Palma de Mallorca. Cocktail of passion and tenderness. Spain
Palma de Mallorca is a city of lyrical reflections and unlimited passion, it is quiet and noisy, ancient and modern. There are so many contradictions, but it’s always full of charm, romance, a majestic enchantment. Palma de Mallorca captivates by its marvelous castle of white stone – Bellver Castle. It’s a symbol of the city, initially designed as the royal residence. The castle is the first attraction you see entering the city. Moreover, castle walls offer you a spectacular panorama of Palma. Here you have an impression that you could hug all the city with its narrow streets, picturesque houses, cathedrals and squares. Such panoramic views always make a wonderful background for the photos and also can be considered as an independent work of art.
Another worth-seeing attraction is a Gothic Cathedral of Palma, which is often called the Pearl of the city. Here you can see and take a picture of splendid stained-glass windows. But the main treasure of the Cathedral is the reliquary if the True Cross covered with laces of different jewels.
If you are looking for passion and Spanish temper, you are welcome to the Plaza de Toros (The Bulls’ Square). The most exciting corridas take place there. This incredible performance attracts millions of people every year. Corrida’s fans think that corrida is as beautiful as ballet and as excitable as a football championship. Corrida is a professional staging, where everyone has a role. It is legend about love and death. Torero loves and respects his rival – the bull, but he has to kill it, otherwise, he will be defeated by horns and hoofs of a furious animal. Such game with death is a thrilling performance, that presses upon the nerve even of the most reserved people in the stands.