Lower gardens of the Generalife, Alhambra de Granada.

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Jardines Nuevos


Also known as the Jardines Bajos (Lower Gardens), these gardens were laid in the Alhambra in the early 20th century as an approach to the Palacio del Generalife.

Admission is included in the Alhambra ticket.

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