Spanish Inquisition Tour in Madrid
Your expert local guide will give you an in-depth insight into one of the darkest periods of Spanish and European history on the Spanish Inquisition walking tour. What began as an attempt to protect the sanctity of the Catholic church quickly escalated into a regime of oppression, with cruel torture, mass trials, over 3,000 dead and expulsions of entire religious groups, including the Jewish people.
One of the grisliest periods of Spanish history, the Tribunal of the Holy Office terrorized Spain and any heretics it could find over the course of for centuries. Discover the spine-chilling secrets of the Spanish Inquisition on this fascinating walking tour of Madrid.
You won’t just hear about the terror of the Spanish Inquisition – you’ll see major sites related to the history. Your guide will show you St. Placido, where exorcisms were carried out, take you to Plaza Mayor, where acts of faith took place, and to a jail that was used in the Spanish Inquisition.... Read more