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Address: Virgen de La Paz, 15, Ronda, Spain
Phone Number: +34 952 874 132
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Description: Founded by the local nobility at the end of the 16th century,the Real...
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 modern times, the principal activities are devoted to the conservation of its unique historical and artistic heritage. It has gained a deserved reputation for the recovery of archives,works of art, libraries and original documents relating to its history. The bullring is open to the general public all year round and the visit includes the Bullfighting Museum, the Royal Harness Collection and the Antique Firearms Collection.Corporacion nobiliaria cuyos origenes se remontan a 1572, la Real Maestranza mantiene en la actualidad un patrimonio historico y artistico unico en Espana por su singularidad y caracter, relacionado con el mundo de la caballeria, la equitacion y la tauromaquia. Bajo los tendidos de su monumental Plaza de Toros, que data de finales del siglo XVIII, se encuentran la Sala de Tauromaquia y las colecciones de Guarnicioneria y Armas de Fuego Antiguas, en su conjunto un importante reclamo turisticos en el casco historico de la romantica ciudad de Ronda, a escasa distancia de Malaga y la Costa del Sol, y accesible todos los dias del ano en horario ininterrumpido.
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Must see for history fan!

Museum was really interesting with all the facts, costumes etc. If you love history, you will definitely love Plaza de Toros!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Museum was really interesting with all the facts, costumes etc. If you love history, you will definitely love Plaza de Toros!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had an enjoyable tour of this lovely, historic bullring. There is much to see in Ronda and the bullring is certainly worth an hour or so of time. It is such an essential element of the history of bullfighting. The arena is lovely and we felt thoroughly worth the price of admission.

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Tolmin, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I don't like bullfights but nevertheless I went to see the famous Plaza de Toros as a part of the history of Ronda. This was the first bullfight arena in Spain so it is interesting to visit if you visit Ronda.

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Gorey, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Travelling around Andalucia, I got the impression that most bullrings generally just look the same. However, the Plaza de Toros has so much history attached, and it seems to frozen in time - looks the same as it probably did a hundred years ago. I was practically yearning to see blood spilled on the pristine sand. So I would say... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

An amazing insight into the history and culture of the bullfight. So worthwhile, even if you disagree with the idea of bullfighting. Other displays also provide insight into the broader history of feudal Spain. You could spend hours here and not get bored. The audio guide is very worthwhile. the centrepiece of a visit to this amazing historic town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Entrance is 6.50 euros per person. We had never visited a bullring so can't really compare it to any other bullrings. There is a museum and you can walk around to see where the bulls are kept during the bull fights. It is interesting if you've never seen a bullring but I would imagine if you have, there isn't anything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Extremely informative audio guide that brings this particular bull ring to life! Also you get to walk through the pits where the bulls are kept and right into the ring itself to get a great feel for the whole affair.

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

These days the bull ring is used for many events as well as occasional bull fights. It also has interesting museums of firearms and costumes as well as bull fighting items.

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Jimena de la Frontera, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We visited a few places during the day this being one of them. €20 for a family of four, extra I think if you have a guide. We however wandered at our own pace and took plenty of photos. A fantastic place to visit even if you don't like the bull fighting side of it it's still a good place... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We saw horses exercising in part of the building next to the bull-ring. there were costumes and artefacts to do with bull-fighting, but it was wandering around the bull-ring that made it seem so impressive. There were sections marked for the vets, the medical people and just brought home to you how dangerous for people and animals this place was.

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