How to Spend a Day in the City of Palma

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

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))
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  
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
Read it on author's website: http://www.lemontreetravel.com/blog/how-to-spend-a-day-in-the-city-of-palma