51. Bellver Castle, Mallorca
is one of a very few circular European castles and the oldest among them.
Construction was ordered by the King Jaime (James) II of Mallorca in the 14 th Century, a
time when Spain wasn't yet a unified country. Surrounding the circular castle is one master
tower and three secondary ones, a unique design.
lined with arches that create a majestic and beautiful effect.
Island of Majorca. Juan I of Aragón also fled here, to escape the plague. The Bellver castle
preserved and in very good condition, it is worth the visit if you're in Mallorca.
Image Credit: An aerial view of the castle. Image by Poniol60.
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