How do I get tickets for Alhambra Granada?

Asked By: Eneida Borsdorf | Last Updated: 13th January, 2020
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The official Alhambra tickets can be purchased in 6 ways.
  1. On the Internet, via official website by Patronato de la Alhambra y Generalife.
  2. By telephone.
  3. In person at the ticket office on the same day of your visit, if tickets are not sold out.
  4. Buying Granada Card.

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Similarly, what is the official site for Alhambra tickets?

Booking and purchase of tickets are done online in the system of management and sales of tickets of the Council of the Alhambra and Generalife, by telephone or on TVRs. These tickets can be purchased through «print at home», on the TVRs or at the ticket office. This last procedure can cause an unnecessary wait.

Secondly, can you see the Alhambra without tickets? Alhambra-without tickets! Even if you can't get tickets into the Alhambra (you need to book months ahead at busy times) you can walk round parts of the gardens free, go into the Alhambra museum and see lots of the beautiful buildings.

Correspondingly, do you need to buy tickets in advance for Alhambra?

You can buy up to 10 tickets in advance but not for the same day. When buying your tickets, you will need to decide what time you want to visit the Nazrid Palaces. If you buy the tickets online, you can print a paper version with a QR code to use as your ticket.

How do I get Alhambra tickets if sold out?

When the Alhambra tickets are sold out the second best option is to buy the Alhambra Experience entrance, which includes the night visit to the Nasrid Palaces, and the day visit to the Alcazaba and the Generalife on two consecutive days.

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Which Alhambra tickets to buy?

Alhambra Tickets - How and Where to Buy, What's Included and Types of Tickets
  • General Alhambra Entrance: 14 euros.
  • Generalife and Alcazaba: 7 euros.
  • Night Visit to Nazard Palaces: 8 euros.
  • Night Visit to Generalife: 5 euros.
  • Alhambra Experience: 14 euros.

What does Alhambra General ticket include?

TICKETS FOR ALHAMBRA GENERAL
The general daytime visit allows access to all the visitable spaces of the Monument: Alcazaba, Nasrid Palaces, Generalife, Carlos V Palace, Public baths and the Mosque. This type of visit also includes the Gardens Visit.

Do I have to print Alhambra tickets?

The ticket office at the Alhambra opens at 8:00 in the morning. To collect your tickets, go to the room with the cashpoints to the right of the entrance. Insert the credit/debit card you used to book the tickets and your tickets will be printed.

Is there a dress code for the Alhambra?

Unlike many monuments in Europe, in my experience there was no specific dress code for the Alhambra – it's fine to wear clothes that don't cover your shoulders or knees. However, you will want to wear comfortable walking shoes or sandals.

What time of day is best to visit the Alhambra?


Our personal recommendation for when to visit the Alhambra would be at about 10 a.m. This way, you won't have to wake up too early, but you'll still beat the crowds that inevitably arrive later in the morning or afternoon. This is also a great time to take a guided visit.

How much are tickets for Alhambra?

Alhambra ticket prices
ADULTS 14.85€
YOUNG PEOPLE (WITH EUROPEAN YOUTH CARD) 9.54€
PENSIONERS (WITH PROOF) 9.54€
DISABLED 8.48€
CHILDREN 12 - 15 (WITH PROOF) 8.48€

Is the Alhambra worth visiting?

Your ticket will be timed, and if you miss your entry time to the palaces, they won't let you in. And, as you can probably guess, the Alhambra can get CROWDED. At times you have to get creative if you want to take photos without people in them. BUT, with all of that said, the Alhambra definitely IS worth visiting.

What is the best way to visit the Alhambra?

Logically it is best to visit the Alcazaba (fortress) first, then the Palace of Carlos V (with museums) before the Nazrid Palaces. Then you can walk along the north wall towards the Generalife (gardens). To visit everything at a leisurely pace will require about 4 hours and is a 3km walk.

Can you bring food into Alhambra?

The Alhambra is a place to visit not a restaurant, of course you can carry things to eat and then eat them if you want. You are not allowed to consume your own drinks and food on a lot of airlines but I always do.

How do I get tickets to last minute Alhambra?


If by chance you only have a specific date to visit the Alhambra and all the tickets are sold out on the official website and you need last minute entrance to the Alhambra, there are 3 options: Buy the Alhambra Card. The Alhambra Card includes always a ticket to enter the Alhambra.

Do you need a guided tour of Alhambra?

Guided Tours Are a Good Bet
Not only does a guided tour of the Alhambra provide a local expert with in-depth knowledge of the fortress and gardens but you also don't have to go through the trouble of getting tickets on your own. Perhaps best of all is that there's no need to stand in line at every stage of your visit.

Can you walk to the Alhambra?

The easiest and more pleasant way to reach the Alhambra from Plaza Nueva square is to walk up Cuesta de Gómerez and enter the monumental complex through the beatiful Puerta de las Granadas (Pomegranates Gate). From here three paths will lead you into the Alhambra; the lateral ones are only for pedestrians.

What is the best Alhambra Tour?

1. Skip The Line Tour to Generalife, Alcazaba & Nasrid Palaces. Take a 3-hour tour of the entire Alhambra complex, that includes the Carlos V Palace, Generalife Gardens, Medina, the Alcazaba Fortress and the famous Nasrid Palaces, accompanied by an official bilingual guide.

How much time do you need in Granada?


With 2 days in Granada, you can assure that you can visit the Alhambra and give it the proper amount of time (you need at least 3 hours to be able to see everything there!), but also be able to visit great historical sites like the Granada Cathedral and explore the neighbourhoods of Albaicín and Sacromonte.

What parts of the Alhambra are free?

The Charles V Palace is free. If you go through the Justice Gate entry, the grounds in front of the Nasrid palace entry (bw Nasrid entry, Charles V and the Fort) are all free. There is also an Arab bath and a Christian church around this area, free. Then there is the Parador hotel and gardens around it.

Is Granada worth visiting without Alhambra?

Granada will keep you occupied at least for a couple of days even without visiting the Alhambra. You can of course do without, but it's the most visited monument in Spain, a country already full of great monuments, and that's for a reason. If you are going to Seville as you said, take a chance to visit the Alcazar.