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Curva de Mercaderes at El encierro or Running of The Bulls. Fiesta De San Fermin festival. Pamplona, Spain

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Photo ➝ Curva de Mercaderes at El encierro or Running of The Bulls. Fiesta De San Fermin festival. Pamplona, Spain

Runners chased by bulls at Curva de Mercaderes during El Encierro or Running of The Bulls in Fiesta De San Fermin or Feast of San Fermín in Pamplona, Spain.

The Running of the Bulls is the single most characteristic event of the Fiesta of San Fermin. This is the event which has given the Fiesta world-wide fame. It is held at eight o'clock each morning from the 7th to the 14th of July inclusive. It consists largely of young men, although it admits all types, who run in front of the bulls to lead them from their pen up and into the bull-ring. It usually lasts from two to three minutes - although if there are complications due to loose bulls it can last much longer.

The length of the run is some 800 metres (about half a mile) and you don’t have to sign up anywhere to take part; you just enter into the run and choose the street where you will run and try to do as best as you can.

El Encierro or Running of The Bulls, Fiesta De San Fermin, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain.


Location/Subject: Fiesta De San Fermin - Running of The Bulls, Pamplona, Spain
City/Town: Pamplona
State/Province: Navarra
Country: Spain
Sublocation: Iberian Peninsula
World Region: Europe
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