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Plaza de Toros Seville

The bullring of Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla

Plaza de Toros Sevilla

Real Maestranza is one of Seville's most emblematic monuments. Plaza de Toros in Seville or the bullring of the Real Maestranza de Caballería in Seville.

Plaza de Toros - Arena Real Maestranza

Info Plaza de Toros Seville & Museum

Address Paseo de Cristóbal Colón, 12 Seville
Metro Puerta de Jerez
Tickets
  • Entrance to the museum with guided tour in the arena € 8
  • 65+ and students: € 5
  • 0 - 6 years: free admission
  • 7 to 11 years: € 3
Opening hours
  • From 9:30 to 19:00 (from November 1st to March 31st)
  • 9:30 to 9:00 (April 1st to October 31st)
  • Closed on December 25th
  • Good Friday and bullfighting days: 9:30 to 15:00
  • Guided tours in Spanish / English every 20 minutes
  • Website www.realmaestranza.com
    Bullfighting Bullfighting takes place during the Feria de Abril, throughout the year until September, and usually on Sundays. Ticket prices vary from 20 euros to hundreds of euros.

    Plaza de Toros de Sevilla

    The Plaza de Toros de Sevilla is the largest and most important arena for bullfighting in Spain. For example, the largest bullfighting festival in the world is held during the festival week Feria de Abril. The full name is "La Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla". The oval arena is located in the El Arenal harbour district, was built in the 18th century and can accommodate 13,000 spectators. The Plaza de Toros has a unique Baroque façade, dating from 1762-1881.

    Museo Taurino (Museum of bullfighting)

    In the Plaza de Toros, there is also the 'Museum of bullfighting' with, among other things, a hall with paintings about bullfighting. The museum displays all kinds of objects that show the history and evolution of bullfighting and toreros in Spain.

    Located near the bullfighting arena are several statues of people who were significant in the history of bullfighting, like the toreators Curro Romero, Manolo Vázquez and Maria de las Mercedes from Bourbon-Sicily, the mother of King Juan Carlos.

    plaza de toros sevillaEntry to the bullfighting arena of Seville (iStock.com/typhoonski)
    plaza de torosArena of Plaza de Toros in Seville (iStock.com/neirfy)

    Location of Plaza de Toros in Seville

    Nearby are also:

    Torre del Oro Seville
    Alcazar Seville
    center seville
    District Triana Seville

    Torre del Oro

    Alcazar Palace
    District 'Santa Cruz'
    District 'Triana'
    alcazar seville