Pueblo Español is a unique opportunity to see the best of Spanish architecture, right here in Palma de Mallorca
Pueblo Español was opened in the late 1960’s, as a tribute to Spanish architecture. The project was carried out by architect, Fernando Chueca Goiia, who has really managed to bring out the main characteristics of Spanish architecture and the elements significant to this.
Pueblo Español is a kind of open-air museum occupying more than 6,300 m² in the the area of Son Espanyolet in the western part Palma.
Enjoy a stroll among the many amazing reconstructions of the stylish buildings, all with unique influence from the many cultures Spain is made of. You can enjoy a visit to the impressive Alhambra fortress in Granada, Casa de Melibea in Toledo, the Casas de Canaria, the Plaza de Santa Maria in Caceres or the church of Saint Felix in Zaragoza.
There are various activities to go for here as well, such as markets, stalls and bars representing the Spanish food culture.
How to get to Pueblo Español
Palma is the capital of Mallorca and seat of the Balearic government. Palma was founded during the occupation of the Roman empire, about 123 BC, and later developed by the Moors and Catalans. Palma has several times been awarded best place in the world to live; it is a city of great diversity, cultural heritage and commercial activity, making it an attractive city to a broad audience. Palma is one of the best places in Spain to go shopping, all the new arrivals from other Mediterranean capitals arrive here before other places in the world, plus, there are hundreds of local specialty boutiques.
The rich history of Palma has left an incredible amount of landmarks and points of interest to discover i.e. the Arabian baths, the cathedral, the Bellver castle, the Almudaina palace etc., as well as hundreds of other unique constructions perfect for sightseeing in the city.