Ronda is one of the oldest towns in Europe, people have lived in the district for more than 30,000 years, and Ronda has been occupied for 9,000 years. So, If you’re planning to visit Ronda here are our top 10 places to visit in Ronda During Your Stay.
Ronda is a small city, and almost everything is within 500m of the Puento Nuevo (new bridge)
When you get to Ronda (even if you have found Ronda Today useful) the first place on your lisit of visits should be the Tourist Office which is located by the bull ring (Plaza de Toros.) It is here that the English speaking staff can give you the most up to date info on whats going on in Ronda such as concerts, exhibitions and sell you the “tourist ticket”.
The “Tourist Ticket” (Bono Turístico in Spanish.)
The new Tourist Voucher “Bono 8 Monumentos” has now replaced the old Bono Turístico.
This one price ticket allows you access to some of the “on the list” places to visit in Ronda. You can buy it at the main Ronda tourist office (by the bullring)
Unicaja Joaquín Peinado Museum , in memory of the work of the Ronda painter Joaquín Peinado
Casa del Gigante. One of the few examples of Nasrid culture in the province of Malaga
The Lara Museum , where you can enjoy different works of art and antiques from the private collection of Juan Antonio Lara
Casa Don Bosco , a modernist style mansion built at the beginning of the 20th century by Santiago Sanguinetti, where its beautiful Nasrid tiles, 19th century tapestries and its beautiful patio stand out.
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The Plaza de Toros (bullring) in Ronda occupies a very special place in modern Spanish culture and history as the home of the Rondeño style of bullfighting and also of the Real Maestranza De Caballería De Ronda. The bullring was built entirely of stone in the 18th century, during the golden years of Pedro Romero’s reign as a champion bullfighter.
Whilst in ruins now, the Arab Baths are still the best preserved in Spain and offer a tantalising peek into Moorish life during the 13th to 16th centuries. Be sure to watch the animated short presentation (5 minutes) about the history of Ronda’s Arab Baths when you get here. The video presentation describes the water tower as a Noria (the modern Spanish word derived from Arabic), however the water pump in Ronda was a chain pump and is more correctly known even today as a Saqiya.
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