The jewel in the crown of Palma
Majorca Cathedral, built between the 14th and 16th centuries, is the jewel in the crown of Majorcan Gothic architecture. It is also home to important works of art from different periods (Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and modern).
A palace with a long history
The Almudaina Royal Palace has changed a lot since Roman times, through Moorish and Christian times, as the residence of the kings of Majorca. Especially noteworthy are the parade ground, the palatial chapel of Santa Aina, in Gothic style from the 14th century, and the ‘Gran Saló’ (Large Hall) of the Royal Palace.
Commercial building, in Majorcan Gothic style
The Lonja de Palma is a commercial building in Gothic style, from the first half of the 15th century. It was built by the most important architect-sculptor in Majorca, Guillem Sagrera.
11th century baths in the centre of Palma
The Arab baths in Palma are one of the few examples of Arab architecture on the island. The 11th century complex includes a hot bath room with a dome and skylights.
A museum for in-depth knowledge of the history of Majorca
The Majorca Museum has significant holdings of works of archaeology and art on display at its main building, the baroque style Ca la Gran Cristiana. In its rooms, the visitor can traverse the history of Majorca from prehistory to the 19th century.
A must-see museum for religious art on the Island
Inaugurated in 1916 and remodelled in 2007, the Museu Diocesà de Mallorca houses an important collection of religious art spanning from paleo-Christian times to the 20th century
A unique Gothic castle
This castle was built in the early 14th century in Gothic style with an original circular shape. It includes the old rooms of the kings of Majorca, the City History Museum, a collection of classical sculpture and the cell where Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos was detained.
Medieval Franciscan church with a Baroque facade and a Gothic cloister
The San Francisco de Palma church is a good example of Gothic architecture. It was built between the 13th and 14th centuries and holds the tomb of Ramón Llull. On the other hand, the façade was rebuilt in Baroque style throughout the 17th century. The most important element is the Gothic cloister, which is unique in the Kingdom of Aragon.
Contemporary art at a bastion of the Renaissance
Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani of Palma, located on the edge of the renaissance town wall of Palm, exhibits national and international artists since it opened in 2004.
Foundation on the work of Joan Miró
Created in 1981, the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró is dedicated to spreading knowledge of the work of artist Joan Miró as well as promoting contemporary art in general. It has significant holdings on the artist's work and also organises temporary exhibitions and other cultural activities.
A cultural centre located in an 18th-century baroque mansion
This is the town's main exhibition centre specialised in contemporary art. It is located in an 18th century baroque mansion featuring an interestingly decorated façade and a lovely courtyard with an imperial staircase.