Banos Arabes, Palma de Mallorca

#8 of 32 in Historic Sites in Palma de Mallorca
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Ruin
A unique piece of history is waiting at Banos Arabes. Check out these baths dated from the 10th century, and they’re virtually all that remain of the Arab city of Medina Mayurqa. Historians believe the baths were once part of a nobleman’s house. The structure is a dome with interior columns and round windows. If you take a close look at the columns, you’ll notice each of them are different in size. Outside, enjoy a moment of peace in the secluded garden. You can even have a picnic lunch here if you bring food and drink. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Banos Arabes by using our Palma de Mallorca trip itinerary maker app.
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  • When wandering the streets of Palma’s Old Town, there are a few signs directing to the Banys Arabs (Arab Baths), tucked away from the main busy streets near the cathedral. On arrival, although there.....  more »
  • I have seen Arab Baths all over the world, this is one of the smallest and the most insignificant ever. Skip it. You are right in the middle of Mediterranean Sea. Either way you go you’ll find...  more »
  • Worth popping in to check out the very old baths building. Clearly they get a lot of visitors so the €3 entry fees must add to quite a bit: so it’s a shame they haven’t done more with the garden. It could be beautiful but is a bit tatty.
  • Good place to waste 3 euros per person. It's an interesting place but not 3 euros worth, 1 would be more like it. They have gone to considerable trouble to advertise, now you know why.!!

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