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Palace of the Inquisition in Cartagena, Colombia

Aug 06--A must-see destination in Cartagena, Colombia is the Museum of the Inquisition.

Palace of the Inquisition in Cartagena, Colombia

As you enter in to the museum, you'll first see all the 'tests' the inquisitors used to ascertain if someone was a witch, including a list of the questions they asked. The accused was also weighed to see if he/she weighed an appropriate amount - which led to the deaths of many under/overweight people - and you'll see the scale they used.
The next room in the museum contains a display with lots of instruments of torture designed to bring out a 'confession' from the accused. As you wander around taking in all the devices, you can't help but wonder - What in the heck were they thinking?
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