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Palacio de los Olvidados

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Excellent museum about the Sephardic Jews and the Inquisition persecution

One floor is dedicated to explaining the Inquisition and its evil persecution of Marranos, former... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fane_Babanul
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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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An Absolute Must-See in Granada

I'd always been familiar with the inquisition, but to see it up close and learn even more history... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Tina G
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Cultural space in Granada about Sephardic culture and Inquisition. Visitors will enjoy the Sephardic Culture exhibition with original pieces from the century IV to XIX, the Inquisition exhibition with ancient instruments of torture, and wonderful...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has migrated from being sold as dedicated to the life and persecution of Sephardi Jews in Granada to being a slighhtly more worthy London Dungeon. Graphic descriptions of the numerous instruments of torture on display with some limited, if useful, information about the...More

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Sara Á, Director de Recepción at Palacio de los Olvidados, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Thank you for your opinion. Sincery, Palacio de los Olvidados

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One floor is dedicated to explaining the Inquisition and its evil persecution of Marranos, former Jews who converted to Christianity, after the 1492 expulsion, and remained in Spain. They were suspected of hidden practice of Judaism, or "heresy". Accusing the Jews was a worthwile proposition...More

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Sara Á, Director de Recepción at Palacio de los Olvidados, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your opinion. We are glad that you like our exhibitions. Sincerely, Palacio de los Olvidados

Reviewed 5 September 2018

I'd always been familiar with the inquisition, but to see it up close and learn even more history was amazing. At times it was quite hard to read the descriptions of some of the torture devices. It's amazing that humans are capable of such horrific...More

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Sara Á, Director de Recepción at Palacio de los Olvidados, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you so much for your opinion. We are glad that you like our museum. Sincerely, Palacio de los Olvidados

Reviewed 21 August 2018

There are only a very few Jewish families left in Granada and this is a family run museum. I thought they did an excellent job of presenting information on Jewish life in Spain. The family was very friendly and we stayed quite a while. Interesting.

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Sara Á, Director de Recepción at Palacio de los Olvidados, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Our exhibition of Inquisition was created by Cultura Entretenida company and the exhibition of the Sephardic culture is from another owner but we manage it, but thanks anyway for your opinion. Sincerely, Palacio de los Olvidados

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Since Granada was known as “Granada al yahud” of the pilgrim, no stop to Granada should be considered historically educational without a visit to see the exhibit from Palacio de los Olvidados (palace of the forgotten). The exhibit was sobering at Santa Ines (b. 16th...More

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Sara Á, Director de Recepción at Palacio de los Olvidados, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you so much for your opinion. We are glad that you like our museum. Sincerely, Palacio de los Olvidados

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Probably not everyone's cup of tea but it is an important part of history and it is a must. Sombre and dark, an experience which provokes thoughts.

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Sara Á, Director de Recepción at Palacio de los Olvidados, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you so much for your opinion. We are glad that you like our exhibition. Sincerely, Palacio de los Olvidados.

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great little museum, with really helpful English speaking staff. The kids (10, 13) were morbidly fascinated by the torture exhibits. The English descriptions were really helpful and brought the exhibits to horrifying life. Two things would have improved the experience. Firstly, perhaps...More

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Sara Á, Director de Recepción at Palacio de los Olvidados, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you so much for your opinion. We will try to improve the things that you have told us. We are glad that you like our exhibits. Sincerely, Palacio de los Olvidados

Reviewed 25 July 2018

This is a comprehensive exhibition of methods of torture. Sombre, thought provoking and incredulously all true. Just made us realise how incredibly horrid humans are to each other.

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Sara Á, Director de Recepción at Palacio de los Olvidados, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you so much for your opinion. We are glad that you like our exhibition. Sincerely, Palacio de los Olvidados.

Reviewed 23 July 2018

The palace possess a number of torturing tools and devices dating back to the Inquisition period which are terrifying and insane. There is also a note with an explanation both in English and Spanish near each exhibit. A thought-provoking site which is not to miss...More

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Sara Á, Director de Recepción at Palacio de los Olvidados, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you so much for your opinion. We are glad that you like our museum. Sincerely, Palacio de los Olvidados.

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

You want to see and know about the Inquisition, go to this little museum, when you leave the place you will probably have a different opinion. Horrible things to see and discover but so useful not to forget them.

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Sara Á, Director de Recepción at Palacio de los Olvidados, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you so much for your opinion. We are glad that you like our exhibitions. Sincerely, Palacio de los Olvidados.

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Getaway813311
16 September 2018|
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Good evening, Our flamenco show is everyday at 21.30 pm. It's better to book in advance. You could buy tickets by our web site or in the reception of the palace. Sincerely, Palacio de los Olvidados
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There are excellent Flamenco shows each night at 21.30. Visiting the museum entitles you to a discount at the Flamenco show.
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I am not sure about strapless access. Sorry.
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