Partal Palace and Gardens at El Partal area of Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia, Spain.

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Jardines del Partal


An area of beautiful terraced gardens laid out in the Alhambra in the 20th century. Its most famous landmark is the Palacio del Partal, a 14th-century porticoed palace fronted by a still, reflecting pool. From the gardens, a path leads to the Generalife.

Admission is included in the Alhambra ticket.

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