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Visiting the ‘Pueblo Español’ in Mallorca
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Visiting the ‘Pueblo Español’ in Mallorca

In your visit to Mallorca, you will soon realize that you have many different plans at your fingertips. Whether you're going as a couple, as a family or with friends, the facets that the island of Mallorca is offering you will not leave you indifferent. In this case, we are going to tell you about a very special place, in a small town that, like an open-air museum, offers you a unique tour through the ...
The Roman City of Pollentia
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The Roman City of Pollentia

In Mallorca we have an exceptional place for lovers of archeology. It is a Roman site, in which it is possible to imagine how the island should have been two millennia ago. The Roman city of Pollentia (originally from 123 a.C.) was declared an Artistic Historic Site in 1946. A residential area known as La Portella, the Forum and the Theater are excavated. The Monographic Museum of Pollentia houses all ...
Visit to the Llotja de Palma
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Visit to the Llotja de Palma

Today we present you the Lonja de Palma, a mercantile building built in Gothic style, which belongs to the first half of the 15th century, and is the work of the most important architect-sculptor of Mallorca, Guillem Sagrera. It is an ideal place to stroll on one of those bright winter days that Palma offers us, a very suitable plan for sightseeing in Palma de Mallorca. An architecture that is worth ...
Change of the Royal Guard
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Change of the Royal Guard

If you thought that it only applies to the United Kingdom, well, let us tell you that you are wrong. The famous process of guard changing takes place in Majorca also, and in this article we are going to present you all the details.

Where? At Almudaina Palace. Indeed, in addition to the fact that the Almudaina Palace is one of the monuments that all travelers must visit, it is also ...
The Pilar i Joan Miró Foundation – a new “must see”
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The Pilar i Joan Miró Foundation – a new “must see”

Our travel among Palma’s castles continues today with the Pilar and Joan Miró Foundation one.  Lately,  we have “visited” two museums: the first was the diocesan and the second will be this one. Contextualizing It was inaugurated in 2012 and is already one of the essential places of interest to see in Palma. There are many works by the artist but, in addition, it would be good to visit the workshops ...
Bellver Castle – you can’t lose it!
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Bellver Castle – you can’t lose it!

Back in the field of castles and tradition, we must tell you that you cannot leave Palma without getting close to the Bellver castle. Did you know? As a curiosity, it is the only circular castle in Spain and one of the few in Europe. In addition to visiting its patio and its rooms, you will discover curiosities about the Balearic capital, since it houses the History Museum of the city of Palma. Oh, ...
Everything “with a twist”
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Everything “with a twist”

Culture and history are not only palaces and churches, but also shops of a lifetime. As in all cities, and more tourist like Palma, traditional shops are being lost among multinational franchise chains and souvenir shops. Even so, if you look with a magnifying glass, there is still some traditional shop “with a twist”. Such as… One of them is the Vidal wickerwork, in Cordelería street, founded in ...
Modernity and Modernism – a delightful encounter
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Modernity and Modernism – a delightful encounter

Without any doubt, Palma is not Barcelona, ​​but that does not necessarily imply that modernism hasn’t arrived here. There are a few modernist buildings in the city, such as the Can Forteza Rey next to the Plaza Mayor, the facade of the Forn des Teatre or the Gran Hotel, which was the first luxury hotel on the islands. The Gran Hotel It had many details almost unthinkable for the time. It was planned ...
Muslim Architecture
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Muslim Architecture

If you were wondering whether Palma has a Muslim footprint or not, we really hope that this article would be of use. As a beginning point, we can say that indeed, there are few remains of that period. One of the most popular of them are the Arab Baths.   The Arab Baths Of the Arab baths found in the manorial garden of Can Fontirroig there is not much left, only the central room destined to hot baths ...
Gothic style – at its finest
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Gothic style – at its finest

La Lonja is one of the most impressive buildings in Palma’s history. Its architecture is outstanding and has been a source of inspiration for architects, poets as for all the lovers of the beautifulness. A bit of history The Lonja de Palma de Mallorca (Sa Llotja). Former headquarters of the College of Merchants, symbol of the economic splendor of the fifteenth century mechaderes, is one of the ...
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