Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, Seville

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Historic Site · Arena / Stadium
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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  • Quite happy to look at a bullring, but wouldn’t necessarily want to see a bull fight. You can download the tour and listen to it on your phone whilst following the route through the stadium. It tells....  more »
  • I had no desire to go to the bull ring, as I am completly opposed to bull fighting and I knew that it was still a working bullring. However, my husband really wanted to go and so reluctantly I went...  more »
  • A Bullring - not to every bodies taste! But if you are visiting this is part of the traditions and heritage of Spain, was really interesting to go behind the scenes and see the rooms used. Actually on the ring itself you get a feel for the nature of this cultural event. If you have an opinion and have not been then visiting will give you more of an insight. Well worth the small cost. Audio guide is useful as the guide on the tour only provides small details.
  • Well, you have to understand the culture and history. The debate of bullfighting is apart from visiting this historic place. It is very well kept and has some interesting historical points about bullfighting. Good to see the building at least. Please like my reviews.

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