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Madrid: The Spanish Inquisition Walking Tour

Madrid, Spain
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2 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

On this spine-chilling tour we explore the mysteries and legacies of the Spanish Inquisition, visiting key areas of the city which were the setting for this bloody tribunal. Your guide will expose the truth about the four long centuries where the Institution loomed over the city. Discover the real motives behind the foundation of the Spanish Inquisition and the people who ran it, the gruesome and cruel torture methods they employed, and the people who they made their victims.

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plaza Mayor, Calle Gerona 4, 28012 Madrid Spain

The Spanish Inquisition tour starts on Plaza Mayor. On this tour you hear about the Spanish Inquisition, one of the most mysterious and bloody institutions of European history to date, its brutal reign weighed heavy over Spain like a curse.
With death tolls of an estimated 3000+ people, this era embodies a dark and troubling relic in the culture of Spain.

Duration: 2 hours

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The Location

Where To Go

Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain

Departure time

5:00 PM


Madrid, Spain

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (9)

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Took this tour knowing nothing...

Amara B | Mar 2020

Took this tour knowing nothing about the Spanish inquisition with my 2 older kids. Lexi was awesome full of knowledge explaining and giving lots of details! It super impressed my 19yr old son who still keeps saying mom that was a great tour! Will

Alex was a star. He...

bryan m | Feb 2020

Alex was a star. He brought a level of interest to the subject that few instructors seem to be capable of. He added depth of knowledge with a sense of humour on the subject of the Spanish Inquisition in his own unique way. The next time I’m in

Alex did a fantastic job...

Christina F

Alex did a fantastic job of highlighting the Spanish Inquisition and helping to dispel some of the imaginaries associated with it. Great interactive history lesson!

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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