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NAME: SAN FRANCISCO CHURCH

The church and cloister of San Francisco located in the Plaza San Francisco,in the city of Palma, were declared National Monument. San Francisco is one of the most beautiful churches in Palma de Mallorca. Its construction began in 1281 in Gothic style, and it took 100 years to complete the dome. The main front was built in 1621 by Francisco de Herrera. His impressive rose window is the work of the well known glassmaker Pere Comas. It has a nave and eight side chapels. Behind the altar and under the choir is the tomb of the Blessed Ramon Llull. The cloister, trapezoidal, is located next to the church. It was built between the XIV and XVI centuries. Both the church and the cloister can be visited.

 

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