The Architecture that Stands out in Palma de Mallorca

The Architecture that Stands out in Palma de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (B)

Mallorca is the second biggest island in Baleras, having a size of 3,603 km2. It is the second most populated island in Spain after Tenerife. Mallorca has a long and diverse history. The island has been a settlement to many civilizations from Phonecian, Roman, Byzantine, Moorish, and Spanish. These civilizations left their trademarks to the island, particularly to the capital. Some of the buildings remain today, and they have become iconic landmarks of the Palma. There are historic buildings all over the city that vary from medieval to modern era, stand out with their architectural style and represent the era it was constructed. Here is a website that provides touristic information about Mallorca.

Popular historic buildings of the city are Arab Baths, Belver Castle, Cathedral and Royal Palace of Almundania.

Arab Baths (Hamam): These baths were constructed in 10th century BC when Palma was an Arab city called Medina Mayurga. The island was dominated by Moors. The baths were believed to be part of a nobleman’s house. Click here for more information. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Architecture that Stands out in Palma de Mallorca
Guide Location: Spain » Palma de Mallorca
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Begum Erten-uyumaz
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Arab Baths
  • Bellver Castle
  • La Almudania Royal Palace
  • Cathedral de Mallorca
  • City Hall
  • Plaza Mayor de Palma
  • Grand Hotel
  • Can Rei building
  • Plaza de Weyler