Top Historical Places in Ibiza

Are you looking to explore the history of Ibiza through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Ibiza including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Ibiza. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Ibiza ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Ibiza, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Ibiza for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Ibiza with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Dalt Vila

    Tags: Church, Museum, Walking Area, Castle

    A hill towers above Ibiza’s Old Town, and a massive castle rests atop that hill. This High Town of Ibiza was built to defend against pirates, and it took 31 years to complete. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the place is now an outdoor archaeological museum. With wide cobblestone roads and startling views off the ramparts, Dalt Vila is indeed a sight worth beholding. Inside the grounds you...Read more
  2. Museu Monografic Puig Des Molins

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Cemetery

    There are almost 3,000 burial tombs inside this the graveyard right in the middle of a busy city. It's one of the oldest remnants of civilization on the island, with some graves dating back to 700 BC. Those were the times of the Phoenicians and the Punics. It’s an easy tour. Just follow the path into the hill’s burial caverns. You’re allowed to go into the roughly 340 caves op...Read more
  3. Obelisc Als Corsaris Image
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    Tags: Monument

    It’s not often that you see a monument made out to corsairs. But it’s less strang when one accounts for the fact that most of Ibiza’s old fortifications and watchtowers were on pirate lookout. In those days Ibiza hired the corsairs to defend them against pirates. Specifically the Antoni Riquer, who in 1806 captured the ship of the pirate Miguel Novelli. The monument was built ...Read more
  4. Asentamiento Fenicio De Sa Caleta

    Tags: Historical Site, Archaeological Site , Neighborhoods

    If you’re a regular tourist, you’ll still enjoy this place so long you don’t get your expectations too high. If you have even the slightest interest in archaeology or history, go crazy. On the very tip of this peninsula you’ll find the last remnants of what used to be an ancient Phoenician settlement. It is perhaps the oldest one on the island, built around 800 BC. It ha...Read more
  5. Sa Capelleta

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    San Ciriaco is the patron saint of Ibiza. This chapel, built for him in 1754, can be found on a narrow and steep street of the same name. The chapel is associated to the festivities of August 8, traditionally held as the day that Spain invaded Ibiza’s 13th century Moorish cities. It’s thought that the passage under the altar of this chapel is where in 1235 the Christian soldiers inv...Read more
  6. Estatua Del Sagrado Corazon De Jesus Image
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    Tags: Monument

    Drivers heading from San Antonio to Ibiza will at some point spot this giant monument rising into the sky from the left. Either they can drive straight on or they can take a quick little detour to check it out. It’s in the residential area known as Monte Cristo. But there really is nothing much to do here apart from taking a few photographs. You can even visit at night when the monument i...Read more