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Culture of Palma de Mallorca. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Palma de Mallorca, the capital The most remarkable spot of tourist attraction and the most significant religious landmark of the Balearic Islands is the Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma (Catedral de Santa María). Its construction was started in 1229 and lasted for more than four centuries. The majestic cathedral is mentioned in numerous exciting stories and mystique legends. The name of the creator of the design of the scale majestic building still remains unknown.
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According to one of the legends the construction of the cathedral was initiated by the King Jaime I the Conquistador. The King built the Cathedral in recognition of Santa Maria for the divine salvation in a severe storm. The same beautiful historical landmark of the tourist destination is considered to be the Royal Palace of La Almudaina (Palacio Real de La Almudaina). The palace is located in close vicinity to the Cathedral. The building of the palace is the oldest construction on the territory of the island as the first fortifying construction was erected on its place as far back as in 2nd century B.C.E.
The palace features not only bright and impressive frontage but an ingenious interior design. Its walls keep a rich collection of the art objects, antique furniture and military attributes. The Bellver Castle (Castillo de Bellver) is located on one of the high hills of the island. The castle was erected in the first part of the 14th century. The name of the castle can be literally translated as “beautiful sight”. Indeed observation platforms open a vibrant panoramic view of the city from the castle. A majestic forest spreads around the charming building. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Among samples of architecture of Palma de Mallorca tourists will also find the building of the old exchange house named Lonja. The building is located on a beautiful square bearing the same name and is a marvelous sample of Spanish Gothic style. The high building of white brick decorated with spiral columns surrounded with graceful palm trees looks just amazing. Nowadays this majestic building is reequipped into an exhibition hall which is an established place for holding of different cultural events.
Palma de Mallorca, the capital The main square of the city is the Plaza Major being surrounded with several significant spots of tourist attraction. In close vicinity to the square tourists will find the city hall building, the Theater as well as two religious landmarks being the Saint Nicolau Church and the Santa Eulalia Church. Among other sights and landmarks of the popular tourist destination tourists will find the Consulate of the Sea (Consulado del Mar) and the Arab Baths (Baños Árabes).
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Iconic cultural sights of Spain

In addition to exploring the heritage of Gaudi, many new cultural discoveries wait for tourists in Barcelona. The National Museum of Art of Catalonia is located in the luxurious National Palace. It has the richest collections of paintings, engravings, frescoes, and coins. The Pablo Picasso Museum is set in the ancient city palace; it has a unique collection donated by the artist's friend. The Spanish village set on 42 square kilometers, recreates the atmosphere of agrarian Spain. The Gothic quarter, located in the old part of the city, is a whole complex of buildings dating back to the 14th to the 15th century. Its main attraction is the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia of the 13th century, as well as the royal square, the Basilica of La Merce, and the Gothic church of Santa Maria del Pi. … Open
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The dining options deserve a separate mention. The Botanica Kitchen Bar & Lounge has 80% of its menu dedicated to vegetable dishes. It mostly uses fresh local ingredients. Grilled vegetable platters cooked in a Josper charcoal oven are among the signature dishes of the Botanica Kitchen. Ultramarijn Wonderbar serves breakfast in the morning and delicious and authentic food in the evening. Don’t forget to try interesting cocktails inspired by Dutch Sea explorations. The new hotel on the Kneuterdijk is a worthy addition to The Hague, a famous travel destination and home to many international organizations. Read this

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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Palma de Mallorca

Culture guide to Palma de Mallorca. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Palma de Mallorca: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Palma de Mallorca. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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