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SANT JAUME BULWARK


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The Sant Jaume Bulwark is part of museum facilities Dalt Vila and is managed from the interpretive center Yabisa Madina

Military technology of the XVI - XVIII has its place in Ibiza, and that place is the Sant Jaume bulwark, an interpretive center on the weapons that were used to defend the walls of Ibiza. During the sixteenth century firearms they were essentially used as arabuces and pistols. However, from the eighteenth century artillery pieces they were lighter cannons and fired iron balls or canisters of shrapnel bursting in air. Today, visitors can experience firsthand how were the mortars, cannons, muskets, swords and helmets of time. The Sant Jaume Bulwark is part of museum facilities Dalt Vila and is managed from the interpretive center Yabisa Madina.

HOW TO GET: The most direct access to the bastion of Sant Jaume are the Portal Nou in the Reina Sofía Park, and the tunnel is Soto Fosc, at the foot of the highest part of the walls

SCHEDULE: April 1 to September 30: Tuesday to Friday, 10 to 14 and 17 to 20 hours (18 to 21 in July and August); Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 14 hours; closed Mondays and holidays // October 1 to December 9 and March 1 to March 31: Tuesday to Friday, 10 to 16.30 hours; Saturday and Sunday, from 10 to 14; closed Mondays and holidays // 10 December-28 February: only groups from 5 people, arranging an appointment by phone // Entry fee: 2 € Overall, € 1.50 students and groups of more than 5 people free for residents, children under 12 and over 65. with the entrance is accessed Baluartee Mate Sant Pere.