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Contact details

Calle Camilo José Cela 17
07014  Palma, Majorca  (Balearic Islands)
castelldebellver@a-palma.es
http://www.cultura.palma.es/
Tel.:+34 971735065
Fax.:+34 971454373

Location

Autonomous region:
Balearic Islands

Province/Island:
Majorca

Mallorca

Description

The royal residence of Jaime II.

The castle is located on the crest of a hill and is in the Gothic style.

Bellver Castle has had various different uses over the course of its history. King Jaime II ordered its construction as a royal residence. In the 19th century it was converted into a mint. Its circular structure is unusual, and it has three towers and a keep divided into four sections. Inside the castle there is a circular bailey with two storeys and a courtyard built over a cistern. There is a chapel on the second floor.

Construction:
Castle

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
14th century

Setting:
The castle is located around 3 kilometres from the historic centre of Palma.

Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 01 to Sep 30
Monday
From 08:30 to 13:00


From Tuesday to Saturday
From 08:30 to 20:00

Public holidays and Sundays
From 10:00 to 20:00

From Oct 01 to Mar 31
Monday
From 08:30 to 13:00


From Tuesday to Saturday
From 08:30 to 18:00

Public holidays and Sundays
From 10:00 to 18:00
Closed: 25 December and 1 January.


Prices

General: €4
Reduced: €2
Admission free Children under 14 years
Sunday

Services

Guided tours

Map


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