Castillo Museo San Carlos, Palma de Mallorca

(4.6/5 based on 45 reviews on the web)
Frozen in time centuries ago, Castillo Museo San Carlos originally protected Palma de Mallorca against enemy attacks from the sea. The museum housed inside the sandstone castle preserves artifacts from the island's rich military past, including parade uniforms, weapons, and helmets. In the 20th century, the castle served as a military hospital and prison. Today, a walk around the well-maintained fortification transports visitors to a time when pirates regularly attacked and ransacked the island. The castle offers sweeping views of the city and the surrounding area, so don't forget to bring your camera. To visit Castillo Museo San Carlos on your trip to Palma de Mallorca, use our Palma de Mallorca trip builder.
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  • Fort Museum, built to protect the sea of Palma de Mallorca. Gorgeous bouncing balls for boys and military history enthusiasts. Many halls with different military subjects, weapons, replicas, figures of soldiers and officers in the form of yesteryear. More than 30 guns that you can touch, twist, you can climb. On the territory of walking donkeys-favourites of kids and women. Like bread and carrot. You can stroke and feed! On the territory there is a cafe where mothers can relax while the kids with dads learn Fort.
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  • There are fortifications defending the island. Cannon is still counting as well as is. Hotel with the war, such as pistols and Saber weapons are exhibited. Also the dignity military uniform at the time. A military fan is looking for.
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  • Spectacular own Castle, the Museum full of jewelry históricas(incluida una Enigma) and the people responsible for the bar, phenomenal, come back safe!
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