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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 24 July 2016

We arrived just it was opening so we missed the crowds. This bullring has something special about it and even though I would never want to see a fight it has a wonderful old elegance about the building. From the painted wood panelling to the...More

Thank salsak2015
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

What we liked most is the access to walk around in the bullring and to see all the ancillary buildings. A nice exhibition space set up with some of the finery worn by those in the ring. Additionally, we saw an exhibit of wonderful posters...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This was amazing, I can only imagine what it is like when there is a bull fight. Not that I would want to see it but it is in the Spanish culture. The ring is big with plenty of seats and a nice yellow clay...More

Thank VisaLady
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Ronda is a hidden town in the Andalucian mountains and made famous by both Hemmingway and Orson Wells. Fantastic views typical Spanish colonial style, and at the center the Plaza de Toros. Whether you are against bullfighting or not the bullfighting arena from 1785 and...More

Thank Anders M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

My family and I (wife and 2 daughters 12 & 9) visited this in earl June. There is so much info to be seen and the gun collection was amazing. Being from the US it was really cool to see an actual bullfighting ring.

Thank Brad H
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stayed overnight in Ronda and while we were there we visited the bullring, its an amazing place to visit, the view when you walk into the bullring is stunning , there are steps right up tp the top of the ring where you can...More

Thank cailin50
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Ronda is one of Spain's great pueblos blancos (white towns) and is the fourth most popular destination in Andalusia after Seville, Granada and Cordoba. Much of its fame comes from the fabulous gorge, El Tajo, that divides the old Moorish city from the new and...More

Thank maritimeexplorer
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I hate tourada and I hate the racing thing but the plaza it's enormous and was great to see and be there but i would never go to watch a bull race thing

Thank andre r
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is apparently Spain's oldest bullring and even with the Bulls being on Siesta until September, so atmospheric. Definitely get the audioguide, I cannot imagine enjoying this Museum so much without it. Terrific value at 7 Euro +Audioguide fee. Dripping with history and romanticism. The...More

Thank Circusboyny
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Although we don't agree with the sport of killing bulls for entertainment, we couldn't help but be caught up in the history and romanticism of visiting this very famous and apparently oldest bull ring in Spain. Walked around in the arena, letting our imagination run...More

Thank Lee T
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Response from Clubglenn | Reviewed this property |
I think you'll need to google it - the dates change every year
Robert Y
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
Pamela W
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