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"Museo de la Inquisicion y del Congreso" Museos - Museums Tip by hartti

Museos - Museums, Lima: 57 reviews and 125 photos

  The Trial
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  • The Trial - Lima
      The Trial
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  • Ceiling of Inqvisition Room - Lima
      Ceiling of Inqvisition Room
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  • Garrotting Device - Lima
      Garrotting Device
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  • More Methods... - Lima
      More Methods...
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  • Object of Inqvisition - Lima
      Object of Inqvisition
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In this museo you may see the work of inqvisitors, not only here, but all over the catholic world. Inqvisitors were great inventors and appliers of all kind of torture methods, and their systems are still used all over the world. One specially used torturing device is a Garrotte, developed here by conquistadores. For example, Inka Atahualpa was executed by that device.

The ceiling of the inqvisition trial room is special. It has been made from 30000 wooden pieces.

After seeing all these torturing methods it's time to go to the nearby Chinatown restaurant for a lunch. Bon apetit!!!

Address: Crossing of Abancay and Junin streets.
Directions: Neigbour of the Congress Palace. The most pollution place in Lima, because all the horrible busses go through the town this way.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 7, 2007
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