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A palace, fortress and citadel located above the city of Granada, the illustrious Alhambra derived its name from its signature red walls. Let’s take a look at the different types of Alhambra tickets, palace highlights and everything else you’ll need to plan your visit.

Post COVID-19 Safety Measures and New Rules at the Alhambra

  • It is recommended that all guests make their reservations online.
  • All visitors should strictly reach at the allotted time slot.
  • Masks have been made mandatory.
  • Group tours will not contain more than 25 guests.
  • Baby carriers, luggage rooms and vending machines will be unavailable to the public until further notice.

Alhambra Ticket and Tour Options Explained

All visitors are requested to make advance bookings before visiting the Alhambra. While booking, you will be asked to select an entry timing of your convenience from all the available time slots, in order to prevent overcrowding at the gates. All visitors are required to arrive on time and wear masks for the entire duration of their visit. Social distancing must be maintained at all times within the venue.
In order to maintain hygiene, the use of audio systems are temporarily restricted. Similarly, the locker facility will not function until further notice. Therefore, visitors carrying bags that exceed 40cmx40 cm will not be granted entry.
Priority Access Tickets
All Alhambra Tickets
Bypass long queues and gain entry into one of the most popular attractions of Spain, the Alhambra. These priority access tickets will ensure that you do not waste time in long waiting lines at the entrance. Instead, you will gain instant access to the Alhambra, including the Alcazaba fortress, Generalife Gardens, and if included in your ticket, the Nasrid Palaces.

Why go for these tickets?

  • These tickets come with a priority access facility which ensures immediate entry into Alhambra. 
  • Find out what makes Alhambra so popular by visiting the Alcazaba fortress, Generalife Gardens, and the Nasrid Palaces (if included).

Recommended Experiences

Enjoy fast track access to Alhambra and gain valuable insight into its history, architecture, culture, and more. 
A standard Alhambra ticket will provide you access to all the major attractions such as Alcazaba, the military area, the Generalife garden, the Palacio de Carlos V, or the Palace of Charles V and Rauda, the royal cemetery. However, in order to visit the Nasrid Palaces which is often considered to be the highlight of Alhambra, you’ll have to purchase separate tickets. These All-Alhambra tickets provide you complete access to the palatial complex, including the Nasrid Palaces.

Why go for these tickets?

  • Gain access to the entire Alhambra complex with these All-Alhambra tickets for an immersive experience.
  • With these tours, you don’t need to purchase a separate ticket for the Nasrid Palaces.

Recommended Experiences

Explore the royal seat of Granada’s Nasrid Emirs, the Alhambra at your own pace with these tickets. Discover the military fortress of Alcazaba, the beautiful Generalife gardens, and the coveted Nasrid Palaces with this immersive tour.

Plan Your Visit

An ancient palace and fortress on the outskirts of the southern town of Granada, the Alhambra lures in millions of people every year. Read on to find out more about this iconic attraction.  
Timings
Getting to Alhambra
Best Time to Visit
Rules and Regulations
What are the opening hours of the Alhambra?
Alhambra has different opening hours throughout the year. The timings are as follows:

