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The Inquisition

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

The connection belongs to History connections.

Connected Sites

  • Albi: To rid the area of Cathar belief  Link
  • 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
  • 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"  Link


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  2. Link at least 3 different sites
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