Església de Santa Fe

old church of santa fe in palma mallorca
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Visiting the church of Santa Fe

This church, was built during the mid-fourteenth century by king Nuño Sanc. It has been used both as a church of the Catholics, and as a synagogue from when this neighborhood made the Jewish quarter of Palma.

There are several theories on how it has gotten its name, the two most recognized, are the devotion to Saint Faith of Conques, or the Mystery of the Holy Faith.

In the 16th century, the church changed its patronage to Saint Christopher, but never changed its name.

Architecture

A typical religious building construction of Gothic style.

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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.

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