Seville guide: Bullfighting in Seville 2013

Guía de Sevilla: Toros en Sevilla 2013

Former Spanish show with roots in the Middle Ages, the bullfight was originally reserved for the nobility that was fighting on horseback. The bullrings were public squares, in Sevilla it was in Plaza de San Francisco.

In the eighteenth century was created bullfighting as we know it today. Emerged in Ronda, where it is the oldest bullring in Spain, just a few years later was built the bullring Maestranza in Seville (1760).

Feast contentious and controversial, in Sevilla it’s still an important and popular tradition.

This year figures as El Juli, Manzanares or Morante de la Puebla will perform in Seville.