Sineu attractions

Convent in Sineu

Convent de la Concepció

Between 1309 and 1349, this was the site of the Mallorcan kings' second palace (after Palma), making Sineu the de facto capital of rural Mallorca. In 1583 it was given to the Order of the Immaculate Conception, who …
Church in Sineu

Església de Santa Maria

Rebuilt after a calamitous fire in 1505, this sombre Gothic church, with its detached campanile, is Sineu's most significant, and the heart of the town. It houses a small museum of medieval pottery that opens when t…
Square in Sineu

Sa Plaça

At Sineu’s heart is Sa Plaça, a busy square fronted by several bars and restaurants, plus the crumbling sandstone, late-Gothic facade of the 16th-century Església de Santa Maria.
Convent in Sineu

Convent dels Mínims

The town hall is housed in this 17th-century baroque convent, confiscated from the Minims in the 19th century. You can generally wander in any time to admire the somewhat neglected cloister. One block west is a beau…
Square in Sineu

Plaça des Fossar

On Plaça des Fossar, a statue honours Francisco Alomar, a Sineu-born professional cyclist who died in 1955; it has something of a cult status among visiting cyclists.