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Basilica de Sant Francesc

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Address: Plaza Sant Francesc 7, 07001 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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Impressive front wall towards the square - and magnificent cloister

Inside the church is the tomb of Ramon Llull (1235-1316), the Catalan mystic - and the one being presented at the museum exhibition at the Cathedral. Outside the basilica is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Rolf L
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Oslo, Norway

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Inside the church is the tomb of Ramon Llull (1235-1316), the Catalan mystic - and the one being presented at the museum exhibition at the Cathedral. Outside the basilica is a statue of another famous Mallorcan missionary, Fray Junípero Serra, who once lived in the monastery. The basilica has been used as warehouse, school, quarters for military before the Franciscan... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying just a few metres from the Basilica/cloisters but, each time we walked past, it seemed to be closed! Until finally late one afternoon we found it open. The church is interesting and impressive but really it is the cloisters that make a visit a must for any visitor to Palma. Beautifully preserved, peaceful and enchanting. A genuine... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful old church originally erected in the 13th century and has interesting Gothic cloisters and a central area with lemon trees. It is the tomb of a Mystic called Ramon Llull who was stoned to death attempting to convert Muslims . If in Palma well worth a visit.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This monastry has a splendid square courtyard and a huge splendid church. It is an active school. Lots of traffic on weekdays at begin and end of classic class hours.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Very interesting, lovely to find out more about the history of such a beautiful building! Did not take long to walk around but worth a visit !

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Not far from the Cathedral and worth the walk. It has wonderful cloisters and a truly amazing church. There are historic displays and information and being off the beaten track means it's also a serene place, in keeping with its purpose. Recommended.

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Den Haag, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

There were almost no other visitors in this important church. It contains the tomb of the most important Mallorcan philosopher, mathematician and theologian Ramon Llull. He belonged to the Franciscan order. The church has also an interesting chapel dedicated to the martyrs of Gorinchem, The Netherlands. Opposite to the chapel is a large painting with a view of the harbor... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This basilica is stunning. The courtyard is so peaceful. There are benches in the courtyard where you can sit and read the information sheets provided, which explain the various areas of the basilica. The architecture inside the basilica is beautiful and there are many separate areas where you can sit and reflect. We thought that the interior of the basilica... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our first stop of the Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas trip. One of my favorite place. Not far from the port and love the walk around the areas. Lovely shops and cafes. Beautiful cathedral and really enjoyed the places.

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Salzburg, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very quiet, not far from the centre. Take a seat in the courtyard and read through the information. Great litte restaurant on the place before the church

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