Castillo Museo San Carlos, Palma de Mallorca
(4.6/5 based on 40+ 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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  • Brilliant couple of hours spent walking around and looking at exhibits. Great little cafe with fantastic views! 
  • It is on a spectacular site, to go with the family and have a good day. It has great views and animals
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  • Unfortunately I only had a few hours to visit and to do this museum justice, I'd recommend half a day for an enthusiast. Firstly if you're driving it's easy to get to and there is ample free parking, ...  more »