Of a Neo-Moorish style, the bullring was designed by the architect Jose Espeliú, and built in brick on a metal frame with decorative ceramic tiles of Manuel Munoz Monasterio.

The arena of Las Ventas, with a total area of 45,800 square meters, is the major bullring in Spain and the third bullring in the world, after the bullrings of Mexico and Valencia, Venezuela. It has a total capacity of 23,798 spectators.