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Palma is the capital of Mallorca and of the autonomous community of the Spanish Balearic archipelago, made up of five islands and numerous islets. The population of the city is 416,065 inhabitants.
The Köppen climate classification determines that Palma has a cold and semi-arid climate, but this should not prevent discovering the secrets of this city.
As for its origin, ir is a Romanesque city, founded in 123 BC, by the Roman General Quintus Cecilius Metellus, Later, in the year 902, th Balearic Islands were incorporated into the umayyad emirate of Córdoba, and thus the captial was renamed Medina Mayurqa. In 1229King Jaime I of Aragon and his soldiers conquered Mallorca, retaking the capital its original name, Palma.
Palama hides hundreds of years of history among its streets, such as the Santa Eulalia Chuch or the Plaza Mayor, Located in the old town, both close to eaxh other and easily accessible from our apartments.
If we continue towards the sea, we will find the museum of mallorca and the arab baths of Palma de Mallorca datin from the 11th century. A few streets from ther, to the west of the city, are the Gothix.style Cathedral-basilica of Santa María de Mallorca, the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, the Lojan de Mallorca and Es Baluard, the Museum of Modern an Contemporary aAt.
To end e¡the tourist tour of the city, although father from the center, Bellver Castle is located in the mniddle of the forest that receives its same name.
But without a doubt, a place thar cannor be missed when visiting this city is the orxateria y Heladería Ca´n Joan De Sáigo, a friendly three-hundre-year-ol establishment located near the Plaza Mayor, where yu can taste one of the most representative sweets from the island the ensaimada.
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