Guided tour

Madrid: Spanish Inquisition, Ghosts & Legends Evening Tour

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89 reviews

Activity provider: Mysterium Tours

Madrid: Spanish Inquisition, Ghosts & Legends Evening Tour

Activity provider: Mysterium Tours
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From US$ 23.97 per person

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Hear some of the most fascinating stories from the Tribunal of the Inquisition, also known as the Spanish Inquisition, on an evening walking tour. Discover the ghost stories and legends of Madrid.

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Duration 100 - 101 minutes
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish


  • Discover the dark days of the Spanish empire
  • Enjoy the mysteries and ghost stories of the Los Madriles
  • Take a journey into the past of Madrid learning about the Spanish Inquisition
Full description
At dusk, when the sun sets over Madrid, shadows from the past stretch out like ancient ghosts to veil the city in the black of night, with only lanterns leading the way. During this walk through alleys and squares, you will explore hidden corners and hear facts and ghost stories, superstitions and old beliefs, as well as stories of hatred and persecution. This tour presents the dark side of the city and the folklore of the Los Madriles, told by an elegant narrator who will share with you the most intimate and atrocious aspects of the Spanish Inquisition. 
  • Professional storyteller in Italian or English
  • Entrance to any buildings
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Plaza de la Provincia. At the small fountain, look for your story-teller who will be wearing a gothic outfit, carrying a lantern and waiting to take you on this journey. In case you need assistance, please call +420 776 010 952.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • This is an informative, fun tour and at no point will there be any actors trying to scare you
  • This tour is not recommend for children
Customer reviews

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4.5 /5

based on 89 reviews

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I took the Madrid tour with David, and he never broke character or skipped a beat! Super knowledgeable and engaging, checking in to ensure everyone was feeling okay with walking and had places to sit. It was a really top notch experience and if you’re considering it I’d recommend the tour!

September 9, 2022

wonderful guide who really drags you into the story, the stories are also interesting and fun. What is also a surplus, this tour is child-friendly and ideal to do with your family. We had some curious kids in the group, great how the guide handled that. Ps if you ever made a theater show I would come and see it and that is meant as a big compliment! Top activity I recommend it

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September 2, 2022

Tour was very informative which myself and my boyfriend enjoyed. Guide was very knowledgeable and included all on the tour. A lot of walking which was fine for us however, I did not an older couple leave. So if you are not able to walk far may find the tour difficult.

June 24, 2022

Product ID: 127466