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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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Calle Virgen de La Paz 15, 29400 Ronda, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent visit. Super fun and to be seen. Not enough explanations in English, but nevertheless memorable. Can’t be missed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 798yvesm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a must see for me in Ronda because it is the home of bullfighting. I disagree with bullfighting and hopefully some day soon it will be consigned to history. However we cannot erase history so with this attitude I decided to visit Plaza...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An impressive building and important historical landmark, despite its terrible use. It is the oldest and most monumental of all Plazas de Toros.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a bull fighting fan but I do like Spanish culture so visited the bull ring. Lots of history and you can actually see into the bull ring from the terrace of the hotel over the road if you're not sure about visiting a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Spaniard68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest equestrian centers in Europe is right next to the plaza and you can see the horses being ridden around. The plaza is a great historical spot you can’t miss

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mgwiech
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We truthfully did not realize that bullfighting still takes place in Spain. With the audio tour it was most interesting to tour behind the scenes of the historic Plaza de Toros.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DanaColdlakeAlberta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are not supporters of bull-fighting, we consider it a cruel form of entertainment. However, we were very impressed by the tour (audio guide), the historical significance of the bullring and bullfighting, and that to this day horses and riders are trained here in dressage....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PenelopeC2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bull ring gives you a real taste of Spain. The cost is minimal to get in and the museum is great to understand some history of the sport and culture. It is super easy to find and the there I a wonderful park just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chucksierke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plaza de Toros, the oldest all-stone bullring in Spain. We had zero interest in attending a bull fight, but the history of the sport and how it relates to the Spanish culture was very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank East_Coast_Foodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although Seville bullring is possibly the top bullring in Spain, the one at Ronda from 1785 is the oldest and one of the most important. Pedro Romero who founded the classic Ronda style of bullfighting is considered to be the father of modern bullfighting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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avceng
5 March 2017|
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Response from Dale F | Reviewed this property |
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
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roberty477
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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Pamela W
20 April 2015|
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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
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