The Alhambra in Granada is a monumental complex on an ancient Andalusian palatine city. The Alhambra is located in Granada, just 100 km from Nerja. (approximately 1 hour by car).
You can easily organize your visit:
- Book a transfer from Nerja to the Alhambra.
- Book an organized excursion to the Alhambra.
- Buy Alhambra tickets by yourself.
The complex is made up of a set of ancient palaces, gardens and fortresses. It was an ancient Arab city. (fortress, from Arabic: القصبة al-qaṣbah ‘citadel’) initially conceived to house the emir and the court of the Nasrid Kingdom, later as the Castilian royal residence and his representatives.
Its artistic uniqueness lies in the interiors of the Nasrid palaces, whose decoration is among the peaks of Andalusian art, as well as in its location and adaptation, generating a new landscape but fully integrated with the pre-existing nature. In addition, it houses an Andalusian art museum, the city’s main art gallery, as well as an old convent converted into a national Parador.
The complex is managed by the institution Patronage of the Alhambra and the Generalife. In 2016 it was reported to be the second most visited space in Spain, after the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, with 2,615,188 visitors.
You can buy tickets to the Alhambra, book your visit to the Alhambra in Granada or take a guided tour of the Alhambra.