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Plaza de Toros

Calle Virgen de La Paz 15, 29400 Ronda, Spain
+34 952 87 41 32
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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 modern times, the principal activities are devoted to the conservation of its unique historical and artistic heritage. It has gained a deserved reputation for the recovery of archives,works of art, libraries and original documents relating to its history. The bullring is open to the general public all year round and the visit includes the Bullfighting Museum, the Royal Harness Collection and the Antique Firearms Collection.Corporacion nobiliaria cuyos origenes se remontan a 1572, la Real Maestranza mantiene en la actualidad un patrimonio historico y artistico unico en Espana por su singularidad y caracter, relacionado con el mundo de la caballeria, la equitacion y la tauromaquia. Bajo los tendidos de su monumental Plaza de Toros, que data de finales del siglo XVIII, se encuentran la Sala de Tauromaquia y las colecciones de Guarnicioneria y Armas de Fuego Antiguas, en su conjunto un importante reclamo turisticos en el casco historico de la romantica ciudad de Ronda, a escasa distancia de Malaga y la Costa del Sol, y accesible todos los dias del ano en horario ininterrumpido.
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Calle Virgen de La Paz 15, 29400 Ronda, Spain
+34 952 87 41 32
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth a Visit to this, the oldest bullring in Spain. Very well maitained and u dont have to agree with the sport to have an appreciation of this place. Guoded tours available and there is also a small museum on site.

Thank Paulsmithcasty
Reviewed yesterday

Tommy Steele once sung a song about a courageous little white bull. This bull ring can seat up to 5000 people during an event. The building is spectacular but I can't say I can support its main use. The courage and history of the bull...More

Thank mooney33
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a gem. No matter your opinion of the sport, it is a part of Spain’s history and culture. If you’re in Ronda, accept it and stop in here. Just seeing the inside of the bull ring was worth the price of admission (6.5...More

Thank Ellenlyn
Reviewed 5 days ago

The old bull fighting ring is a very interesting place to visit as shows the history of this Spanish sport. There is a museum in the building with lots of memorabilia from bull fighting days. You don't need to support the sport to read about...More

Thank Mandy W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent experience visiting the Plaza de Toros de Ronda! I visited as part of a larger tour of Ronda and had a guide taking us around the arena and the museum. There is lots to learn here and it really is a spectacle! Do make...More

Thank ws12014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the arena and two museums with the audio guide, which makes the visit all the more interesting. History and sounds were at the reach of our ears! The first two parts of the visit are very well guided, and the sequence is nicely...More

Thank Emily_my5bwn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though we’re deeply against the sport of bullfighting, our family really enjoyed this historical museum and bullfighting ring. The museum is excellent and the ring itself is open so that you can step inside and take it all in. This is one of the...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to every bullfighting museum in every town I've visited that had one, and the rings if possible over the past 10 years. Most are for aficionados. Some suits of lights and some bulls' heads, not much in the way of explanation. I don't...More

Thank Matt78901
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed Ronda and the "bull ring" .... Very interesting with all the history of the region, bull fighting as well as an historical armoury with the history of duelling. Great

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wea re not fans of bull fighting but our tour visit of the Bull ring certainly displayed the history of this "ugly & cruel" activity. There is a Bullfighting museum, Antique fire arms museum & Harness & Livery Museum. Plenty to see here with an...More

Thank Roger1278
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Response from Clubglenn | Reviewed this property |
I think you'll need to google it - the dates change every year
21 November 2015|
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Response from JOC834 | Reviewed this property |
September each year and you can log onto their web site to get notification of when sales of tickets take place
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20 April 2015|
Response from RBD930 | Reviewed this property |
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