Spain has indeed become one of the destination countries for tourists when on vacation to the European continent. This can not be separated from the many interesting tourist destinations, including various historical buildings and their natural beauty that can spoil the eye.
One of the cities in Spain that you should visit in Palma de Mallorca. The city is the largest in the Balearic Islands. Several interesting destinations are very popular and worth visiting in the city. Anything?
- Catedral de Mallorca
Built during the era of the Aragonese Empire, the Catedral de Mallorca stands on a former Moorish-era mosque. The building which is 121 meters long and 40 meters wide is designed in a typical Spanish Gothic style with a hint of Northern European influence.
This cathedral was built in 1229 by King James I, but its construction was only completed in 1601. As the most historic building in Palma de Mallorca, this cathedral is always crowded with tourists every day.
- Castell de Bellver
Castell de Bellverer is located about 3 kilometers west of downtown Palma de Mallorca. This ring-shaped castle has been around since the 14th century when the building served as the residence of King James II.
However, the castle changed its function in the 18th to 20th centuries after being used as a military prison. Castell de Bellver is now on the list of highly protected Spanish Cultural Interests and is one of the favorite historical tourist destinations in the Balearic Islands.
- Palma Aquarium
Palma Aquarium is a giant aquarium owned by Coral World International which was first opened in 2007. The location itself is about 500 meters from Palma Beach.
This aquarium aims to campaign for the protection and conservation of fish and coral reefs, which are getting worse day by day.
Inside, there are more than 700 marine species as well as several collections of living coral reefs that can attract around 400 thousand visitors every year.
Palma Aquarium is also one of the best educational tourist destinations in Spain that will take its visitors like passing through the ocean in the middle of the ocean.
- Calo des Moro
Surrounded by beautiful limestone cliffs, Calo des Moro is a beach about 4 kilometers south of Santayi’s old town center. This beach surrounded by pine forests is next to Cala S’Almonia beach which is also famous for its beauty.
Calo des Moro, which has crystal clear water and calm waves, is always a destination for tourists who want to swim and dive.
The stretch of sand which is only 30 meters long and 20 meters wide, makes you have to come early if you want to sunbathe here.
- Passeig des Born
Passeig des Born is a street in downtown Palma de Mallorca that connects Plaza de las Tortugas and Plaza de la Reina. This road is built on the former river Riera whose flow once crossed the city center of Palma de Mallorca.
This very famous Pedestrian or pedestrian area has a variety of old buildings that can be enjoyed for free. Moreover, with the existence of two plazas or squares between the Passeig des Born, the street becomes very crowded when the weekend arrives.
Palma de Mallorca is known to have a variety of interesting tourist destinations, ranging from historical tours to natural attractions. All of them are worth it and must visit when you are on holiday in Spain. Already have plans to visit there?