This 14th century castle is one of the few circular castles in Europe, the only one in Spain. It was built originally as a countryside residence for the Mallorcan kings, but after the attack of Peter IV of Aragon and the death of King James III in Llucmajor, the queen and her children were imprisoned inside its walls. Being a refuge of King John I of Aragon from the plagues from the peninsula, serving as a safe haven and a place of the massacre for aristocrats escaping the Brotherhoods (riots caused by rising taxes), functioning as a military and political prison, as well as a place of execution, the castle came  to enjoy its peaceful time as the city’s museum and cultural center, telling the story of the island and serving for gatherings and various concerts.

Opening Hours: 

Monday: 08.30 – 13.00

Tuesday to Sunday: 08.30 – 17.00

Web address:

Reservations: +34 971 73 50 65

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