About Ses Voltes
Museu ses Voltes, is a museum situated in front of the Palma cathedral, open and free to the public.
The museum is exhibiting different artists and works, related to the history and culture of Palma. Moreover, the museum is hosting a range of cultural event throughout the year.
The name ses Voltes, derives from the old name of the city wall that was protecting Palma. The constructions was created by the military architect, Manuel Santander, in the years between 1771 and 1801. At that time, the ses Voltes buildings was used as barracks for soldiers.
In 1985, the ses Voltes building was bought by the municipality of Palma and made a cultural scene for everyone to enjoy.
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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.