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Address: Augusto Rodin 241 | Colonia Napoles, Mexico City, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 5 5633961
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09:30 - 14:00
15:30 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 14:00
15:30 - 19:00
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Considered to be one of the largest of its kind in the world, this bullring...

Considered to be one of the largest of its kind in the world, this bullring has a seating capacity for more than 50,000 people.

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Went to make our own opinion (Bullfight)

My guidebook wrote about how Bullfighting in Mexico is still revered as an important sport, and having not been or experienced a Bullfight my husband and I decided to take the... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great experience! It is worth the time to visit la fiesta brava. After killing the bull they eat it so don't feel bad about it. A Mexico that I forgot existed.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

My guidebook wrote about how Bullfighting in Mexico is still revered as an important sport, and having not been or experienced a Bullfight my husband and I decided to take the opportunity to see one. My guide book indicated that these take place every Sunday at 4.30. One week we caught public transport to the venue only to find that... More 

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is the real deal. Very inexpensive $70 MEX (about USD$5). Sometimes the bull wins. You need to go to at least one bullfight in your life to truly understand Spanish culture. Don't go if you are squeamish. Take Uber and you will get there easily.

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is another one of my favorite places to visit when I'm in the city. Yes... there is a big controversy about it because they do kill the bull and some folks do find it cruel. But this is and has been a tradition in Mexico as well as in Spain. But during the big season it is something very... More 

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Reviewed 5 March 2016

Great place, crazy to get your seat ,you must hang on to other people or fall . It was comical for me and my wife , where in our 50's so balance is definitely needed for the higher floors . Must see if you want to see a Bullfight and know what is going on like others have said .... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

This is a cultural experience that I truly find interesting. Our first matadora was gored. It was pretty dang harrowing to watch. Then she returned and was gored again. She was a newby, bless her heart. I saw her in the newspaper a few days later in the newspaper and she was sitting up in the photo, smiling, so I... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

One of the highlight's of our trip, however, if you are an animals right's activist, don't go. Accept that this is tradition there and you will enjoy it. The matadors can get quite entertaining with their antics and the crowds and people watching are enjoyable as well. Plenty of beer, drinks and snacks for sale throughout - you will not... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 5 January 2015

Wow, what a spectator experience! We went the only time of the season where female matadors are featured on December 28th, 2014. Unfortunately the first matador was hit/trampled three times. After being trampled the first time, she was carried out by a group of men. Then the bull charged the group as they carried her out, thus getting hit the... More 

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Mascota, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

This is one of the premier bull fight venues in the world. Don't go unless you read about this sport, and understand a little. The animal rights comments on this forum are silly, of course, but reflect the propensity of tourists to visit sites or events without doing some background research. It's like visiting Chapultepec without knowing that a young... More 

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Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

We attended a spectacle in September of 2013. Both of us had been looking forward to this event. Bullfighting is a cultural aspect of the country. I understand that people who against this, however I believe everything we have and everything we do is to the disadvantage of every other life form in some way. You can go crazy thinking... More 

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