Palma de Mallorca is considered a true pearl of Spain. Palma de Mallorca – the capital of the archipelago and one of the largest ports in the Mediterranean. City Centre – is a vast ensemble of luxury residential areas, shopping streets, alleys and old buildings.
Entertainment, tours and attractions in Palma de Mallorca
The main landmark of the city – the Cathedral, whose fantastic lighting system was developed by Gaudí. In the temple complex also houses the Museum of the Cathedral, a small art museum (the work of a local school of painting) and the palace of the Moorish rulers of the island – Palau de L’Almudaina.
The most attractive part of the city is behind the cathedral – like an Arab, “Medina” the old quarter. There you will find exquisite Arab Baths, the Museum of Mallorca and the Basilica of St. Fransisk (13th century, the former soap factory Arabic), the first Christian church on the island – Santa Eulalia Town Hall and the old in the late Renaissance style. Outside the old quarter of the castle Bellver (inside arranged Museum of the castle), the old Mercantile Exchange and the Archbishop’s Palace and the museum of the great Joan Miro.
The round castle on a hill near Palma was built in the 14th century for King James of Aragon II. During the 18th and 19th centuries it was used as a military prison. Gaspar Melchor writer de Jovellanos was one of the most famous prisoners of the castle.
Travelers arriving in Palma on the sea, they saw in front of all the required visits to attractions: Bellver Castle, Sa-Lodzha, Almudaina and the Cathedral.
It is believed that the Bay of Palma, together with the Bay of Naples, is one of the most beautiful in the world.
The lovers of shopping and city life will feel here the best of all. However, Palma will appeal to fans of entertainment for whom the city has countless cozy bars, fine restaurants and nightclubs, as well as casinos.