“Pic of the Week”, December 23, 2022: Plaza de Toros, Seville

01 Plaza de Tores

Bullfighting remains a popular sport in parts of Spain, especially in Seville.  Here you can visit Plaza de Toros, one of the oldest bullrings in the world.  The arena’s construction began in 1762 and was completed in 1881; it can hold up to 14,000 spectators, making it competitive with most popular sports.

(Inside of Seville’s bullfighting arena, courtesy Wikimedia and Harlock20)

My wife stopped by the arena late in the day so we didn’t have a chance to do a guided tour, which I think would have been interesting.  Besides visiting the inside of the arena (you need to take a tour or see a bullfight to do so), the tour includes a visit to a museum of bullfighting, the chapel where …

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