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Museo Historico de Cartagena de Indias
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Cartagena City Tour
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Cartagena City Tour: History, Culture and UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Ranked #30 of 197 things to do in Cartagena
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This site is now a museum focusing on Cartagena's role in the Spanish Inquisition.
Reviewed October 1, 2013

Worth a wander through but nothing spectacular. Mostly filled with reproductions of torture implements but not expensive and only takes maybe an hour to see it all and read the few English explanations of the exhibit.

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

the first part tells the story about the inquisition period, not only in Cartagena but in most Spanish colonies at the time. The upper floor is about the local history with good explanations and interesting details. In every room there are explanations also in English. Although therydo not give as many details as the spanish version, they are well done and provide the necessary details.

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Reviewed September 10, 2013

The Inquisition Palace is interesting, but gory. English speakers should hire a guide as all the placques are written in Spanish only. We hired Angel Gomez who was an excellent guide who spoke very good English (he is also fluent in Portugese, Italian, French and German).
angelgomez2003@yahoo.es Remember to deal for the price.

Thank Marianne T
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

It s a beautiful colonial palace but the display is fearly common and do not really show accurately how did the place looked at that time.

Thank lundachile
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

When in Cartagena one must visit Palacio de la Inquisicion a very well maintained and operated Museum with guided or un guided tours. English and Spanish literature available. I throughly enjoyed this attraction in the Old Town.

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