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Ibiza Ciudad – Eivissa

January 10th, 2015 Leave a comment Go to comments

Eivissa is in the south of the island, this is the administrative center of the island. The historic center is listed by UNESCO

Ibiza is one of the most picturesque city in the Mediterranean area.

The old city wall is surrounded by hosting the magnificent cathedral and the church of Santo Domingo.

 

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The port

The port is located at the bottom of the old city, is the point of service boats to Formentera, Palma, Denia and Barcelona departure. Many restaurants and bars are located near the docks.

Sa Penya

Sa Penya is the most distinctive district of Ibiza, which acts as a tangle of streets leading out to the walls of the city, is now the ideal place for a tourist (shops, bars, restaurants …)

The upper town – Dalt Vila

The wall surrounding the city ancient monument is classified since 1942. This wall was built between 1554 and 1585 under Charles Quint orders. This is a hexagonal structure with three doors to enter

The main entrance to the city is the Puerta de Las Tablas, with a drawbridge built in 1585 under Philip II. The other door is intersting Portal Nou outside you can see Mount Mouns, which is the most important necropolis discovered today.

The Cathedral

Built during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, which is located on the site of an ancient temple dedicated to Mercury.

The church of Santo Domingo

Built in the late sixteenth century to the Dominican order, is decorated with numerous vaulted ceilings, is also decorated with frescoes and mosaics

 

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