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Church of Santa Magdalena, Palma de Mallorca

Church of Santa Magdalena, Palma de Mallorca

Located at Plaça de Santa Magdalena, next to the Convent of Santa Magdalena de Palma, the Church of Santa Magdalena is another impressive place of worship in Palma de Mallorca, dating back to the 14th century. It has been constructed in baroque style and in 1740 it has been completely rebuilt keeping its original design. It is the place where you can find the remains of Santa Catalina Tomàs. She was an orphan with a difficult childhood. Catalina was brought up in the house of her uncle, where she worked as a servant and a shepherdess. At an early age, the girl wanted to join the religious life. Thus, at the age of 12, she went to the Convent of St. Mary Magdalena with a request to become a nun. But, due to her age, the Convent refused and Catalina sat down on the stone, which has survived until present day, and said she would not move away until she was accepted into the monastery. It is also believed that Catalina was a mystic and prophetess.

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Church of Santa Magdalena on Map

Sight Name: Church of Santa Magdalena
Sight Location: Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Sight Type: Religious
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Walking Tours in Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Create Your Own Walk in Palma de Mallorca

Create Your Own Walk in Palma de Mallorca

Creating your own self-guided walk in Palma de Mallorca is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Religious Walking Tour in Palma de Mallorca

Religious Walking Tour in Palma de Mallorca

A visit to Palma de Mallorca cannot be complete without exploring its main religious sights. Palma is full of fabulous churches and parishes that are truly worth seeing. This self-guided walking tour will take you to the most prominent places of worship, that should definitely not be missed when in Palma.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles
Palma de Mallorca Introduction Walk

Palma de Mallorca Introduction Walk

Being one of Europe’s major holiday destinations, with tourists flocking each year from all around, Palma de Mallorca is a city that still retains much of its heritage and old architecture. The old town of Palma has mostly narrow streets and standing proud in the center of town is a medieval cathedral. The city became a tourist destination in the 1950s and tourist numbers have continually...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
Palma de Mallorca Museums and Art Galleries Walk

Palma de Mallorca Museums and Art Galleries Walk

The best way to see and understand Palma de Mallorca's rich heritage is by visiting its museums. The local museums do a great job at blending the present with the past and illustrating the history of this marvelous city. Museum of Mallorca and Es Baluard (Museum of Modern Art) are a must see. Take this tour to see the best museum and art galleries in Palma.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles