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The Rafa Nadal Museum, a sports visit in Manacor

The Rafa Nadal Museum is located in Manacor, his hometown, and it houses the trophies he has won throughout his brilliant career

Rafael Nadal He is for many the best athlete in the history of sport in Spain, and the truth is that there is little room for discussion. The tennis player, born in Manacor, has already made history and is one of the players who has won more tournaments in the Grand Slam categoryespecially Roland Garros, the prestigious tournament that is played in the city of Paris on clay.

Throughout his entire sports career, Rafa Nadal has won many awards and many trophies, so many that they probably do not fit in his living room. Therefore, it is most logical that the tennis player has your own museum plus in his hometownon the island of Majorca, next to his tennis academyfacilities that not only have tennis courts of different types but also many other places, such as a gym, spa, swimming pools, etc.

In the exhibition room of this Rafa Nadal museum you can find the trophies you have won Manacorí at Roland Garros, Wimbledon, the US Open and the Australian Open, apart from other tournaments outside the four Grand Slams. Also noteworthy the medals that he won as champion of the Davis Cup or representing Spain in the Olympic Games. Similarly, there are sports kits of Rafa himself and other sports stars, not only from the world of tennis, whether football, basketball or motor sports such as Formula 1, donated by other athletes.

Once the successes of the sport have been seen, it is passed to the experience roomwhere it is about being able to practice sport, a interactive way and through platforms virtual reality. Thus, you can practice tennis (obviously) and other sports such as cycling (on a real mountain bike), or get behind the wheel of a Formula 1.

The Rafael Nadal Museum open every day of the week, from Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Due to the current circumstances, for your visit it is advisable to book shift from its website, thus obtaining a discount of 3 euros. With this system, it is guaranteed that the capacity is controlled in those half-hour shifts and that the safety distance can be guaranteed.

The museum complex, apart from the souvenir shop, also includes a cafeteria restaurant where you can eat at a fairly cheap price and with views of the tennis academy. In addition, it also has accommodationwhich is added to the varied hotel offer that this town in the Balearic Islands already has.

Photo 1 | Flickr – Yann Caradec
Photo 2 | Wikimedia Commons – Christopher Johnson

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