|The Monumental Bullring of Barcelona known as the “Plaza de Toros Monumental de Barcelona” or more shortly “ la Monumental” was inaugurated in 1914 with the first bullfights in this place. |
La Monumental, located at a confluence of Gran Via and Marina, gives also its name to a station of the Barcelona Metro network.
The Monumental is a building made of brick, its style is a mixture of Mudéjar (Moors) and Byzantine. It is, at the moment, the unique place of Barcelona where bullfights are celebrated. Besides bullfighting events, the Monumental is often scene of musical events and circus spectacles.