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El Palacio de los Olvidados, Granada
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Well worth a visit to learn about the Inquisition, allow an hour plus. Lovely view from the top too.
I thought the exhibition of the Inquisition torture instruments might be interesting but was sad to see that my Granada Card didn't count here... Anyway : Kicked out the 5 euros... Interesting but sma... read more »
Дворец Palacio de los Olvidados находится в старом еврейском квартале Гранады. Название дворца дословно переводится как -Дворец Забытое, это музей, рассказывающий о жизни евреев в прошлом. Согласно за... read more »Palacio de los Olvidados is located in the old Jewish quarter of Granada. The name literally translates as Palace-the Palace of forgotten, it is a museum that tells about the life of Jews in the past. According to the law, signed by the Catholic monarchs, and forced the Jews to abandon their faith, obliging them to take baptised or be expelled. Consented to the baptism and became Christians, still had Jewish cells, and continued to profess their religion in secrecy, two floors of the Palace tell about different aspects of their community, about their life during the Inquisition, on the role of women in their culture, their religion, customs and symbols.show original
Oh wow! You wonder what tortured minds thought up these devious and evil methods of torture and death. From water boarding (as used by the CIA) through to The Rack, various devices designed to seperate limbs from bodies, spikes and Garots it is horrifying. There is also a small museum for the local Sephardic Jews who were converted during the Inquisition.
Wílmer Hernandez Ariza
It was by chance that we discover this place. We allowed the receptionist to convince us to see the flamenco show. We made the good choice. Five artists at their best in singing, dancing, playing guitar and even in serving us some pastries and local liquors. All in a very intimate atmosphere
Juan SalvadorThe current exhibition on the superb Inquisition, the collection about the interesting Jewish world, with abundant elements retailers, but you have to have some information about that world or to explain it you well. I recommend the visit by exposure of the Inquisitionshow original
Laurent LéonardMuseum interesting and beautiful collection of objects related to the Inquisition.show original
Rita RealeLovely place with the nicest people! Thanks for letting us greeted so well!show original
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