The Alhambra is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain, and for good reason. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a stunning example of Moorish architecture, with its intricate carvings, colorful tiles, and lush gardens.
If you’re planning a trip to the Alhambra, we’ve put together an Alhambra map to help you get the most out of your visit. The map includes all the major attractions, as well as information on transportation, main facilities of the monument and places to eat.
Alhambra Map, Granada Spain
The Alhambra is a large complex, so it’s helpful to have a map to help you navigate. The map below shows the layout of the complex, including the locations of eveything we have listed above.
Getting to Alhambra Palace by taxi or bus
The Alhambra is located on a hilltop overlooking Granada. The easiest way to get there is by taking a taxi. But you can also get the bus from the city center or take a stroll along the forest of the Alhambra. The bus stop is located at Plaza Isabel la Católica, 4 (lines C30 and C32) and the ride costs 1,40€.
Parking near Alhambra, Granada
You can also drive to the Alhambra because there is also a paid parking lot located near the Alhambra main entrance.
- The Nasrid Palaces: These are the most famous part of the Alhambra, and they’re a must-see for any visitor. The palaces are made up of several interconnected buildings, each with its own unique charm.
- The Generalife: This beautiful garden complex is located just outside the Alhambra walls. It’s a great place to relax and enjoy the views of the city.
- The Alcazaba: This fortress was the first construction of the Alhambra complex. A city contained within walls to resist the attack of possible enemies.
- The Charles V Palace: This Renaissance palace was built over the ruins of the Alhambra’s original mosque. It’s a striking contrast to the Moorish architecture of the rest of the complex.
Main Facilities of the monument
The Alhambra is a large and complex monument, so there are a variety of facilities and services available to visitors. These include:
There are restrooms located throughout the Alhambra complex, including inside the monument.
Alhambra Information Point
There are several information points, where visitors can obtain information about the monument, its history, and the services available.
Alhambra Guided Tours
Guided tours of the Alhambra are available in a variety of languages. Tours can be booked in advance online.
Audio guides of the Alhambra are available in a variety of languages. Audio guides can be rented at the Alhambra ticket office.
There is a first aid station located at the “Puerta del Vino”.
Baby Carrier Rental
As baby strollers are not allowed inside the monument, at the “Puerta del Vino” you can rent a baby carrier and leave the baby stroller in the lockers to easily enjoy your visit.
Wheelchair Rental – Accessibility
The Alhambra is accessible to visitors with disabilities. You can also rent a wheelchair at the “Puerta del Vino”.
Other services available at the Alhambra include: a bookshop / gift shop, a cloakroom and a lost and found.
Food and drink
There are several restaurants and cafés located around the Alhambra complex, serving a variety of food and drinks, from getting a proper lunch or just grab a coffee to take away. There are also vending machines located throughout the complex, selling snacks and drinks.