From April to mid-October: 08:30 AM to 08:00 PM.
From mid-October to end of March: 08:30 AM to 06:00 PM.
When is Alhambra closed?
The Alhambra is closed on January 1 and December 25. It is otherwise open through the year and every day of the week.
How long does it take to tour Alhambra?
It is better to keep aside an entire day to make the most of your visit to the Alhambra.
How do I get to the Alhambra?
Getting to Alhambra Palace from Granada is fairly easy and visitors can choose from multiple modes of transports like bus, taxi or car.
How do I get to Alhambra by car?
It takes around 15 minutes to reach Alhambra from Granada. Parking rates range from €5.45 for 3 hours, €7 for 4 hours.
Can I get to Alhambra by bus?
Yes. If you choose to travel by bus, you can board bus number C3, which will drop you right in front of the entrance.
What is the best time of the day to visit Ahambra?
You can visit the Alhambra either in the morning or the afternoon. While the morning session lasts for 5.5 hours ( 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM), the afternoon session is 4 hours (2:00 PM - 6:00 PM from mid-October to mid-March) or 6 hours (2:00 PM -8:00 PM from mid-March to mid-October). Therefore, if you choose a morning slot during winter or an afternoon slot during summer, you’ll have more time to explore the complex.
What is the best time of the year to visit Alhambra?
It is best to visit the Alhambra during spring when the weather is pleasant and the gardens are in full bloom. However, it is to be noted that the summer months also mark the beginning of the high season. Therefore, visitors should expect large crowds.
Are Alhambra online tickets available now?
Yes. You can book your Alhambra tickets online as a part of their social distancing measures.
Does Alhambra have a dress code?
No. Alhambra does not have a dress code. However, it is advisable to wear comfortable shoes as you’ll be walking a lot.
Can I take my backpack inside Alhambra?
For security reasons, you are not allowed to carry your backpacks, baby strollers or other luggage inside the attraction. Instead, you can store them at the lockers provided to you.
Are there any new rules and regulations in light of the coronavirus crisis?
  • Group visits of 25 are permitted within the venue.
  • Mandatory to bring original ID or passport to enter the venue.
  • Bags or backpacks bigger than 40x40 cm will not be permitted.

Explore Alhambra

Overlooking the bustling city of Granada, Alhambra is an extravagant palatial complex worth visiting. Let’s take a look at its various must-see attractions.
Nasrid Palace
An ornate palace complete with lavish rooms, sprawling gardens, and vast courtyards, the Nasrid Palace is one of the highlights of Alhambra. It is divided into three parts - the El Mexuar or the courtroom where meetings took place between the king and his ministers, the Palace of Comares which was the residence of the king and the Palace of the Lions which is the main courtyard area.
Look out for: Golden Room Courtyard, Lion's Palace, Mirador de Daraxa
Alcazaba
This Moorish fortification is one of the oldest parts of the Alhambra and can be traced back to the 9th century. Initially used as King Mohammad I's residence, it was later transformed into a military center after the construction of the Nasrid Palaces. Complete with thick walls and towers, it was the main line of defense against attacks.
Look out for: Torre de la Vela
Generalife
The 13th century Generalife Gardens is undoubtedly the most beautiful part of the Alhambra. The lush gardens that spread over a generous area are decorated with water fountains, courtyards, and a wide variety of flora. A relaxing stroll down the cypress tree-lined avenues of the Generalife Gardens will make for a perfect end to your visit to the Alhambra.
Look out for: Patio de la Acequia, Palace of Generalife, Jardin de la Sultana

Alhambra FAQs
What is the maximum group size for Alhambra guided tours post-COVID-19?
The Alhambra is accepting guided tour groups with a maximum of 25 guests.
What parts of the Alhambra are open to the public post-COVID-19?
The Alcazaba, Generalife Gardens, Nasrid Palace and Palace of Charles V are open to the public post-COVID-19.
What are the safety measures and guidelines in place at the Alhambra?
  • Masks have been made mandatory.
  • Group visits of 25 are permitted within the venue.
  • It is mandatory to bring the original ID or passport to enter the venue.
  • Bags or backpacks bigger than 40 cmx40 cm will not be permitted.
Does my Alhambra ticket include access to the Nasrid Palace?
Not all Alhambra tickets include access to the Nasrid Palace. You would have to book tickets that specifically allow access into the Nasrid Palace.
Can I visit Alhambra without a guide?
Yes, you can visit Alhambra without a guide. However, it is recommended that you opt for a guided tour in order to make your experience an immersive one.
What time do Alhambra guided tours start?
Alhambra guided tours start at different times, depending on the tour you choose. However, we would recommend an early morning tour or a slot after lunch for least crowds.
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