PALMA’S Palacio de Congresos is in with a shout of winning one of the world’s most prestigious architecture awards.

PALACE PRIZE? Palacio de Congresos up for property gong

The €120 million building, recently unveiled by King Felipe and Queen Letizia, is being entered for the Pritzker Prize, its director Ramón Vidal revealed.

Architect, Patxi Mangado, from Navarra, has also designed Pamplona’s congress hall.

The Grupo Melia runs the Palacio de Congresos and the adjoining hotel.

The building took eight years to complete and was one of the longest running recent construction projects in Mallorca.