We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
From old times, but...

It is not the same than watching the Colosseo in Rome, but not only for the size. This Plaza de... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
anamaria67
,
Rio Gallegos, Argentina
Colonia's Bull Ring

It was interesting to view this structure, the steelwork was fabricated in Great Britain. There is... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
welshtraveller2018
,
Tonypandy, United Kingdom
Read all 2,029 reviews
932
All photos (932)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good28%
  • Average40%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“moorish style”(2 reviews)
“san carlos”(2 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
22°
17°
Nov
24°
18°
Dec
26°
21°
Jan
Contact
Rio de la Plata y Av. Nicolas Mihanovich, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Colonia del Sacramento
from US$79.00
More Info
from US$200.00
More Info
from US$140.10
More Info
Reviews (2,029)
Filter reviews
80 results
Traveller rating
7
18
32
18
5
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
7
18
32
18
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews moorish style piece of history san carlos bullring colosseum banned tourists spectators roundabout debris safety uruguay port
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 80 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not the same than watching the Colosseo in Rome, but not only for the size. This Plaza de toros from old times is ruined and nobody takes care of it, even though they show you it in the city tour, but only from...More

Thank anamaria67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great driver that took us a little of the beat n track and came across Plaza de Toros. While closed, you can still see how this could have been a gathering points way back when. Very cool piece of history.

Thank MichaelO177
Reviewed 28 June 2018

It was interesting to view this structure, the steelwork was fabricated in Great Britain. There is a railway museum opposite. There are plans to refurbish part of the arena to provide a concert venue.

Thank welshtraveller2018
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Having explored the old town we walked along the coast road to the town insignia sign for some typical tourist photos, with a view of the bay and town n the background. We continued on to the ‘bull ring’, which turned out to be a...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We walked 5kms along the river ( which looks like the sea as it is so wide!) on a beautiful afternoon in April to take a picture with the 'Colonia' sign and to see the Plaza de Toros. The building can be seen from the...More

Thank vagabondafelice
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty old site and not that well maintained. Its pretty far away from the port and old town and hence can skip this unless you really have nothing else to do.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

It's an abandoned place, nothing especial, probably the most interesting and special thing was all the way before to arrive there from the historical center.

Thank afmg-travel
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Regrettably, the bull ring building can only be seen from outside because of a fence around it. The iron and brick construction is Interesting as well as its middle age arabic style. Far from the old town, better reach it by bus, bycicle or car.

Thank Rodolfo M
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Sadly, the bull ring is a dilapidated ruin that you can only see from outside a fence. Interesting iron construction with a crumbling brick exterior. Not worth the walk from the old town.

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Walked here in the morning from hotel, the best thing is the walk although long at around a hour and half each way is the beaches along the coastal path. Once at the bullring, it is in need of some TLC, its not open but...More

1  Thank boeingAde
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 30 nearby hotels
Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort
1,094 reviews
.68 miles away
Hotel Bahia Playa
63 reviews
.95 miles away
Dazzler by Wyndham Colonia
744 reviews
1.08 miles away
Spa Hotel La Reserve
597 reviews
1.62 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 164 nearby restaurants
Las Liebres Restaurante Hotel
41 reviews
.91 miles away
Restaurant Del Ferrocarril
146 reviews
.23 miles away
Cava Real
88 reviews
.68 miles away
Puerto Tranquilo Restobar
60 reviews
.62 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 79 nearby attractions
Rambla de Colonia
857 reviews
.62 miles away
Capilla San Benito
150 reviews
.94 miles away
Museo del Ferrocarril
336 reviews
.23 miles away
Playa Real de San Carlos
84 reviews
.62 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Plaza de Toros staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines