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Museo Historico de Cartagena de Indias: Tours & Tickets

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This site is now a museum focusing on Cartagena's role in the Spanish Inquisition.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
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Plaza de Bolivar | Em frente a Plaza de Bolívar, Cartagena 130012, Colombia
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The price of 21000 each entitled you to walk around a quite sparse set of exhibits few of which are genuine originals but the worst thing is that only 10pc of the information on the walls has been translated to English. For non Spanish speakers this is a definite place to avoid.
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Deciding to visit this museum while in Cartagena felt almost like an obligation (in order to learn a bit about this beautiful city's history while on a pleasure vacation), so just keep that perspective in mind. I am very limited in my Spanish speaking (and reading) ability, so
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The catholic’s did not take kindly to non believers, a lot of this is items and methods of torture. Sad to see, but when they conquered SA, they did not like pages or alternative religions.
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The museum costs 21000 cop and has little to nothing to offer for someone who's not good enough in Spanish to read all the posters. The very few English translations seem to be created rather by google translate then by an actual human. Spare your money and time by avoiding this
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If you have the time and can read Spanish then here is worth looking at, as most of the exhibits are in Spanish. It will give you a feel of the historical aspects to the city and its transition throughout its history particularly the inquisition
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