plaza Nueva

Plaza Nueva works on many levels. A beautiful linear square that runs along the Daro River. Gorgeous views on one side up the hill to the Alhambra and to the Albaicin neighborhood on the other....
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Puerta de Elvira

La Puerta de Elvira was the principal gate to the old city. Is known as Arco de Elvira by people of Granada La Puerta Elvira, de origen árabe, era una de las Puertas de la ciudad, de hecho, era la...
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Carrera del Darro

Is one of the most picturesque and lovely line in Granada. The line begings on St Ana Church and runs bordering the river. Places worth to visit along the line are Casa de los Pisa, Convento de Santa...
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Alhambra

Unless you are visiting on a day with bad weather, which would be a great pity but not an impossibility (my first day in Granada was a day of steady rain, low cloud and general haziness) then you...
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