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Visit to Alcudia
Majorcan town located at the northeast of the island between the Pollensa bay and the Alcudia bay itself which hosts the Roman city of Pol.léntia or Pollentia, founded in 123 BC by the cónsul Quintus Caecilius and discovered thanks to excavations starting in the beginning of the twentieth century performed on the outside of the medieval wall surrounding the city's historic center and whose findings are exhibited in the Polléntia Monographic Museum.
At the site, about 12 hectares in area, you can visit the Portella residential neighborhood within which is the House of the two Treasures and the House of the Bronze head, the Forum, where the Capitoline Temple and part of a wall have been recovered, and in the outskirts, the Roman Theater.
Pollentia, along with the Alcudia historic center, is considered a Cultural Interest Site and also an Artistic Historical Complex.
In addition to the Roman ruins, Alcudia's heritage is rich in historical buildings and it is recommended to enter the city and visit its medieval old town where you can find palaces and manor houses, and founded in the fourteenth century, its church, El Bastión de St. Fernando, The "Ca'n Torró" Library, The "Major d'Aucanada" Tower, or The Hermitage of la Victoria in the vicinity of the Lookout.
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