Catedral de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca

4.6
#1 of 1,238 in Things to do in Majorca
Standing proudly in the middle of the city, Catedral de Mallorca is a Gothic building with sandstone walls and flying buttresses that seemingly rise right out of the sea. Dominating over its surroundings, the building is 121 m (397 ft) long and 55 m (180 ft) wide and was constructed on a massive scale. Designed in the Catalan Gothic style, with numerous Northern European elements, the cathedral was begun in 1229 on the site of a pre-existing mosque, but finished only in 1601. Famed architect Antoni Gaudí participated in a renovation project at the beginning of the 20th century. Managing to complete only a few of his grand ideas, Gaudí quarreled with the contractors, then suddenly abandoned the project. Nevertheless, this vast cathedral remains a major architectural landmark well worth visiting. Use our Palma de Mallorca trip planner to add Catedral de Mallorca and other attractions to your Palma de Mallorca vacation plans.
Create an itinerary including Catedral de Mallorca
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tours to Catedral de Mallorca
Catedral de Mallorca Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
15,031 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • Beautiful Gothic-style cathedral A guide who has us informing us about this beautiful walk! A beautiful landscape around! Don't miss it! Attention presence of many migrants be attentive
    View original
  • If you do anything in Palma, you have to see the Catedral! The outside alone will take your breath away.  more »
Google
  • Lovely cathedral. Worth visiting inside. We didn't buy tickets online, just waited at the door and purchased them. Went on a Tuesday at 1pm and the line was only a couple minutes long. €8 pp. There's a free toilet inside as well. If you drive there's a parking garage off the highway next to the water. You exit right by the fountain and then can walk up to the cathedral and take in the view. There's a lot of tourist trap stuff there but no one in your face. The view on the way up is worth it and it's not much of a climb. We ended walking around the center after so overall about 3 hours of parking cost about €7.30. There's a machine you have to pay before you get to your car so take your ticket with you.
  • So big and beautiful! Get the audio guide if you want a more comprehensive tour. It was only an hour long. The outside was amazing! And some interesting artistic choices inside. There's a modern piece inside this centuries old church that makes you look twice and applaud the forward thinkers. And the Gaudí altar piece.. wow
Places to stay near Catedral de Mallorca

Plan your trip to Palma de Mallorca

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Palma de Mallorca

View all >
4.1
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 30​min
4.3
Duration: 30​min
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from Palma de Mallorca

4.7
Duration: 3​h
3.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Hidden gems in Palma de Mallorca

3.6
Duration: 1​h
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Historic Sites in Palma de Mallorca

View all >
2.6
Duration: 30​min
4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Shopping in Palma de Mallorca

View all >
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 1​h
5.0
Duration: 30​min
5.0
Duration: 30​min

Nearby attractions in Palma de Mallorca

3.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 2​h 30​min
2.5
Duration: 4​h
4.5
Duration: 4​h
3.3
Duration: 3​h
4.7
Duration: 4​h
4.2
Duration: 1​h
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min