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Plaza de Espana

Address: 29400 Ronda, Spain
Phone Number: +34 952 871272
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Ranked #14 of 24 Attractions in Ronda
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Landmarks
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Landmarks
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Vancouver, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I'm not a fan of bullfighting but I would still recommend this for a visit - the originator of bullrings. Pretty cool. €6.50 entrance fee is worth it for the pictures - amazing looking building and don't miss the opportunity to take some cheesy poses.

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Estepona, Spain
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144 reviews 144 reviews
52 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It was a Saturday when we were there but the place was so lively with visitors of every nationality and into the evening the local youngsters . The only thing we thought spoilt it was there was a "Mc Donalds " there which in an area with so much culture spoiled it

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Brisbane
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218 reviews 218 reviews
169 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Like many others we find bullfighting both barbaric and pointless and have some difficulty seeing the "sport" of bullfighting. On that basis would never attend a bullfight. However, as part of a trip we had the experience of seeing the arena and a small museum showing the history of local bullfighting. As a museum its only average and the whole... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I personally dislike to see and actual bullfight but this place showed more than just a bull ring.History lies hidden underneath the stands.

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Moinesti, Romania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It's a great place for a walk and refresh your thoughts. Even better at night. You should take a visit, or even better, get a carriage trip.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I can't rate this as terrible because it is what it is : the square. There is the tourist information centre, a few gift shops and an American restaurant which looks totally out of place. In its favour it is only a short walk from the bus station and a starting point before you cross the gorge into the old... More 

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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358 reviews 358 reviews
88 attraction reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

A few crumby shops, a ghastly American burger joint, ice cream parlour, entrance to the Parador and that's about it! However, this is an important link between the bullring area and the new town and the bridge over to the old town.

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Newport, United Kngdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

This is the best place to be if you want to see the gorge of Ronda or go shopping. Do go to the casco historico, the old town, over the bridge and visit Palacio de Mondragon and Casa de Juan Bosco.

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

Took 1.5 hours on the train from San Roque (we were told this was part of the experience!) and I wouldn't say it was all that scenic as promised! Then, as we had a toddler and the 8pm train home wasn't an option (and there's only 3 trains a day) we had just over 2 hours until the train back... More 

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Essex,
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

the last thing you want to see in a historic plaza is a big Mc outlet . Get it moved somewhere else.

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