Arc de sa Drassana
Palau de l'Almudaina
Originally an Islamic fort, this mighty construction opposite the Catedral was converted into a residence for the Mallorcan monarchs at...
Palma City Sightseeing
This hop-on-hop-off bus has commentary in various languages. Tickets are valid for 24 hours (a slightly more expensive 48-hour version...
Palma on Bike
Palma on Bike has city bikes to get around Palma, as well as mountain bikes, rollerblades and kayaks. Bike rates include insurance and a...
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Arc de sa Drassana information
Lonely Planet review
A grand arch, the Arc de sa Drassana is one of the city's few reminders of its Arab past. When the Riera, the city's river, coursed along what is now Passeig d'es Born and the sea lapped the city walls, this was the seaward entrance into the Arab palace and early shipyards.