Close to Malagueta beach we find the capital’s majestic bullring, inaugurated in 1876 and designed by Joaquín Rucoba, is an impressive 16-sided building that also houses the Antonio Ordoñez Bullfighting Museum. At the museum visitors can browse through a collection of old bullfighting outfits, photographs, posters and ornaments that cover the rich history of one of Spain’s most controversial traditions. The bullring, built in Neo-Mudejar style and with a seating capacity of 15,000, has seen glorious bullfights starring great bullfighters like Curro Romero, Manolete, El Cordobés, etc. The origins of bullfighting date back to the Romans, who according to historians, […]
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