Photographer's Note

Banys Àrabs- Arab Baths

Between 902 and 1229, Palma de Mallorca was under Islamic control and was known as Medina Mayurqa=City of Mallorca.

The Baths were constructed in 11th century. The house (Byzantine origin) with two small room was adopted for baths and was used Romans twelve columns for the cupola. The main room of baths is a cupola with five rounded holes for daylight (was 25 but they were covered). These baths are identical to those which existed in other Islamic cities, and were copied from the Romans.

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Additional Photos by Bartlomiej Przezdziecki (bartekp) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 317 W: 2 N: 271] (4746)
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