Bullring Sevilla. La Maestranza
to the bullring of Seville: history, characteristics,
seating plans and more
"The bullring of Seville, because
of its classic and noble architecture, because of
its harmonious proportions, because of its
tradition, is undoubtedly the most beautiful and
suggestive of Spanish bullrings".
José María de Cossío, Los toros.
one of the bullrings with more charisma and tradition of
Spain and, why not saying it, of the world. The most
important bullfighter figures of the moment, as well as an
important number of young bullfighters (steer’s
bullfighters), go every year to Seville. The posters
sometimes generate controversy and never leave anyone
indifferent. The public, always in elegant clothes, goes
enthusiastically every afternoon to the bullring; a ring
where you can breathe its silence and respect. The
atmosphere of the Real Maestranza is unique, magical. And,
as the song says, ‘Seville has a special color’.
during the reign of Charles II, the Real Cuerpo of
Maestranza of Caballería of Seville was founded. It is a
Nobiliary Corporation formed by gentlemen from old noble
families who carry out many charitable activities in the
city and is concerned with the conservation of this
magnificent building, as well as promoting equestrian art
and bullfighting. These nobles are 230 "Maestres" and their
Big Brother is His Majesty the King.
They owned the bullring and is one of the oldest in
Spain . Its style is late-baroque, typical of the second
half of the s. XVIII. But the Real Maestranza of Seville
is much more than a bullring, in fact it is one of the
most valuable and emblematic architectural ensembles of
the Andalusian capital. Its more than 200 years of life
in constant evolution make it a complex building.
Bullfighting is a tradition in Seville, and La Maestranza
bull ring is perhaps the best venue in all of Spain at which
to watch the event. It is one of the bullrings having the
most history and charisma in Spain, perhaps the world!
Seville opens the bullfighting season in Spain every year
with the most important performances. The programs generate
great controversy and never leave anyone indifferent. The
public is always elegant, enthusiastic go every evening to
the bullring. In the taverns near the bullring that are
always perfect places to experience the world of
bullfighting, you can sense nervousness, excitement or
The Real Plaza de Toros de Sevilla was built in The
Baratillo mount, that’s why is also known as Coso del
Baratillo. The current building took 120 years to be built,
from 1761 to 1881. Earlier in the same place another
bullring in wood had been built. The final construction was
begun by Francisco Sanchez de Aragón and Pedro and Vicente
de San Martín, already with a circular shape, although
successive reforms have ended by giving the ring a slightly
oval shape. The work was completed by the architect Juan
It is located at number 12 of Paseo de Colón and is, of
course, of first category. It has a capacity for about
12,500 spectators. To open the desired Prince's Gate it is
necessary to cut three ears.
It has been declared of Cultural Interest and Spanish
Historical Heritage since 1983.
Seating Plane Bullring Sevilla
Grandstand. Tendido Alto:
Upper front row.
Lower Boxes 1
Box Front Row
Sillón de Tendido
Grandstand. Row 1-13
Barrier 3 (third row)
Barrier 2 (second
Barrier 1 (first row)
Differences: Sun or Shade. There are differences
between “al sol" seats (in the sun) and "a la
sombra" (in the shade). The latter are more
desirable, so more expensive. There are also "sol y
sombra" seats (sun and shade) that provide you
with a bit of both as the sun moves, which is a good
Paseo de Cristóbal Colón, 12 41001 Seville
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