Balance of the visits to the bastions of Sant Jaume, Sant Pere and the Madina Yabisa Interpretation Centre

The city council of Ibiza presents balance of visits during this summer in the areas of Dalt Vila, recently restored to show the historical heritage of the city walls. According to data provided by the tourism department, between July and September these monuments have received 12,622 visits. The vast majority of which relate to the bastion of Sant Jaume, specifically 7,108. Its success is largely due to the permanent exhibition of old weapons, which allows visitors to touch and interact with the objects there exposed. Despite being an exhibition devoted to war, its organizers argue that contains a pacifist message.

For what concerns to the other two centres the bastion of Sant Pere, used mostly for cultural activities, has received 3,600 visits. Finally, the Madina Yabisa interpretation Centre has received 1,914. This is a modern audiovisual exhibition of what was the city during the Muslim rule of Ibiza Island. It is situated in the old building of La Curia on the street Major, number 2.

During the winter months, the three buildings will remain open every morning except Mondays.

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