Dobla de Oro – a project joining the Alhambra and the Albayzín

The Patronate of the Alhambra and the Generalife has presented the project “Alhambra, Dobla de Oro”, a new itinerary which focuses on both the Alhambra and the Albayzín. It focuses on two spaces declared Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO that for the first time, will organise a joined route combining two types of visits: one in the Nasrid compex, and the other, which may take place the day before or the day after the tour of the Alhambra, through key areas in Hispanic Muslim Granada.

Dobla de Oro: Alhambra and Albayzin closer

The spaces that will be included in this new itinerary in the Albayzín and the city of Granada are the Palacio de Dar al-Horra, the Casa Morisca Horno de Oro, the Bañuelo and the Corral del Carbón, places which enable the Patronato of the Alhambra and Generalife to recover the legacy acquired by architect and conservator, Leopoldo Torres Balbás (Madrid 1888-Granada 1960), ensuring that they are not abandoned or forgotten. In order to consolidate the number of visitors’ overnight stays to the monumental complex, ‘Alhambra, Dobla de Oro’, in both Granada and the province, will offer these visitors a double experience via routes that fuse the Alhambra and the city.

The new ticket will be launched next spring, and will offer different types of visits with a variety of price points: independent, guided, multimedia or organised group tours. Additionally, they will also start selling tickets for the guided visit to Granada’s Hispanic Muslim Monuments for those who only want to enjoy this route without the other. This new activity launched by the Patronato of the Alhambra and Generalife coincides with the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, which will take place in 2012.