Santo Domingo Church is usually mentioned among the best known religious sites of the city. The church is a landmark of the national importance. The first building on the site of the modern church appeared back in the 12th century, and later it was repeatedly expanded and supplemented with new elements. Nowadays the beautiful cathedral is a unique combination of three different architectural styles. Despite this peculiarity the church looks very harmonious and effective.
Eivissa Cathedral is a true example of Baroque style. The cathedral was built on the initiative of Catalan conquerors in 1235. Previously the site of the cathedral was the location of one of local mosques. The invaders completely destroyed the building, leaving only its foundation. Until the 17th century the cathedral was a grim and stern Gothic building, and then it completely changed its appearance, turning to a no less charming baroque style building. Among the cultural institutions of Ibiza tourists are recommended to visit Archaeological Museum, the collection of which includes hundreds of priceless artifacts. Travellers should not forget to include a visit to Ethnographic Museum and Van der Wurth Gallery in their cultural program. The latest institution will be appreciated by modern art connoisseurs. Sa Nostra Culture Hall regularly exhibits a variety of events, from theater performances to concerts of classical music.
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