The monument is open everyday of the year with the exception of the 25th of December and January 1st. From Apr. 1st to Oct. 14th: Day visit (Mon. to Sun): 08:30 - 20:00 / Ticket office: 08:00 - 20:00. Evening visit (Tue & Sat): 22:00 - 23:30 / Ticket office: 21:00 - 22:45. From Oct 15th to Mar 31st: Day visit (Mon. to Sun): 08:30 - 18:00 / Ticket office: 08:00 - 18:00. Evening visit (Tue & Sat): 20:00 - 21:30 / Ticket office: 19:00 - 20:45.
There are different type of visits and tickets. Alhambra General ticket includes all areas of the monumental complex open to the public, also the gardens included): 14 €. / The ticket Alhambra Gardens includes all areas of the Monumental Complex open to the public, except the Nasrid Palaces.7 € / It is also possible to visit the gardens at night: 8 €.
Yes, we are referring to those very famous crossing jets copied in many fountains around the world. You will find them in the court of the Generalife Palace. The current ones were installed in the 19th century. Originally it had twelve spouts.
The orchards were here before the Alhambra itself. They contributed to feed the palatine city. Today the same orchards are cultivated with species and methods of that time, in an uninterrupted manner from the Andalusi era to the 21st century.
This court is one of the most charming corners at Generalife. It houses a huge cypress tree that today is only a dry trunk that, according to legend, was the silent witness of many love scenes... It was the oldest in Granada and lived around of 600 years.
The water reservoirs (albercas) in the Alhambra were essential in the city’s water system, a network of tanks, distributed strategically, making the most of the gradients and slopes of the terrain. Master's in water engineering!