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The Jewish Quarter

The best tour of Palma de Mallorca's medieval Jewish quarter.

A stroll around the streets that comprised Palma de Mallorca's Jewish quarters in the Middle Ages: the Muslim Aljama and the Call Major and Menor during the island's Christianisation. Discover the parts of the city that bore witness to the hopes and dreams of a people, that fire and barbarism made disappear on the night of 2 August 1391 and of the forced conversions of 1435.

Suggested itinerary:

  • Muslim Aljama: A square enclosed by the Palau Reial, Victoria, Santo Domingo and Costa de la Seu streets.- Majorca Museum, CALLE Portella, 5. Archaeological remains.
  • Call Mayor: Calle Call, junction of Calles  Sol, Montisión and Santa Clara, Calle Sant Alonso, Posada Montserrat, Botons, Ramón Llull and Plaça Sant Jeroni.
  • Sculpture dedicated to the Cresque cartographers (junction of Calle Sol, Calle Pelleteria and Plaça Pes de sa Palla).
  • Monti-sion church: First Sinagoga Major-Junction of Calle San Alonso and Calle Posada de Montserrat. Second Sinagoga Major or Sinagoga Vella.
  • Junction of Calle Pelleteria and Calle Sol. Nova Sinagoga. C/ Monti-sion 22
  • Call Menor: Calle Argenteria, Bosseria, Monges, Sant Bartomeu, Jaume II, Reixa, Costa del Teatre and Plaça Major.

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