POU DEL REI
(THE KING’S WELL)
Visit the Kings’ Well in Montuïri
Es Pou del Rei, or the king’s well, is a fine little place of interest in the medieval town of Montuïri, witnessing the impact of the royals throughout medieval times.
This public well is actually the oldest of its kind in the area, and has its name from the street it is located on, Carrer del Rei.
Es Pou del Rei, was first documented back in the 14th century, when the main street and central area of Montuïri, was expanded.
The well is square, and has two towers. It is built of sandstone from the local area. On the sides of the well, you see basins which were used for giving donkeys water, back in time.
Next to es Pou del Rei, you can see the old public washing and bath house of Montuïri. Inside the building, you can see the old washing buckets and equipment, that has been well preserved.
How to get to Pou del Rei
No other municipality in Mallorca reflects more historical eras of the island than Montuïri, it is like an open air museum of cultural heritage. The municipality is located in the most mountainous area of the Pla region, the southern part, allowing you to enjoy both rural countryside charm and discover breathtaking panoramic views from the summit of the hills.
Discover the Pla region of Mallorca
The rural Pla region covers the center of the island and has its name from the plain landscapes that characterize it. There is a wealth of points of interest to explore and discover in the Pla region, just click on an area below to get started.