|Palma de Mallorca, Spain|
Aerial view of the castle
|Built by||Pere Salvà|
|Height||112 m (367 ft)|
|Palma de Mallorca City Council|
Bellver Castle (bellver in Castilian means "good view") is a castle that was built by order of King Jaime II for use as a residence of the kings of Mallorca. The castle is built at 112 metres (367 ft) above sea level. Today it belongs to the City Council of Palma de Mallorca and it is the Museum of the History of the city of Palma. It is open to the public.
- - Refuge to the Turkish landings.
- - Military Prison
- - Military fortress during the Rebellion of Germanias
- - Shelter from the epidemic of plague.
References[change | change source]
- "Lista de 100 finalistas de Nuestros 12 Tesoros de España". Sobreturismo.es. 2007-11-27. http://sobreturismo.es/2007/11/27/lista-de-100-finalistas-de-nuestros-12-tesoros-de-espana/. Retrieved 2014-10-06.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Bellver Castle|