Explore Madrid’s most famous bullfighting ring during a one-hour audio-guided tour and learn about a tradition that has existed in Spain since Roman Times and discover how it has evolved throughout the years.
Las Ventas Bullring Tour
Walk into the impressive bullring at any time you wish between 10am and 5:30pm and begin a fascinating audio-guided tour at your own leisure. Discover the building’s emblematic areas like the terrace, the levels of seating where visitors watch the clash called “tendidos” in Spanish, climb down into the bullring, check out the paseíllo, the ceremonial entrance, the bull pen, where the bulls are kept before the fight and learn about the cuadrilla, the team who assist the bullfighters.
Find out about one of the country’s most renowned traditions while you explore Las Ventas, a beautiful example of Neo-Moorish style. Then, visit the Bullfighting Museum of Madrid that houses impressive works of art and bullfighting dresses. You’ll also discover Spain’s most well-known bullfighters like Manolete.
Information about Las Ventas
Las Ventas Bullring has a seating capacity of 23,797. It is the largest bullring in Spain, built in 1929 and was formerly called Las Ventas del Espíritu Santo. It is considered the most important bullring in the world by fans of the tradition.
Las Ventas Bullring opens every day from 10:30 am – 2:30pm. On bullfight days, Ventas closes 4 hours before the show. Las Ventas is closed 25 December, 1 and 6 January. The Bullring will close at 2:30pm on 24 December.
Las Ventas Tour
Students and SeniorsUS$ 12.80
Children 5-12 years oldUS$ 6.30
Children less than 5 years oldFree
Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
The activity takes place with an audioguide in in English.
Entrance to Las Ventas Bullring.
Audio guide in English and other languages.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Most areas are accessible. Accessible toilets. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more
No single-use plastics are used.
The show represents local culture.
The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
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