Bellver Castle Tourist Attraction

Bellver Castle

Native: Castell de Bellver

Palma de Mallorca is a place where you can always find a great number of attractions. One of these places to visit is Bellver Castle. This building deserves much attention because it is so huge. Every corner of Bellver Castle has its own history. Besides, this amazing original castle was built by request of King James II of Mallorca in 1300. In those days it was his residence. It is located in a perfect place – not far from center of the city. Bellver Castle has a unique design. It is considered to be a gothic edifice with the clear construction. After 1343 year this building was used for prison. But mainly prisoners were only important persons. Now it is a big museum which can «say» a lot about the past life of his inhabitants. Travel inside this sight will take a long time. For example here is an interesting collection of Antoni Despuig. He was patron and notable person of the Mallorcan Enlightenment. He has gathered a wonderful collection of different sculptures and other materials. In 1923 City Council of Palma has bought a big part of collection and now it widely available for tourists. You should enter this place in your trip planning list. It will be very informative sightseeing! You will not regret after visiting Bellver Castle!

Open hours

April - September:
I: 8:30 - 13:00
II - VI: 8:30 - 20:00;
VII: 10:00 - 18:00
October - March:
I: 8:30 - 13:00
II - VI: 8:30 - 18:00;
VII: 10:00 - 18:00

Contacts

Address:
C/ Camilo José Cela, s/n 07014 - Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, Spain
Phone: +34 971 73 50 65
Fax: 971 45 43 73
E-Mail: [email protected]
Coordinates:
39° 34′ 2.56″ N
2° 38′ 53.29″ E

Ticket price

Regular price: 4 €
Reduced price: 2 €

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