ES BALUARD

Es Baluard museum of contemporary arts in Palma

Es Baluard is a great choice of activity for any art lover

Es Baluard, is perhaps the most well known museum of contemporary and modern arts in all of Mallorca. Moreover, Es Baluard is mainly focusing on artists from the Mediterranean district.

The museum exhibits a wide range of different artworks, everything from paintings to sculptures and digital works.

Many upcoming artists from the Balearic Islands are exhibiting at the Es Baluard museum, which is why it has a status as a national museum of the archipelago.

Es Baluard is situated in an old military bastion that was once a part of the old city wall of Palma. From the terrace toy can enjoy the panoramic views over the bay of Palma, simply breathtaking!

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Palma

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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Palma's other main tourist attractions

Palma cathedral La Seu in Mallorca

LA SEU – PALMA CATHEDRAL

Palma’s impressive cathedral stands out from the rest of the buildings in the capital with its imposing dimensions and beautiful architecture that can be seen from far away. La Seu is the main attraction of Palma and the trademark of the island, it is simply made to impress. Famous architects like Gaudí and Guillem Segrera have too been involved in the construction of this beauty, which is considered one of the most impressive and largest in Europe.

Visit the cathedral of Palma

Almudaina Palace is an attraction in Palma

PALAU DE L’ALMUDAINA

The Almudaina palace is the most historical building in all of Mallorca. It was originally built as the seat of the governor back in Moorish times and has ever since been a place of royal affairs. The Almudaina palace is an interesting attraction with a lot of history to tell.

Visit the Almudaina palace

Bellver Castle in Palma a main attraction

CASTELL DE BELLVER

The Bellver castle is the crown of Palma. This unique round shaped fortress overlooks the entire bay of Palma from its hilltop position, which itself makes it attractive to visit. There is a lot of interesting things to this medieval fortress and, the historical museum of Palma is also found here.

Visit the Bellver castle

Banus arabs is one of the main attractions of Palma

BANYS ARABS

Visit these ancient hammams in the heart of the historical city of Palma and discover how welathy people would be bathed and washed during the Arabian dominance of Mallorca.

Visit the Arabian baths

The antique train is one of the main attractions in Palma

FERROCARRIL DE SÓLLER

Get on board on this antique train departing from Placa Espanya, and wait for the whistle to blow and the engine to start pulling the old wooden cars out of Palma and towards the beautiful mountains to reach the picturesque town of Sóller.

Ride the antique train to Sóller

dive with sharks at Palma Aquarium

PALMA AQUARIUM

Palma Aquarium is an attraction for the entire family to enjoy. The aquarium houses the largest shark tank in Europe, and you can even swim with the sharks if you have a PADI license, or sail in a little boat on top of the tank. There are many fun and interesting activities to do in Palma Aquarium, along with numerous event throughout the day, making it a dynamic and entertaining visit for all ages.

Visit the Palma Aquarium

Casal Solleric is a public exhibition space and former mansion in palma

CASAL SOLLERIC

Casal Solleric is one of Palma’s most beautiful mansions and home to a public exhibition of contemporary arts with changing artists. It is part art exhibition and part museum, you will

Visit Casal Solleric

Sant Francesc convent in Palma is one of the main attractions in the city

REIAL CONVENT DE SANT FRANCESC

Visit one of Palma’s most historical convents, the Sant Francesc located in the old city. Inside, you can enjoy some of the most unique Gothic architecture, a heavenly courtyard surrounded by a beautiful cloister, and, the tomb of one of the most famous Mallorcans, Ramon Llull.

Visit the Sant Francesc convent

Santa Eulalia parish church in Palma Mallorca

SANTA EULÀLIA

Santa Eulàlia is the parish church of Palma and, was actually one of the four first churches established in the city post the Catalan conquest in the 13th century. Enjoy the amazing detailed artwork that adorns the exterior before entering the church where a world of religious arts awaits.

Visit Santa Eulalia

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