Las Arenas bullring

Excellent article on the woes of Las Arenas bullring by journalist Nicholas John Mead. Barcelona is already famous for problems that have beset the Sagrada Familia, but for the last two years the prestigious €100m Las Arenas bullring restoration project in Plaça Espanya has run into setback after setback with contruction only resuming a few weeks ago. Read here

There were once three bullrings in Barcelona – Plaza de el Torin which was built in 1834, but was demolished long ago ; the above Plaza de las Arenas,  built in 1900 and closed in 1977; and the present bullring, the Plaza de Toros Monumental, built in 1914.