CAPUCHIN CONVENT OF PALMA

convent of capuchin nuns

Not much is known about this very enclosed convent of the Capuchin Nuns.

Maybe that exact fact makes it interesting to visit, because you can feel that special silence and inner peace when stepping inside the walls of this convent in Palma.

The Convent of the Purísima Concepción of the Capuchin nuns, founded in 1662, conserves some unique spaces where traditional architecture and objects relating to ancestral tasks remind us of the Mallorca of days gone by.

Sales of home-made sweets helps keeping the convent running and free to visit.

How to get to the Capuchin convent

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.

Palma city sightseeing guide




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