a wonderful setting
The Plaza de Toros de la Malagueta, is in a wonderful setting, near the port and also the Alcazaba and the park. La square was designed by José Ruicoba, and inaugurated in 1876 with Murube bulls that were fought by the father of "El Gordito" and "Lagartijo". It was declared a Historic-Artistic building on it's centenary. The square is neo-mudéjar style, is hexagon is shape with a capacity for 14,000 people. The Bullfighting museum Antonio Ordoñez is inside the square.