galeria horrach moya overlooks drassana square. this square was built during the middle ages and at the beginning of modern times the shipyard of palma de mallorca. here was the place where boats were built and repaired and an area frequented by navigators, corsairs and pirates for its proximity to the sea.
the galeria building itself was a home for boat builders in the 19th and 20th century and at that time the waters from the mediterranean sea came into the square almost touching the building. today there is a carved boat over the main door of the building reminding us the boat building history of this place.