The Bull Fighting Ring(Plaza de Toros),Seville, Spain

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    The Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla is the oldest bullring in Spain. It is the site of the annual Feria de Abril in Seville, one of the most well-known bullfighting festivals in the world.

    The ring itself is considered one of the city's most enjoyable tourist attractions and is certainly one of the most visited. As a stage for bullfighting, it is considered one of the world's most challenging environments because of its history, characteristics, and viewing public, which is considered one of the most unforgiving in all of bullfighting fandom.

    Construction began in 1749 of a circular ring on Baratillo hill to take the place of the rectangular bullring that was previously located there. Later, in 1761, the construction began to incorporate ochavas (each ochava being equivalent to four arches). At this early stage, the construction supervisors were Francisco Sánchez de Aragón and Pedro y Vicente de San Martín. The inner facade of the plaza (called the Palco del Príncipe or Prince's Box) was completed in 1765, and this 'box' consists of two parts: the access gate through which the successful bullfighters exit, and the theater box itself, which is reserved for the exclusive use of the Spanish Royal Family. The topmost part is composed of four arches over which is built a half-orange vault, whose topmost portion is covered by white and blue tiles. The sculptural group that concludes the composition is the work of the Portuguese sculptor Cayetano de Acosta.

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    1. Kanni_eye too slow 26 months ago | reply

      Beautiful perspective!

    2. Linda*B 26 months ago | reply

      Beautiful architecture! Great colors!
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    3. bettyfromtexas 26 months ago | reply

      so interesting!

    4. Pomegranate : ) 26 months ago | reply

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    5. K. Menzel Photography ( on and off) 26 months ago | reply

      What a beautiful building, wonderful composition and shot Reji, well done!

    6. southernhobbyist 26 months ago | reply

      fantastic work my friend

    7. rupam0 26 months ago | reply

      Beautiful architecture well done!

    8. H a s h e e d 26 months ago | reply

      Great capture !

    9. BraCom (Bram) 26 months ago | reply

      beautiful building and photo, very nice composition

    10. annegretb [deleted] 26 months ago | reply

      Great shot.....

    11. ✿§Ѧк υℜa✿ 26 months ago | reply

      Wow! Lovely details in this place. Fantastic photography.

    12. carolesong 26 months ago | reply

      Beautiful architecture.

    13. Kumar SS 25 months ago | reply

      Beautiful Capture!

    14. SumanthKolla 25 months ago | reply

      Fabulous shot!

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