Stories and mysteries of the Holy Inquisition in Palermo

 

 

A fascinating itinerary to discover the most significant places that have been set of  the Holy Inquisition in Palermo. The tour will be done on foot  along the city center and it will be full of anecdotes and legends associated with men and women accused of witchcraft and heresy burned at the stake for heresy by cruel Spanish inquisitors. We will visit interesting monuments especially the Chiaramonte Palace, which housed the Holy Court during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and the Museum of the Holy Inquisition where along the walls of the cells you will see the drawings made by prisonersunjustly imprisoned and tortured: graffiti, poems and sonnets full of suffering and despair.

 

 

 

 

 

Duration: 3 hours

Distance: approx.1 km

Departure time: 9.30 a.m.

Meeting Point: Cathedral

Arrival point: Marina square

Included in the tour: guided tour of the monuments specified in the itinerary.

Not included in the tour: transport, entrance tickets, food tasting.

This tour will be operated from Monday to Saturday.

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