Areas surrounding the historical-artistic monuments complex

In addition to touring the Alhambra Historical-Artistic Monuments Complex, a number of complementary visits are also in order, in particular places where visitors can take walks. 

For your interest

  • The Gate of the Pomegranates

    The Gate of the Pomegranates

    The Renaissance gate replaced a previous one that was Muslim. On its tympanum is an imperial coat of arms topped by three pomegranates after which the gate is named.

  • Gate of the Carriages

    Gate of the Carriages

    The Gate of the Wagons is not originally from the Nasrid period, it was carried out later, between 1526 and 1536.

  • Washington Irving Monument

    Washington Irving Monument

    This sculpture is dedicated to the figure of the famous New York writer Washington Irving (1783-1859) to commemorate the 150th anniversary of his death.

  • Gate of Bibarrambla

    Gate of Bibarrambla

    This is popularly known as the gate of Bibrrambla, Bab al-Ramla in Arabic or gate of Arenal, (sand) names that it adopted according to the place where it was originally located.

  • Charles V’s Pillar

    Charles V’s Pillar

    Located beside the Gate of Justice, its structure symbolizes the three rivers of Granada.

  • Dar al-Arusa

    Dar al-Arusa

    Also known as the Bride’s Palace or the Newlywed’s Palace.

  • The Moor’s Chair

    The Moor’s Chair

    Also known as Santa Elena’s Castle, it was built to guard and protect an area of the Generalife where water is channelled.

  • The Crimson Towers

    The Crimson Towers

    The Crimson Towers, a primitive structure, was probably part of a series of watchtowers that at one time belonged to the first Citadel of the Alhambra

  • The Catalans’ Villa

    The Catalans’ Villa

    The Catalans’ Villa is located in the southeast, adjacent to the Alhambra Wood, also known as the Split Rock.

  • Rodríguez-Acosta Foundation

    Rodríguez-Acosta Foundation

    he Rodriguez-Acosta Foundation was created in 1941, thanks to the benefaction of the painter Jose Maria Rodriguez-Acosta..

  • The Alhambra Wood

    The Alhambra Wood

    On the other side of the Gate of the Pomegranates is the Alhambra wood, with a road and two side trails.

  • Generalife Meadow

    Generalife Meadow

    In addition to being a natural reserve and a rustic area, the park has sporting facilities, hiking paths and places of archaeological interest.

  • Cultural Association Links

    Cultural Association Links

    The Alhambra complex is a venue for the activities of a number of cultural associations.