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Jakober Art Foundation and Gardens

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Address: Finca Sa Bassa Blanca | Malpas, 07400 Port d'Alcudia, Alcudia, Majorca, Spain
Phone Number: 34 971 54 69 15
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Nice place to visit

Enjoyed looking round the sculptures and rose garden. Bit of a drive down unpaved road but a nice experience. Free on Tuesdays think you have to phone and book other times.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed looking round the sculptures and rose garden. Bit of a drive down unpaved road but a nice experience. Free on Tuesdays think you have to phone and book other times.

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Zug, Switzerland
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63 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Located on one of the tips of the Peninsula de Victoria, reaching the place over some km's of unpaved road requires dedication as well as an interest in art. One there, however, you'll be amply rewarded. Tours take place only Saturdays at 11 AM and 3 PM and require registration in advance by phone. The entrance fee includes the guided... More 

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Winster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Having found a brochure in the tourist office the Foundation looked to be somewhere worth visiting although we had no idea that it would be so amazing. Brochures can be deceptive - this one understates what we found. If you like art - whether that be painting, sculpture or architecture - don't miss this gem. You can choose just to... More 

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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We visited on a Tuesday when the sculpture park and 'childrens gallery' are free to visit. We had an enjoyable afternoon, the sculpure park is good fun and a relaxing stroll in pleasant scenery. The art in the children's gallery wasn't really to my taste. The place is a little bit difficult to find and further off the beaten track... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

My partner and I visited Fundacion Jakober having found it on Trip Adviser. We wanted to visit on a Friday meaning we had to prebook a guided tour which our hotel receptionist did. The cost was €15 each which we thought was fantastic value for money. I understand there aree specific days in the week where entrance is free. On... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

The reviewer 'visited on a Tuesday when entrance is free' could virtually speak for me - with one important exception. To me, the sculpture park was a bit comme-ci-comme-ca (try going to Barnard's Farm, West Horndon, Essex, UK), but the art collection - paintings of 'nins' or children - was unexpectedly impressive, and beautifully lit. It was all a bit... More 

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

If you like modern art - it is for you. First of all - check working time of gallery. It do not work every day. Sometimes reservation is needed. Some "things" at exhibition is very good.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

We happened to book on the spur of the moment and as very often happens when one does this we had a lovely morning.The house and exhibitions are very interesting.The gardens pleasing and the outside sculptures enjoyable.We really enjoyed the Art exhibition.And even though the "road" to get there is a little rustic it only added to the visit.We are... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

After a bumpy ride by taxi we reached the Foundation where we received a warm welcome. The sculptures were delightful and the rose garden beautiful. We admired the child portraits, but rather disappointed that we couldn't view the modern art collection. I think a special appointment for that was necessary. The small cafe was also closed and when we tried... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

The museum contains a wide variety of different art forms including a sculpture park with large scale animals (our children, 5 and 8 years old absolutely loved this part of the museum!!) The collection of antique children portraits is stunning due to the very original presentation, inside a former water reservoir with fantastic lighting of the paintings. We went there... More 

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