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Founded by the local nobility at the end of the 16th century,the Real Maestranza maintains a horse-riding school and is also the builder of an impressive bullring, in the centre of the romantic town of Ronda, near Malaga and the Costa del Sol. In...more
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This is one of the oldest bullrings in Spain and the largest ring at that.. It is also one of the most famous. The museum provides a comprehensive review of the evolution of the sport,and its most revered matadors and bulls. The ring can accommodate...More
This is the place in front of the bull ring. It is right out of a Zorro's serie. Go inside and visit the museums in the bull ring and stand in the middle and get that real Toreador feeling its worth it even if you...More
7€ (cash only on the day I went) gets you into the bull ring in Ronda and allows you a peek into this odd tradition. You can wander unfettered around the whole plot, across the sand of the ring itself, up into the tiers of...More
Even if you consider bullfighting as barbaric it is part of our history and this place explains a lot of how it started from hunting wild cattle for food to become a sport and all that went along with it.
Certainly worth a visit if...More
There’s a beautiful collection of bullfighting costumes, horse regalia, photographs and advertisements for bullfighting.
Great little history lesson.
Although I don’t think I could ever watchable fight in person( too cruel for me) it was an interesting place to visit.
No. The bullring in Ronda is the most important Plaza de Toros in Spain and is only used for bullfights one weekend per year, during the town's annual fiesta. The Goyesca Corrida(bullfight) is held on the Saturday (the... More
No. The bullring in Ronda is the most important Plaza de Toros in Spain and is only used for bullfights one weekend per year, during the town's annual fiesta. The Goyesca Corrida(bullfight) is held on the Saturday (the penultimate day) if Ronda's fiesta. The fiesta takes place in the first week of September, normally. I think the Goyesca Saturday this year is on the 9th of September. The Goyesca attracts the world's best toreros.
On the Friday, a bullfight featuring young toreros (bullfighters) is held. These toreros are normally in their late teens, early 20's and are just a year or so shy of being qualified, having started training for the corrida at the age of 8 or 9.
You can go to their website directly from the Tripadvisor page. Along the top is a tab that you can click for English if you need to. Click the "Visit" tab and the hours are listed. Lots of other valuable information is... More
You can go to their website directly from the Tripadvisor page. Along the top is a tab that you can click for English if you need to. Click the "Visit" tab and the hours are listed. Lots of other valuable information is also available on their website.
Open throughout the year, except on bullfighting days in September to celebrate the Festival of Pedro Romero
January-February 10:00-18:00 h.
March 10:00-19:00 h.
April-September 10:00-20:00 h.
October 10:00-19:00 h.
November-December 10:00-18:00 h.