Recommendations for fully enjoying your visit

  • Before the visit, it is recommended to consult the opening hours and prices, as there are various types of tickets and opening hours.
  • It is important for adults to keep children by their side, thereby preventing them from touching the decoration and potential falls, due to the characteristics of the complex.
  • It is not allowed to enter with animals. Entrance is only permitted for guide dogs or assistance dogs, showing documentation identifying them as such in advance.
  • It is possible to purchase tickets to the Monumental Complex of the Alhambra and Generalife in advance through the online ticket purchase and reservation system , for an individual visit and reservation and purchase for a group.
  • The selection of how to arrive is very useful for checking the different entrances, as well as the distances between the different areas to visit (location on map and access on foot, by car, urban bus).
  • The Alhambra offers individual visits and group visits to both the monument and to temporary exhibitions.
  • Individual visitors can hire audioguides which will help them to visit and discover the monuments.
  • On the website there is detailed information on both the monumental complex and the current, future and past exhibitions.
  • In the Learn section is “Educational Program”, an educational project with a wide range of programs intended for promoting proximity to the monument, including teaching materials to enrich knowledge and interpretation.


Recommendations for fully enjoying your visit

  • The ticket is valid all day ,
    The ticket must be kept throughout the visit, as it may be requested at any time by custodial staff. View maps
  • The opening hours of the Monumental Complex are from 8:30 to 18:00 in winter and from 8:30 to 20:00 in summer, for all visitable spaces; only the Nasrid Palaces have specific opening hours which are printed on the ticket.
  • The date and time for accessing the Nasrid Palaces is expressly indicated on the ticket. The visit to these spaces must be made in the time that it specifies.
  • With the general ticket, all spaces of the Alhambra can be visited, including the gardens (the gardens ticket does not need to be purchased).
    In the general day visit, the “Space of the month” can also be visited.
  • Access to the Palace of Carlos V, Alhambra Museum and Baño de la Mezquita, is free.
  • Photography
    It is permitted to take photographs without flash and without tripods, monopods or any other camera stabilizing equipment.
  • Baby carriers are available to visitors for hire in both cloakrooms.
    The use of pushchairs is not permitted.
  • The cloakroom service has a capacity limit for large bags. More information on measurements in cloakrooms.
  • Footwear recommendations.
    Appropriate, comfortable footwear should be worn, as well as sun protection elements in the summer.
  • The monumental complex cannot be accessed with animals, except for guide dogs and assistance dogs.
  • The monumental complex cannot be accessed with food or drink; there are spaces dedicated to this.
  • Smoking is prohibited in the monumental complex, including in the outdoor spaces.
  • It is not permitted to touch the plasterwork, tiles, columns, floors, climb any structure or archaeological remains
  • The collaboration of the visitor is essential for the conservation of the monument and to encourage the quality of the visit to other visitors.
  • Please respect these recommendations: (Buenas prácticas visitas)
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult during the visit.
  • It is not permitted to enter the visitable spaces with backpacks, bags or suitcases which exceed measurements of 40x40cm.
  • It is permitted to offer explanations to groups during the visit. For the benefit of all visitors, the speaking volume must be moderated, and mobile phones must be kept on “silent mode”. For greater convenience, the monumental complex has an audioguide service.
  • The monumental complex will be vacated at closing time.


Recommendations for fully enjoying your visit

  •  It is recommended to visit the Alhambra Bookshop located in the Entrance Pavilion, in the Palace of Carlos V or in Reyes Católicos.
  • Participate on social networks and share the experience of your visit. The Alhambra is present on Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, Youtube and Instagram.
  • Continue exploring the website as well as the social networks to learn more.

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