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Address: Calle Alcala 237 | Plaza de Toros las Ventas, 28028 Madrid, Spain
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we went as a small group to Madrid and a few wanted to go to the bullring . I object to the cruel sport of bull fighting but went along on basis that we were not actually... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 November 2015
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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The tour guide gave great explanations and perspectives. I highly recommend the tour before you attend the event.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Ignore previous posts, the Bullfighting Museum is free. This is located at the back of the bull ring (walk around the outside) once inside you learn about the past bull Fighters and what the wore. The bull ring it's self has a 14€ charge, with this, you get to visit the inside of the bulk ring

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

we went as a small group to Madrid and a few wanted to go to the bullring . I object to the cruel sport of bull fighting but went along on basis that we were not actually witnessing a bull fight . I enjoyed the tour , avoided the videos , and found the history aspect really interesting . All... More 

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1 Thank Alan W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Bullfighting has been a part of the Spanish culture for centuries! It was nice to see a bullfight and hear the natives chant during certain phases of this event. Didn't know that "the kill" would be so harsh. Overall I'm glad I got to experience this event! If you don't like to see blood etc then this may not be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Really worth a visit. To be honest i was less sure about the visit but hubby was keen. It was an absolute eye opener - not the cruel sport i had expected it to be and although i would still not like to attend a bull fight - learnt a lot

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

First off i googled several different museums ones free and ones that weren't. The website for this one said it was free to the public...well its not! When went there and right outside there are a few sculputures that are nice to take pics of but i wanted to see inside. Well we walked up and the lady said its... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

This was the most disappointing tourist attraction we visited during a two week visit to Spain. All it is is that they let you walk through the very unimpressive bull fighting stadium and charge you through the nose to do it. There are a couple of very unrealistic looking plastic bulls which they have around the stadium and when you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

I had no idea that bullfighting had such a history or what it even involved before the tour, it is set out so you can go at your own pace, very informative 12 stations to listen to in total and lots of chances to take pictures! Would recommend it to anyone going whether you agree with it or not at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

First and foremost, I am no advocate of bullfighting. I find it cruel, sad and very depressing. I was however, intrigued by why people would do such a thing and decided to visit the museum myself. I was of course, unwilling to pay to watch the match but I did pay for an audio guide that took me through the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

The architecture of the building itself is nice but as far as the bullfight, unless you are into the whole animal cruelty watch-an-innocent-animal-get-stabbed-to-death-repeatedly sort of thing do NOT go. I'm surprised this sort of cruelty has not been banned yet. Summed up in one word, traumatizing.

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