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Plaza de Toros Santamaria

Carrera 7 at Calle 26, Bogota, Colombia
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Beautiful building built for a grotesque spectacle

Hopefully bullfighting is soon abolished and this arena is used for sports, and cultural events. As... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Pedro G
Bogota, Colombia
Just the outside

We saw just the outside of this edification while we were going to the Bolivar's house. The... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
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This a bullfighting event that takes place every year during January and February months.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible13%
13 Sep 2017
“Beautiful building built for a grotesque spectacle”
13 Feb 2016
“Just the outside”
Carrera 7 at Calle 26, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Hopefully bullfighting is soon abolished and this arena is used for sports, and cultural events. As mentioned previously, it is a beautiful building built for a grotesque spectacle

Thank Pedro G
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We saw just the outside of this edification while we were going to the Bolivar's house. The taxi-driver told us it is close since the Mayor prohibited the bullfights and now is going to be use for concerts and cultural events. The building looks just...More

1  Thank Gbrl7
Reviewed 6 June 2013

I visited this place as part of a bike tour with Bogotravel Tours. Our guide was fernando and he explained the culture and history of bullfighting in Colombia, particularely in this place. It was very interesting and despite of the fact that bullfighting is a...More

3  Thank Anika S
Reviewed 31 March 2013

I went prepared to be repulsed and appalled as part of my education in making an informed decision. I came away a firm convert to a spectacular tradition carried out in stunning location. Before you go understand what bullfighting is and go with someone knowledgeable...More

3  Thank TripMember020920162
Reviewed 8 November 2012

It seems to me as a Bullfighting Colombian Aficionado that what you had here was a bad experience. With one bad experience it is impossible for you to tell with objective criteria which is the level of bullfighting in Colombia, specifically in Bogota. Obviously Ramses...More

1  Thank Nicolas R
Reviewed 3 November 2012

Didn't get in there because it's closed by the mayor that is against the drove of bulls. I agree but it's still a very beautiful place that has to be used somehow. At least go for a pic outside!

1  Thank WilsonM
Reviewed 10 February 2012

If you, like us, are aficionados of los torros based on your experienc Spain. Or If you've never been and this is your first opportunity. In either case save your time and your money for your next visit to Madrid or Sevilla. What you will...More

2  Thank samarangba1
Reviewed 10 February 2012

There it's possible to assist many events, apart from bulls' "corridas" and other "toreros" public activities. It is home of international artists like singers and dancers besides the best theater festival in the world.

Thank Yariv N
Reviewed 17 January 2012

Cruel, beautiful, hard, amazing, guts, colorful - a thing that you have to experience at list once in your life before you die!

1  Thank Gustavo D
Reviewed 22 December 2011

This bullfighting ring is home of many spectacles, shows, concerts, and of course bull fighting. If you like this spanish tradition, you have to come during the special season that begins in july and ends in august.

2  Thank Djmenaka
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