Palacio Real de La Almudaina~

Today, we declare recently built works obsolete and tear them down to be replaced. Before they fall down.

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The Royal Palace of the Almudaina is located on the island of Mallorca in the capital city of Palma. The island of Mallorca is part of the Balearic Island chain located off the coast of Spain.

In 903 AD, Isam Al Jawlani, conquered the Romans who were occupying Mallorca. Moors of Berber and Arabic descent then controlled Mallorca from 903-1229 AD.

They built the Almudaina in the stunning articulated Islamic architectural style of North Africa.


Almudaina consists of two areas, the outer fortress of defensive walls, and the inner fortification which served as residences.

The palace architectural style results in unique and visually stunning interiors and exteriors that are airy and full of light, arches, tile work, exterior corridors, and views of the ocean. Windows were built to take advantage of the ocean views and cool sea air. There is no sense of the dark claustrophobia one can feel in…

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One thought on “Palacio Real de La Almudaina~

  1. “Today, we declare recently built works obsolete and tear them down to be replaced. Before they fall down.” And we are the losers for it. Thank you for your thoughtfulness~

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