The Inquisition

Where a building or location significant to the process remains within an inscribed area.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Albi To rid the area of Cathar belief
Avila Monasterio de Santo Tomas. The Spanish Inquisition (Avila Branch) used to meet in this 15th century Gothic structure.
Cartagena Palace of the Inquisition Plaza de Bolivar
Cordoba The Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos was used as a forum and prison during the Inquisition. Part of it is called the Inquisition Tower
Cuenca El Castillo served as the seat of the Holy Inquisition until 1583
Ferrara The Tribunal of the Inquisition was located in San Domenico and judicial procedures, sentences and often executions were held here.
Lima The Inquisition operated from a1570-1820 in a building which later became the Senate and now houses the Museum of the Inquisition (Junin 548 -3 blocks from Cathedral).
Mexico City and Xochimilco "the Holy Office had its own ?palace?, which is now the Museum of Medicine on Republica de Brasil street"


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