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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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  • This review is merely commentary on the building. Also known as Plaza de Toros. Very historical arena. Interesting to see how it all happens. It is a grand building. Quite understandable why some... 
    This review is merely commentary on the building. Also known as Plaza de Toros. Very historical arena. Interesting to see how it all happens. It is a grand building. Quite understandable why some...  more »
  • The "Bull Ring" in Seville is considered the No:1 in Spain. Bull fighting is highly controversial but not so amongst the majority of the Andalucian population. Located close to the river in a... 
    The "Bull Ring" in Seville is considered the No:1 in Spain. Bull fighting is highly controversial but not so amongst the majority of the Andalucian population. Located close to the river in a...  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.
  • A ‘must visit’ whilst in Seville even if no interest or abhorrent to bull fighting as it is part of Spanish history. The oldest bullring in Spain 🇪🇸, a magical structure. Goya paintings on display (lost his close friend in a bull fight) . Very interesting.

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