Ibiza is a mediterranean island 79 kilometers away from Valencia´s coast, in Spain. It is Balearic island´s third largest, an autonomous community of Spain. It has got 125053 inhabitants and it is a part of a group of the western Balearic archipelago called “Pine islands” composed of itself and Formentera. Ibiza´s climated is Mediterranean and influenced of Sahara desert with temperature of 17ºC and scarces rainfalls. It has milder winters and sligtly cooler summers than Majorca
WHAT CAN YOU DO HERE???
You can go to some clubs
such as Amnesia, Pachá,
the Divine, Paradis…(which
are the best known), for fun.
You can also go to some of
the most famous and
beautiful beaches of Ibiza,
Portal of Ses Taules: is the main entrance door to the walled city or Dalt Vila. It is Renaissance style.
THE CAHEDRAL OF OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS
The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Snows: located in Dalt Vila. It is a cathedral built in the thirteenth century. It is Gothic but the ship is Baroque. In the seventeenth century it was remoled so also has works of art in Renaissance style interior. This cathedral pays homage Santa Maria Maggiore and the Virgin of the Snows, because they are the two festivals were closed to 8 of August, when Catalans conquered Ibiza, they wanted to build a cathedral to commemorate this event. You can visit the Museum of the Sacristy.
THE NECROPOLIS PUIG OF MOLINS
The necropolis Puig of Molins: this museum was built by the Phoenicians in the seventh century J.C
IMPORTANT PEOPLE WHO WERE BORN THERE
Isidor Macabich was a
priest who was born in
Ibiza on 10 September
1883, in a fairly affluent
Narcis Puget Viñas(1874-1960) was a photographer and painter and became interested in landscapes of Ibiza and Formentera, who managed to translated into living works of impressionist light. Besides the first artist of Pine was a general recognition that, soon became a reference for Ibiza and Formentera´s painters of the twentieth century.
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