Ahambra has fewer visits

The Alhambra Re-Opens for Romantic Sunsets and Culture. image: Wikipedia

VISITS to Spain’s most popular monument, the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens, fell by 2.28 per cent in 2012.

The total number of visitors to the Alhambra in 2012 was 2.26 million, of which 48.69 per cent were Europeans, 8.08 per cent more than in 2011.

There were 73,099 visitors to cultural activities held at the Alhambra, such as the Granada International Music and Dance Festival and the celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of the Alhambra’s naming as a World Heritage Site.

The day on which most people visited the Alhambra was October 12, on which 100 per cent of available tickets were sold, and the day with the fewest visitors was January 16, with just 1,784 tickets sold. The most popular month was April, with 249,876 and the least popular, January, with 10,995.

Most of the visitors are European, aged between 30 and 44, have a university degree and are very satisfied with their visit to the Alhambra. 

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