Standing on the Placa de Ramon Llull, you will see a narrow street called ‘Carrer de Jovellanos’, named after famous Spanish minister of justice, Gasper Melchior de Jovellanos, who was imprisoned in the tower of the Charterhouse.
The houses to the left and right, were built in the 15th century, in a time where the kings spent more time up here to hunt. Later on, these houses became property of the Charterhouse (Real Cartuja), functioning as stables, smithy etc.
Under La Miranda, you will see the old entrance to the monastery. Here. next to the big tower, there was a guest house for visitors of monks during their time in Valldemossa.
From La Miranda, you can observe the old road that led to Valldemossa from Palma.
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Valldemossa is renown for its irresistible charm and warmth that keeps dragging you in even though you have been here 100 times before, a special kind of magic. The area carries a long and rich heritage evidenced in the old Trinitat hermitage, the Miramar convent, the royal palace and the old urban core and church, however, in modern age it was the visit by Frederik Chopin and George Sand that gave fame to this village found in the most adorning valley deep in the mountains. There are a number of interesting attractions to see in Valldemossa, as well as a series of annual traditions celebrated with dances, parades and festivities for everyone.
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