Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, Seville

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Historic Site · Arena / Stadium
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Admire imposing Baroque architecture of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, one of Spain's oldest bullrings. The 12,000 capacity venue serves as the center of activity during Seville's April Fair, which starts off the bullfighting season each year. Take a guided tour to learn about the history of bullfighting, an important yet controversial aspect of Spanish culture. Equipped with an audio guide, you can explore stables and museum, which boasts an impressive collection of bullfighting memorabilia. After, walk out into the massive arena to get a sense of the frenzied atmosphere of the corrida. Use our Seville trip itinerary planning tool to arrange your visit to Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla and other attractions in Seville.
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  • The museum is ok and the stadium quite a cool place to view. However, if you're limited on time or travelling on a budget this is the place to save your money. It's not one of the "must see... 
    The museum is ok and the stadium quite a cool place to view. However, if you're limited on time or travelling on a budget this is the place to save your money. It's not one of the "must see...  more »
  • The free audio tour turns this visit from 4 stars to 5. Don’t mess around get it, all you need is your phone. You initially walk through a shady concourse filled with all things bull fighty. The... 
    The free audio tour turns this visit from 4 stars to 5. Don’t mess around get it, all you need is your phone. You initially walk through a shady concourse filled with all things bull fighty. The...  more »
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  • Place is well preserved. Apparently it is the biggest bull fighting arena in Spain still being used. The season last from April till October. Tickets for the “show” range from 30 to 130 euros, depending on the seat and the toreador (more famous means higher price). Tours are guided. One may learn a lot. But of course for animal loving people like us it was - mildly put - strange experience.
  • Really cool experience to be able to walk through the entire area and then sit in the seating area. First time experiencing this and really enjoyed it. It was 10 euro a person to spend as much time as you wanted walking through. A lot of history in the museum areas in side and I am really happy we checked it out.

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