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Basilica de Sant Francesc

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Address: Plaza Sant Francesc 7, 07001 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
Phone Number: 34971712695
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Imposing Basilica and beautifully peaceful enclosed cloister

Entrance to this building is a very modest 5 euros. In fact the ticket also gives admittance to another 5 linked attractions although I'm not aware of the duration for which the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Livingston, United Kingdom

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Entrance to this building is a very modest 5 euros. In fact the ticket also gives admittance to another 5 linked attractions although I'm not aware of the duration for which the ticket is valid. The cloister really is a joy to behold, it is such a relaxing place to be and very well maintained. The Basilica also proved to... More 

Thank Brucestewart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, close to the Cathedral, this Church and monestary/cloister with a beautiful garden.

Thank JanochBarbro
Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was really big and in front of it there was a statue of a priest who took part in the conquest of America. Really interesting.

Thank Fred R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Mere blocks from Le Seu (main cathedral) this basilica was a quiet and peaceful respite from the heat and crowds of Palma. Founded by the Franciscans four hundred years ago, this church is well known as a center of learning (Ramon Llull) and the home church of future US Saint Junípero Serra. The cloister, Sacristy and Church together make a... More 

Thank ScotAlberta
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Very busy as it is in the centre of Palma . Tourist tour groups everywhere but if you can take time to wander around and take it all in it is absolutely stunning to see and soak up the history of it all.

Thank T3440NAmaryc
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

The amazing quietness inside the church alltogether with the marvellous construction will leave you breathless. The attached cloister may be the best gothic one in Spain. Ramon llull, mallorcan born 1231 and first person ever to write about "something at the other side of trhe great ocean" is buried here.

Thank Toni G
West Midlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful cloisters and a stunning church. This was a welcome oasis amongst the hustle of Palma. Well worth the €5 entry which also allows you to visit 5 other sites over the course of 12 months.

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Terschuur, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Very nice visit here, during which it was really quiet. For the time I spent I did find the price a bit too much (even if you can visit other churches with the same ticket, one does need the oppertunity to do that)

Thank Titus K
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Though was surprised to see lots of gilt and glitter in a francescan church - it is a good and quiet place to visit.

Thank PeruvembaRS
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Tranquil, cool, beautiful - but please if you go do spend enough time to appreciate it properly - it will be well wort it.

Thank Roger G

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