The Alhambra in Granada


The Alhambra is one of the finest architectural monuments in the world, and as such, visiting it requires a little preparation.

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We were in Granada a while ago, as part of a tour in Andalucia. Now, before I continue, you have to know that The Alhambra is my favourite monument ever, so my opinion is biased!



The Alhambra was formed in the 9th century, when Sawwar ben Hamdun had to seek refuge in the Alcazaba, a fortress which is now part of the complex. when the Caliphate of Cordoba had started to fall apart.


The recommended time to visit The Alhambra is 4 hours, and I encourage you to take that much time because it is just lovely to walk around the gardens, sit down for a while, enjoy the views, and repeat.



You must book your tickets in advance on the official website. Availability is limited and it really is worthed to see everything. Be advised; however, that the time slot allocated is for the Palacios Nazaries, so you can arrive as much in advance as you wish, and start seeing other parts of the place.


If you don’t want to book a guided tour, there are headphones that you can rent to do the visit individually. Another option is to check some Youtube videos in advance so you can get a good idea of the Alhambra beforehand.


According to the legend, the Sultan brought to Granada the most beautiful ladies from all over his empire. Some think this is why Andalusian women are so beautiful.


What I Wore

Pair of earrings: Peora

Top: Zara

Pants: Zara

Pair of shoes: Charles & Kieth





20 Comments Add yours

  1. Jim says:

    I toured here in 2013. it is a very beautiful place to see.

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    1. I hope you enjoyed your visit to La Alhambra


  2. We went there last year – 2016, A very special place.

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    1. I totally agree to you, it’s special

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      1. The architecture was amazing!

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      2. I totally agree with you 😊

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      3. Yes, you had an excellent trip!

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  3. Hmm so agree with you even I too just went last month and visited this wonderful palace. It was awesome. Great presentation.

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    1. Thank you, I’m glad you liked it.

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  4. This was interesting to read and the photos are very beautiful. You look stunning as well and I love the red lip!

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    1. Thank you, so much!
      I’m Glad you liked it

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  5. We got engaged there — beautiful backdrop

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  6. I have been there 🙂 Alhambra is really spectacular 😀

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    1. Yes, I agree Glad to know you’ve visited

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      1. That’s interesting I’ll definitely check it out!

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  7. seaofwordsx says:

    I love Granada 😍 I went there twice and went to La Alhambra this summer too. It’s so beautiful. Beautiful pictures girl!

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    1. Thank you so much girl!
      I’m glad you like them.

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