Each year on 11th November, the feast day of Saint Martin, between 8:30 and 9 in the morning, an extraordinary light show can be seen at La Seu Cathedral in Palma. Dubbed the Spectacle of the Eight, spectators are treated to a magical sight where the light of the rising sun passes through the large 11.85 metre “wheel” or “rose” window of Trinity Chapel and is projected onto the opposite wall.
A moment later, just for a few seconds, the light is reflected under the church’s other rose window forming a figure eight-shaped double rosette. This combined with the dazzling sight of the light hitting the more than 1100 individual pieces of stained glass is a spectacle indeed.
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Time and date
Monday, November 11, 2019 at 8:00am.
Monday, November 11, 2019 at 9:00am.