45 minutes (approx.)Start time
The bullring is open from 10am to 5:30pmMeeting Point
The box office of Las Ventas Bullring (Plaza de Toros), Calle Alcala 237, Madrid Metro stop: La Ventas (line 2), or bus routes 12, 21, 38, 53, 106, 110, 146Ending Point
Same as start point
See all the aspects of bull fighting and understand the art and tradition. The audio guide will help you identify the key parts of the bullring and will share information about the history of this iconic building and the often controversial sport which takes place within its walls.
The Las Ventas bullring in the Madrid arena was built in 1929 and is also known as The Cathedral of the Winds, for its location in one of the windiest areas of Madrid. The bullring is designed in the Neo-Moorish style and is the third largest bullring in the world with a total capacity of 23,798 spectators.
During your visit to the Madrid Arena, see the place where the world’s finest matadors present their artistry and skill. You will visit all the hidden corners of the bullring as well as the key parts, which are as follows:
• Puerta Grande
• The Terrace
• The Stands
• The Ring
• The Parade
• The Patio de Arrastre
• The Bull Gates, Corrals and Chiqueros
• Patio and Puerta de Cuadrillas
• The Infirmary corridor
You will receive an audio guide along with your ticket which will help you discover the place at your own pace, discovering its corners and history following the route marked from the Triumph Gate to the Cuadrillas Gate. Your audio guide will be available in 8 languages (Spanish, English, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Chinese).
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
I will recommend this tour to anyone who will be visiting Madrid....oliver mangion