The Spectres of the Spanish Inquisition (Ghosts and Legends of Madrid) - in Madrid - LikeALocal Guide

The Spectres of the Spanish Inquisition (Ghosts and Legends of Madrid)

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On this night tour you will discover some of the most terrific stories of the Holy Tribunal, The Spanish Inquisition! Along with Ghost Stories and Legends of Madrid. One of the most interesting evening walks you might experience, guided by an elegant narrator in period outfit.

Duration: 2 hours
    Available in
  • English
It was a wonderful experience, our guide with his talents as actresses succeeded in making us travel and feel this fascinating period of the time of the inquisition.
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Reviewed by Herve

Highlights

  • The less travelled routes as well as the famous sites of Madrid as well as the Royal Palace and Plaza Mayor.
  • A journey into the dark days of the Spanish empire
  • An in-depth journey into the history of the Spanish Inquisition

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Description

At dusk, when the sun sets over Madrid, spectres from the past stretch like long shadows, veiling the city with stories of hatred and persecution. On this evening tour, a lantern will guide your way through the cobbled alleys and squares of the Madrid of the Habsburgs, passing by churches, monasteries and places where jails and gallows once stood. As you explore the most infamous corners of the city, you will learn gruesome historical facts and hear chilling ghost stories and legends, told by the voice of an elegant narrator, who will also share the most intimate, atrocious and untold aspects of the Spanish Inquisition, that Holy Tribunal that so often led to a knock at the door under the cover of darkness…

This tour does NOT include access to the interior of sites visited.

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What’s included & not included

  • Inquisition
  • Ghost Tour
  • Legends
  • Tales
  • Myths
  • Ghost Stories
  • Interiors

Meeting point

At the small fountain in front of the Palace of the Holy Cross (Plaza de la Provincia, Madrid, Spagna)

Reviews from travellers (1)

5.0/5

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Awesome experience
It was a wonderful experience, our guide with his talents as actresses succeeded in making us travel and feel this fascinating period of the time of the inquisition.

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5.0/5

Great tour, very informative
Great tour guide, very informative. Very theatrical which made you feel you were actually back in the times of when the events happened and it added that extra spook appeal.
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Awesome after dark tour
We enjoyed it very much! We were three friends plus another couple. Our guide Liam was very interesting and very theatrical. Dressed from the past, he told us many stories and legends and took us through beautiful streets despite the cold and the snow. I totally recommend it for an after dark tour, giving you a chance to see the monuments without any tourists.

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Great storyteller in a beautiful setting of Prague
Great storyteller in a beautiful setting of Prague at night. Walking on narrow streets down to hidden squares to finally reach the Jewish Cemetery and the Great Clock Tower. Definitively a worth experience. The guide knows how to create the right atmosphere using voice, acting and music. Stories are a powerful mix of facts and legends, therefore giving you useful historical references then elaborated to gives you the creeps just at the right moment in the right place. Very enjoyable.

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15.79 EUR
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
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Tour operated by: Mysterium Tours s.r.o.