Palma de Mallorca refers to a capital city of the Balearic Islands and also doubles up as the port on the island of Majorca. Some of the cities that lie near the city of Palma de Mallorca include L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Tarragona, Badalona and Sabadell.
The Castillo de Bellver features Gothic as well as Romanesque arcades that surround the courtyard. The castle is home to the Museo Municipal and is known to offer public viewing in a number of rooms located on the first floor. The construction of the cathedral started in the year 1230 and was completed in the seventeenth century. The cathedral features two magnificent towers that were added to the original design in the nineteenth century. The Fundación Pilar y Joan Miró refers to the former house that belonged to Joan Miró and which until recently been converted to as museum and gallery that features graphics, sculptures and paintings by the renowned artist. To get to these attractions you need to hire a car in Palma de Mallorca.
The Museo de Mallorca is housed in the Palacio Ayamans. The museum features a sizeable collection of medieval as well as Moorish eighteenth and nineteenth century art. The Old Town of Palma de Mallorca features narrow lanes and boasts of a picturesque look that gives a glimpse to a bygone era and acts as a tourist magnet. The Spanish village refers to the Pueblo Español which features reproductions of vital and typical old buildings from across Spain. Most of these are now occupied and act as craftsmen’s workshops. To get to these attractions you need to rent a car in Palma de Mallorca.
The Casa Font y Roig refers to a garden which features the remnants of a tenth century Arab bath house. The Casa Oleza refers to a Renaissance mansion which boasts of a magnificent collection of tapestries. The Case Oleo is bordered by the Moorish Arco de Almudaina and features a spectacular art collection. The Consulado del Mar refers to an ancient Admiralty Court which features an exquisite Renaissance gallery on its upper floor. It is now home to the government of the autonomous Balearic community. The diocesan museum is housed in the Bishop’s Palace and it features among other things incunabula, ceramics, liturgical utensils among others. To get to these attractions, you need car rental in Palma de Mallorca.
There are a number of other attraction in Palma de Mallorca including the Lonja, Parc de la Mar, Mansión del Arte, Palacio de la Almudaina, Paseo del Borne, Plaza Mayor, Rambla, Church of San Francisco, Santa Eulalia, Town Hall among others.
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