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Let me just sort out the lens on my Alhambra

Advantages: Some wonderful architecture, history, lovely gardens and great views of Granada.
Disadvantages: Lots of walking in hot sun or pouring rain. Bad catering staff. Rubbish food.

The Alhambra – Granada – Spain Situated above the modern lower town of Granada, the Alhambra and the Albaycín, sitting on two adjacent hills, form the medieval part of Granada. To the east of the Alhambra fortress and residence are the magnif ...

jojoborne 14.01.2013 · Read full review
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A superb example of Moorish architecture.

Advantages: Absolutely beautiful and stunning.
Disadvantages: A lot of walking to visit the palace.

...The Alhambra Palace. One of the highlights of my recent tour to Andalucia in Spain was our visit to the Alhambra Palace. Somewhere I have wanted to go and visit for quite some time. The Alhambra palace is situated in the lovely city of Granada and ca ...

garymarsh86 20.06.2013 · Read full review
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One for your 'places to visit before I die' list.

Advantages: Spectacular architecture. Beautiful gardens and flowers. Great views. Interesting history.
Disadvantages: Difficult to find. Proof of age required.

I had read that the Alhambra was one of the top 100 places recommended to visit ‘before you die’ and also heard comment that this historical site should be made the 8th Wonder of the World. On a recent trip to the Andalucía region of Southern Spain I wa ...

MelissaRuth 06.07.2012 · Read full review
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Moorish and moreish

Advantages: Spectacular site, fascinating history, beautiful buildings and gardens
Disadvantages: Crowds, especially guided tour parties

...again," I thought, as my wife and I joined the long queue waiting for the Alhambra ticket office to open at 8.30 in the morning. It was not the waiting I was worried about. Having struggled out of bed in time to be there I was still half-asl ...

torr 23.05.2006 · Read full review
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The mystical jewel of Moorish Spain

Advantages: Fantastic ancient design, beauty and tranquility
Disadvantages: None

I first visited the Alhambra well over 20 years ago - out of season, and before it became the well organised tourist destination it is today. I found it so moving and beautiful that I was determined to return, and last year I had the opportunity to take m ...

dee7778 17.10.2010 · Read full review
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