Types of Tickets to the Alhambra

Visit the Alhambra in Group

The cultural offer of the Monumental complex of the Alhambra and the Generalife is wide and varied. You can visit the Alhambra during daytime, with the general daytime ticket option, with option of admission ticket for the morning or evening, and you can also visit it at night, for which you will have to purchase the Evening admission ticket.

If you wish to visit the gardens, with the Daytime admission ticket there is a possibility of purchasing a ticket that allows to visit the main garden areas zones of the Monument.

In addition, you can visit the Museum of the Alhambra free.

Daytime General Visit

Alhambra General Ticket

It includes the public areas of the Alcazaba Fortress, the Carlos V Palace, the Nasrid Palaces, Palaces and Gardens of the Generalife and Bath of The Mosque Baths.

Entry to the areas accessible to visitors is strictly limited to the relevant time of day shown on the purchased ticket (morning, afternoon or evening visit), once inside visitors may remain until closing time.

For the Nasrid Palaces, can only access the schedule posted on its entry.

  • Morning ticket:

    Maximum capacity 3.300 people. Monday to Sunday: 8.30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Afternoon ticket:

    Maximun capacity 2.100 people (1st November to 28th February). 3.300 people (1st March to 31st October)

Garden Visit

Alhambra Generalife Gardens Tickets

With the garden ticket you can visit all areas of the Monumental Complex open to the public, except the Nasrid Palaces.

The admission time to enter these areas is not controlled (except the Palace of the Generalife, which has a limited capacity), wherefore you can make the visit during the Morning or during the Afternoon Visit Hours specified on your ticket.

If you so wish, this ticket can be used to visit the designated "space of the month" when it is included in the itinerary.

It includes:

  • Promenade of the Cypress Trees, Secano (“Dryland”), Gardens of the Monastery of St. Francisco.
  • Alcazaba: Jardín de los Adarves (“Garden of the Defense Paths”).
  • Partal: Gallery, gardens and paths of the Palace, Rauda, Palace of Jusuf III, Promenade of the Towers.
  • Palace of the Generalife: Lower Gardens and High Gardens (The Court of the Main Canal, The Sultana’s Court and Water Stairway)

  • Night visit:

    Monday to Sunday: 8:30h to 14:00h.
  • Afternoon ticket:

    Monday to Sunday: 14:00h to 18:00h (1st November to 28th February)

Night visit

Alhambra Night Tickets

There are two kinds of night visits, the night visit around the palaces (only includes the Nasrid Palaces) and the night visit around the gardens (only includes the Patio de la Acequia in the Generalife). This visits are independent and incompatible because they take place at the same time.

  • Night visit around Nasrid Palaces:

    Access to the Nasrid Palaces is only allowed at the scheduled time printed on the ticket; once inside visitors may stay until the closing time of the Monument.
  • Night visit around the Gardens and Palace of the Generalife

    Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00h to 21:30h (during November), and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 22:00h to 23:30h (during March, April, May, September and October).

The visit only includes the spaces specifically adapted to this type of visit for safety and conservation reasons.

During the evening visit the use of a flash may dazzle and be of a nuisance to other visitors, therefore it is not allowed. It will also distract from the serenity of the scene found along the gently lit routes.

Entry to the Nasrid Palaces is strictly limited to the times shown on the ticket. Once inside, visitors may remain until the Monument closes.

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