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Campo Pequeno

Praca do Campo Pequeno | Centro de Lazer Campo Pequeno, Lisbon 1000-082, Portugal
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CAMPO PEQUENO'S BULLRING Campo Pequeno's Bullring is one of the most iconic monuments of the city of Lisbon and of Portugal. Considered one the most important buildings of Neo-Arabic style in the country, it was designed by Architect José Dias da Silva and ranks among the most beautiful bullrings in the world, having opened its doors on the 18th of August 1892. The monument is property of the Casa Pia de Lisboa and is classified as a building of Public Interest. The history of Campo Pequeno's Bullring crosses paths with the history of Tauromachy. Campo Pequeno's arena has received and still does the majority of world class figures in the history of bullfighting, on a course with more than 120 years of existence. Its historical significance transcends its tauromachy related activities. It was here that several important episodes of the political and social life of Lisbon and of Portugal took place. The building underwent deep restoration works, between 2000 and 2006, under the responsibility of Architect José Bruschy, becoming a major and modern multi-purpose space, able to accommodate, besides bullfights, a vast array of other events. It was also complemented with a commercial galleria, cinemas, restaurants and parking area. Schedule: Shopping Centre: every day from 10am to 11pm. Closed on Christmas day and on New Year. Food & Beverages (Exterior): From 10am to 2pm (closing time may vary according to the restaurant) Cinemas: Monday to Friday, opening at 12pm. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, opening at 11am. Closing after last session. This schedule may be changed according to festive seasons. Parking Area: open 24H VISITS Visit Campo Pequeno's Arena and Museum and get to know an icon of Lisbon. Timetable: Every day from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 7pm. From November to March visits end at 6pm. In bullfighting days visits of the Arena end at 4pm and visits of the Museum at 8pm. Closed during special event days.
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Praca do Campo Pequeno | Centro de Lazer Campo Pequeno, Lisbon 1000-082, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is authentic Venue for concerts and sports events, we attend the Alpha Ville concert and the sound was great without distortion or humming, also if arrive early you can spend your extra hour or minutes in the shopping mall below the building that...More

Thank Adnan M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We went to a wine fair in the bull ring which was a rather interesting event to go to. Apparently the ring is often used for alternative events.

Thank SheilainUK
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The Lisbon Bullring is located on the Avenida da Republica in a square of the same name. It is 125 years old and is built in the neo-Mujedar style more common in neighboring Spain. The orange building is circular in shape with four domed towers....More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A small but good shopping concourse beneath the arena on the Avenue of the Republic. There is a large food court, a well stocked grocery store (you can buy wine for as low as 1.15 euros) and cinemas. This place is open till 11 pm...More

Thank CharlesSeems
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I met up with an old friend at Campo Pequeno and she showed me around. Later on we went for a meal in one of the restaurants there. And, honestly, if you're in the neighbourhood, it's well worth the visit.

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This hotel is a gem in Lisbon. Paula, the Manager, went out of her way when asked to arrange a special welcome for guests celebrating their 30th Wedding Anniversary. I am really looking forward to staying there myself now. Highly recommended.

Thank buddy20032014
Reviewed 2 October 2017

he arena was renovated but retained its historical appearance and atmosphere. Good review, comfortable seats. Spectacle - torada - of course very specific, but not repulsive and interesting. The bull remains alive and away from the arena with their feet. The skill of the actors...More

Thank Zuevy
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Ludovico Einaudi was at his best but unfortunately the same can't be said of the venue. I booked well in advance on a clunky website and ended up with a restricted view and the most uncomfortable seat I've ever had at a concert. I'm not...More

1  Thank KevRoss51
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful building that is sadly still being used for a barbaric purpose. Found it morally impossible to give them money for a tour or event. I did go to the mall underneath a few times to go to the supermarket, got everything you...More

Thank André F
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I had seen the exterior design of a bull fighting ring for the first time in my life in Barcelona and hence was not in awe on seeing the beautiful Campo Pequeno bullring of Lisbon.Portuguese bullfighting differs from Spanish bullfighting in the fact that the...More

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Ellen T
2 January 2017|
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Response from CampoPequeno | Property representative |
Hi Ellen, there will be bullfight on 6th april of 2017 =)
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LindaWestMidlands
11 December 2016|
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Response from CampoPequeno | Property representative |
There will be bullfight on 6th april 2017 =)
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Michael M
15 February 2016|
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Hi Michael, you can see the schedule of bullfights at our website. In June, there will be bulfights on 2nd, 16th and 30th. In July, there will be on 14th and 28th. Hope you visit us.
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