Stay in the historic center of Palma: A Journey in Time
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Stay in the historic center of Palma: A Journey in Time


Would you like to immerse yourself in the past, explore the cobblestone streets and discover hidden secrets of every corner of Palma? If you are a history lover, you are about to embark on a fascinating journey through the old town of this amazing city.

In addition, you will discover the charm of an accommodation in the historic center of Palma, the boutique hotel Posada Terra Santa, which will allow you to immerse yourself even more in the unique atmosphere of this Mediterranean jewel.


Tourist Attractions and Landmarks: A Historical Route through the Old Town

Palma de Mallorca, with its rich history spanning centuries and civilizations, is home to a series of tourist spots and emblematic monuments that tell the fascinating story of the city. As you walk through these places, you will embark on a journey through time that will take you from ancient Rome to the Arab influence and the Gothic era, leaving indelible traces in the city’s architecture and culture.

If you want to discover more about the history of the city, don’t forget to visit the official website of the Palma City Council. 

Palma Cathedral: La Seu

One of the most iconic monuments of Palma de Mallorca is the majestic Cathedral of Palma, also known as La Seu. This imposing masterpiece of Gothic architecture rises majestically above the city’s skyline, and its construction began in the 13th century. The Cathedral has witnessed numerous historical events and its interior houses artistic treasures such as the famous rose window and the altarpiece by Antoni Gaudí. Strolling through its naves is to immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Gothic era and admire the skill of the craftsmen of yesteryear.

Royal Palace of La Almudaina

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina is another historical symbol of Palma that will transport you back to the island’s Moorish era. This ancient fortress, which dates back to Muslim rule in the 10th century, has been remodeled and rebuilt over the years, but still retains its Moorish essence in its architecture and details. The palace has served as the residence of monarchs and is a fascinating place to explore the different stages of the island’s history.

Plaza Mayor and La Lonja: Renaissance and Commerce

Palma’s Plaza Mayor, a lively space surrounded by Renaissance buildings, is a meeting point full of life and activity. Here, you can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the city and feel part of its vibrant daily life. Near the square is La Lonja, an ancient market that shows the commercial and maritime influence of Palma during the Middle Ages. This Gothic building is a reminder of the importance of trade in the city’s history.

Portal de l’Almudaina and Plaza de Cort: Roman Remains

You can’t explore Palma’s history without recognizing the Roman influence that left its mark on the city. The Portal de l’Almudaina is a vestige of the Roman wall that protected the city in ancient times. This gate is a direct link to the Roman past of the island and allows you to imagine what the city was like back then. The Plaza de Cort, meanwhile, is the political heart of the city and houses the Town Hall. Here, you can contemplate the imposing figure of the Olivo de Cort, an olive tree planted in 1434 that represents peace and stability.


Experience History at First Hand: Stay at Posada Terra Santa

For a complete and authentic experience in the heart of Palma’s old town, there’s nothing like staying at a boutique hotel in Palma de Mallorca that allows you to be surrounded by history and comfort. 

Discover the history of Posada Terra Santa located in an old manor house. Its carefully restored rooms will transport you to another era, while its modern and elegant facilities will provide you with a comfortable and charming stay. From its terrace, you can contemplate the panoramic views of the old town and feel part of the history that surrounds you.

Do not miss the opportunity to make your reservation during the month of August through our official website and enjoy a 20% discount. In addition, we will treat you to an exquisite breakfast, we are waiting for you!


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