How to Spend a Day in the City of Palma

How to Spend a Day in the City of Palma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (B)

Palma is the cultural, economic and historical hub of the island of Mallorca (Majorca). Once ruled by the Moors, Palma fuses Moorish and Christian landmarks, sites and architectural wonders. A historical yet cultural city, there is so much to do and see it is impossible to discover the city in just one day. But if you only have 24 hours, here are some of the most precious jewels to admire in the city.

A Levantine Gothic jewel that overlooks the sea, this magnificent structure’s construction began in 1230, replacing a mosque. The interior is as splendid and spectacular as the exterior. Inside, explore a variety of historic paintings, each with a story of its own. Enjoy the sunlight that moves through the stained-glass windows, which was once a method used of telling time. In 1904, Gaudi refurbished the chapel, to what I consider to look like creepy, demonic artwork, but hey it’s different. Inside guests also discover the tombs of Mallorca’s past Kings, James II and James III. Entry fee: 4 euros ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend a Day in the City of Palma
Guide Location: Spain » Palma de Mallorca
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mallorca Cathedral
  • Jardí del Bisbe
  • Banys Arabs
  • Museo de Mallorca
  • Placa de Cort
  • English Book Shop
  • Can Joan de S'Aigo Cafe