Manacor Things to Do
Easy to find it, U´ll see it right from the road or railroad if U arrived on train. The church of la Mare de Déu dels Dolors, dates from the nineteenth century. Built on the site of earlier churches, the 75-metre-high belltower is Mallorca's highest and a symbol of the city. Enjoy walking nearby and take an orange juice in some of the nearby cafes.more
Located on Plaza del Rector Rubí, is the only vestige that remains of the palace James II ordered to be built at the beginning of the fourteenth century as the temporary residence for the kings of Mallorca.I was a little bit confused trying to find it. Is right behind the church. U´ll see a bar and in the right, an entrance to a interior yard...and...more
NOT KNOWN: Arts /crafts large models of sailing...
It is a very large, very interesting Arts/crafts shop next door to the Pearl museum/Factory.
I want to find the name of the Arts/Craft Shop and its email address if possible as I wish to purchase one of their splendid models of the sailing Tea Clipper 'Cutty Sark'
Can anyone please help? It would make an old sailor very happy and his partner even more so as she wants to get the model ship as a Christmas present for me
Thank you in anticipation
What to buy: There were some wonderful examples of arts/crafts too numerouse to list
This shop is a complete and delightful contrast to its neighbour the PEARL MUSEUM
What to pay: £100Related to:
- Arts and Culture
- Museum Visits
- Sailing and Boating
Manacor Local Customs
The ximbomba, a friction percussion instrument widely used in the Mediterranean, was the origin of the fiesta of the same name, which takes place in Son Macià on Carnival Saturday. This instrument has traditionally been used to celebrate pork slaughtering in Mallorca. It also acquires a special significance in the fiestas of Sant Antoni Abad on...more
Different ancestral traditions connected to music and dance can be seen in the municipality's popular fiestas. The winter fiesta cycle begins on January 16 and 17 with the Beneïdes de Sant Antoni Abat or blessings over the animals. Masked devils come out on the streets playing cowbells and dancing to the rhythm of traditional music. At night,...more
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Manacor Off The Beaten Path
Around 2km outside Manacor, heading to Calas de Manacor U'll see a sign pointing righ "Museo de Manacor". Is pointing to the Manacor museum. But firt U´ll see an old small arab shape building called Torre dels Enagistes that houses part of the museum exhibitions and also sometimes is used as art gallery. I was originally used as a dwelling and...more
You will find this amazing place on the outskirts of Manacor, at Carretera Palma-Manacor. First thing you notice here is a group of giant dinosaurs on the square next to the store. It remains mystery to me what the dinosaurs have in common with olive wood; I guess that people who carved the beasts simply tried to catch visitors’ attention. And it...more
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