Las Ventas Bullring Tour


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.

Opening times

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.

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