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Madrid: Las Ventas Bullring and Museum Tour1154 Reviews
Visit Madrid's largest bullring, the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas; one of the city's most important cultural landmarks. This short tour of José Espeliú's grand Neo-Mudéjar monument provides an unmissable insight into Spain's sporting passion and history.
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- Tour Las Ventas bullring, seating over 23,000 spectators
- Discover a slice of authentic Spanish culture
- Stand in the center of the grand structure to get a taste of the bullfighter experience
- Visit the bullfighting museum of Madrid
- Enjoy a virtual bullfighting game
DescriptionWith over 80 years of history, the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas is one of Madrid's most important monuments. Tour Spain's largest bullring, experiencing how it feels to be the bullfighter, the bull, and amongst the onlooking crowds enveloped by the immense Neo-Mudéjar structure. Designed by José Espeliú, the Plaza de Toros was built in 1929 to accommodate the rising status of the country's national passion, and attracted some of the best bullfighters in history as well as celebrated personalities and luminaries into the stands. Fans included Ernest Hemingway, Ava Gardner, Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, Greta Garbo, Orson Welles, and Sophia Loren. At under an hour, the tour provides an easy fit into even the busiest of holiday schedules, and offers a fascinating overview into one of Madrid's cultural and social pillars.
IncludesTicket for bullring tour with audio guide Audio guide for the Bullfighting Museum
- If circumstances (e.g. maintenance works) dictate a change or hindrance to the usual tour, an alternative tour inside the Las Ventas bullring will be offered
- Interactive experiences such as the Virtual Bullfighting Game are included with the ticket