Jardines del Palacio del Generalife

Gardens in Granada

Jardines Del Palacio Del Generalife, Alhambra
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The Jardines del Palacio del Generalife or Generalife Palace Gardens are gardens in the Generalife in the Alhambra Complex, in Granada, Spain. This small closed garden that already existed in the Nasrid Period. In 1526 Andrea Navagero describes it with ivies that covered its walls and with a fountain that threw water at a height of ten fathoms.

Where are the Jardines del Palacio del Generalife located?

The Jardines del Palacio del Generalife are located under the North Pavilion of the Palace. To the west of this garden and connecting by stairs to the gardens under the West Gallery of the Palace, which are on the upper level, there is another small garden that was laid out in 1928 by Torres Balbás, after demolishing the building that had attached to the North Pavilion.

Towards the west, along the entire Patio de la Acequia Gallery and at a lower level, there are other gardens that appear in an engraving of the traveler Alexandre Laborde, from the early 19th century, although with a different layout than the current one.

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Visiting Jardines del Palacio del Generalife


For opening times of theJardines del Palacio del Generalife see Alhambra Opening Times.


TheJardines del Palacio del Generalife is part of the Generalife of the Alhambra Complex and access it you need to purchase Alhambra Tickets or a Alhambra Guided Tour.

Duration: 10 minutes

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