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Half-Day Private City Tour of Marbella and Puerto Banús
"You will be picked up from your hotel or place of your choice and taken on this private excursion of Marbella and Puerto Banús. You will then be able to enjoy and admire the great architecture and sights of Marbella and Puerto Banus as well as most important and well-known monuments. The itinerary will be organized to suit your needs.Some of the monuments sights and activities:Old Town (Barrio Alto and Barrio Nuevo) Plaza de los Naranjos Chapel of St. John of God - Marbella Royal Hospital of Mercy Historic extension (botanic garden) Marbella’s Golde much more... Your private official tour guide and private luxury vehicle with chauffeur are at your disposal during the tour to help you enjoy the areas to the fullest and to get the most out of your experience in Marbella and Puerto Banús.
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Granada Segway Tour to Albaicin and Sacromonte
"After gathering at a meeting point you can head-out on your Segway to explore the Granada districts of Albaicín and Sacromonte two of the most colorful enchanting and historical neighborhoods in the city. Ride around the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Albaicín on your Segway and visit all of its hidden places including the Palace of Dar al-Horra Paseo de los Tristes San Nicholas Viewpoint and Cuesta del Chapiz.Afterward
From EUR48.00
 
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 EUR76.00

Alhambra - Generalife Gardens Tips (79)

The Dismounting Yard of the Generalife

The name Dismounting Yard, the first courtyard of a tour of the Generalife, comes from the supposition that it was here that riders left their horses. It certainly has the appearance of a rustic...
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dlytle
Oct 24, 2003

The New, Lower Gardens of the Generalife

Crossing the new bridge from the Alhambra, the main entrance is a long, narrow, slightly sloped lane of soft cypress trees, planted so closely together that they now form a soft dark green wall. The...
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dlytle
Oct 24, 2003

Western edge of the New Gardens of the Generalife

The Generalife was built independently from the Alhambra. Its name comes from the Arabic djennat (meaning garden, orchard or paradise) and al-Arif (meaning architect or master builder), and was built...
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dlytle
Oct 24, 2003

Generalife

For most of you who are going to visit in warmer weather, check out the Generalife. We did, but due to the freezing temperature & the cold flooring we tried to pass this area as fast as possible....
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Sharrie
Feb 20, 2003

On the way to GENERALIFE

Generalife was the summer residence of the Nazaries’ monarchs. It was built in the XII and XIV Centuries.There are spectacular gardens with beautiful fountains leading to the palace. The Moorish Kings...
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Maggies
Nov 23, 2002

GENERALIFE, PATIO DE LA...

GENERALIFE, PATIO DE LA ACEQUIAThe Generalife is the most charming corner of Alhambra, mainly thanks to its gardens and fast-flowing water. Patio de la Acequia (Courtyard of the Water Channel) is the...
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Maggies
Sep 12, 2002

Promenade of the Oleanders

The promenade of the Oleanders stretches for quite some distance under the shady trees of the many oleanders land line it. When in flower, the trees make quite a colourful showing.
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keeweechic
Aug 29, 2009

Court of Machuca

The Court of Machuca was named after the architect of the Charles V Palace, Pedro de Machuca who worked developing this court and lived in the tower during the 1550’s.
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keeweechic
Aug 29, 2009

The Water Stairs in the Generalife

This is a stairway where all the way down the banisters there is running water.It is a great piece of architecture.
blint
Jan 27, 2008

The Patio of the Cypresses ( 5 photos )

This walled garden with fountain is the highlight of the Palace of the Generalife, centrally located. Additional images of the Alhambra gardens are included here
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nicolaitan
Jul 16, 2006

Generalife

Paradise for the fortunate ones according to the Koran is a leafy shaded garden. That's pretty much what this part of the Alhambra is. Very pretty, and good views over the city too.
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bonio
Jan 19, 2006

Alhambra- Generalife Gardens

Orignally started by the Sultans the gardens were later transformed into a french "Versailles" style garden by the Christian kings of Spain.
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Jim_Eliason
Jul 09, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Granada

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Mirador de San Nicolas

Well, there were lots of interesting people around when I visited the mirador (viewpoint) of San Nicholas on a bright, sunny February afternoon. I've not seen so many dreadlocks nor so many...
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Albaicin

The Albaicin/Albayzin district of Granada is the site of the ancient Moorish settlement and...for me...Albaicin and the Realejo district were the two areas which most allowed me to 'touch the...
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Iglesia de Santa Ana

As you walk through the Plaza Nueva you will come on a beautiful old church. It is known as Iglesia de San Gil y Santa Ana. The church was constructed beginning in 1501 on the former site of an...
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Casa de los Tiros

Well, I'd originally come across this square on the evening of the Festival of the Crucifixes, and had a lovely time enjoying the atmosphere of the celebrations. The square was decorated with a model...
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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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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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