Knowing Mallorca’s heritage is one of the best ways to discover its history and the essence of this island. Every civilization and era has left its mark. Thus, visitors will be able to learn about the cultural legacy left by the Talayotic, Gothic and Modernism periods, among others.
Visiting the main cultural attractions the island offers, you will be able to travel back in time, through its castles, palaces, archaeological remains and medieval cities. We suggest that during your stay in Mallorca you visit some of the most emblematic places on the island, where you will discover all the cultural heritage of this place:
1. Bellver Castle
Bellver Castle is a Gothic construction with a circular floor plan that dates back to the 14th century. Located 2.5 km from Palma, it was ordered to be built by order of King James II of Mallorca. Currently, the Municipal Museum of History is located in its facilities.
2. Mallorca Cathedral
Popularly known as La Seu, it is a Gothic construction built between the 14th and 16th centuries, although it has had subsequent interventions in different styles. The works carried out by Gaudí and Barceló stand out, as well as its large rose window.
3. Almudaina Royal Palace
The Royal Palace of Almudaina is a Muslim fortress from the 10th century. It is currently used for receptions and ceremonies of the Spanish monarchy. A Gothic-style reconstruction was carried out after the Catalan reconquest in the 14th century.
4. Son Fornes
One of the most important and well-known archaeological sites in Mallorca is Son Fornés. It is made up of 3 large circular talayots, one of which is considered the largest on the island. It includes the talayotic period up to the classical-Roman period.
5. Roman city of Pollentia
The Roman city of Pollentia was founded after the conquest of the island, in the year 123 BC. This fact marked the beginning of urban life in Mallorca and the great urban development between the 1st century BC and the 3rd century AD. Pollentia became one of the most important cities of the Roman era in the Balearic Islands.
Discover Mallorca’s Heritage from the Hotel Leman
Get to know all the cultural and historical heritage Mallorca has to offer from the comfort of staying at Hotel Leman. The accommodation offers an ideal location to discover the main tourist attractions of Palma. It is located just 15 km from the city centre, in a very quiet area.
This will allow you to enjoy rest without giving up the proximity of the main cultural and historical attractions. Staying with us, you can enjoy car rental service, so you can discover the whole island with the comfort of getting around by car. We take care of everything, we manage your request and offer you the best options, so you can choose the one that best suits your needs.
Hotel Leman offers numerous services so that you can enjoy a comfortable stay with all kinds of luxuries. Discover our wellness centre, indoor and outdoor pools, à la carte massages, bar-cafeteria, etc.
Come and discover all Mallorca’s heritage and stay at Hotel Leman. Make your reservation, come and enjoy a few days of relaxation and tourism on the island, staying in a hotel with all the services for a perfect stay.