Plaza de toros de Acho

Cultural heritage site in Peru

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The Plaza de Toros de Acho is the premier bullring in Lima, Peru. Located beside the historical center of the Rímac District, the plaza is classified as a national historic monument. It is the oldest bullring in the Americas and the second-oldest in the world after La Maestranza in Spain (not counting the Roman Empire-era Arles Amphitheatre in France). It opened on 30 January 1766.

Exterior view of the Plaza de Acho

Of the 56 official bullrings in Peru, the Plaza de Acho ranks most prominently. It has a seating capacity of 13,700[1] and was constructed of adobe and wood, both traditional materials.


Nearby Places

  • Lima

    Capital of Peru

  • Andean Community

    South American free-trade agreement

  • Department of Lima

    Departments of Peru

  • Basilica and Convent of San Francisco, Lima

    Cultural heritage site in Peru

  • Casa de Osambela
  • Palacio de Torre Tagle
  • Government Palace (Peru)
  • Cathedral Basilica of Lima
  • Congress of the Republic of Peru
  • Lima District

    District in Lima, Peru

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