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Address: Calle Palau Reial s/n, 07001 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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A royal palace has stood on this site since soon after the Arab conquest.

A royal palace has stood on this site since soon after the Arab conquest.

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This palace is remarkably old, with clear Roman origins, substantial remnants of its Arab expansion, and plenty of Spanish medieval embellishment. The furniture and art on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

At the beginning we were a bit unwilling to go as we were heading to the cathedral but it was closed.I must say tho that it was a great choice at the end.. The palace is very well maintained and beautiful inside ..A real masterpiece with wonderful views in the seafront through the numerous windows. The staff was friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This palace is remarkably old, with clear Roman origins, substantial remnants of its Arab expansion, and plenty of Spanish medieval embellishment. The furniture and art on display are nothing earth shaking but we enjoyed our walk through, including the marvelous views of the harbor.

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Newbury, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After enjoying a walk around the gardens we entered the palace, for 8 euros its was a bargain, with probably the oldest and grandest public toilets in palma, we really enjoyed and the views were stunning, very quiet as we went in march, would recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The former palace of the Arab King of Mallorca until 13th century. Then the palace of the Mallorcan Christian king. Very interesting

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Mazarron, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought the architecture of the building was very good. The gardens were very pretty even in January, nice water feature.Very cold here in January, but worth the visit.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a minimal entrance fee to the palace, I believe under 10 Euros per person and less for kids, quite a bit of walking so wear comfortable walking shoes, its the centre of attraction for Palma and gets very busy, best to go early in the morning or early evening is my recommendation.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like history then this should be part of your itinerary in Palma. Try to go when it's not to busy in order to really enjoy the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Interesting palace with great tapestries and furniture. Brilliant view onto the moat and the sea. The courtyard with the well is attractive as well. The chapel is gorgeous.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Definitely a must see and totally worth the audio tour. Get a great perspective on the history prior too and its current purpose. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

The castle / palace is right next to the wonderful Mallorca Cathedral and to go inside there is a small admission charge. There are various rooms that you can wander around, although I did find the route through and around the palace a little confusing with some rooms that appeared to be dead ends, and I wondered if I missed... More 

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