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1 Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
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Rank: 1 About 39

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is known for its collection of contemporary art.The Guggenheim Museum, located on the bank of River Nervion, Spain, is...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Abandoibarra Et. 2 48001 Bilbao Spain
Type: Museums


2 Santiago Cathedral
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Rank: 2 About 39

Catedral de Bilbao is an Cathedral  in Bilbao, Basque Country. Constructed in the sixteenth century, it can be seen from most streets in Bilbao, with the cloister on the west and the porch on the northwest....

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Plaza de Santiago, 1, 48005 Bilbao, Spagna
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


3 Café Iruña
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Rank: 3 About 39

Opened in 1903 by Don Severo Unzue Donamaria, Café Iruña is one of the most famous and popular bar-restaurants in Bilbao, not just for the quality of the food served, but also for the magnificent interiors.   The...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Calle Berástegui, 4, Bilbao
Type: Bars


4 Isozaki Atea
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Rank: 4 About 39

Porta Isozaki (Isozaki Atea in Basque) is a complex of modern buildings designed by the Japanese architect Arata Isozaki in Vizcaya, on the outskirts of Bilbao.   The complex is called the "gate" because it’s dominated by...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Other attractions


5 Mercado de la Ribera
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Rank: 5 About 39

The grand covered market of the Ribera, the largest commercial building of its kind in Europe, is located in Bilbao, in the outer part of the Casco Viejo.   The completely indoor market was only established in 1928, as a...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Calle de la Ribera, Bilbao
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


6 Museo Vasco
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Rank: 6 About 39

Museo Arqueológico, Etnográfico e Histórico Vasco is situated at Plaza Miguel de Unamuno, 4. The museum operates on Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11:00 to 17:00 and from 11:00 to 14:00 on Sundays. It remains closed on...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Plaza de Miguel de Unamuno, 4, Bilbao
Type: Museums


7 Tour of the Basque Country
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Rank: 7 About 39

Thanks to low-cost airlines, getting to the Basque Country has become very easy, and using the plane to tour the country can be a good way to learn about a part of Spain that is too often overlooked. Departing from Bilbao, the capital of a...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Tours


8 Vizcaya Bridge
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Rank: 8 About 39

The suspension bridge of Vizcaya is a very speacial bridge that links Portugalete and Las Arenas, two towns divided by the Nervión River, on the outskirts of Bilbao. What’s special about it is that it is a transporter bridge (it...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Calle Barria, 3, Las Arenas-Getxo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


9 Zubizuri
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Rank: 9 About 39

The Zubizuri (from the Basque, “White Bridge”) is an arched pedestrian bridge, built by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava in the municipality of Bilbao, in the years 1990-1997.   The shape of the bridge is...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Paseo Campo de Volantín, 22, 48007 Bilbao, Vizcaya
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


10 Iturriza Casilda Parkea
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Rank: 10 About 39

Iturriza Casilda Parkea or Doña Casilda Iturrizar Park is main Public Park in Bilbao, Basque Country. Named after the Casilda Iturrizar, who had donated the terrains, the...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Rafael Sánchez Mazas Pasealekua, 48009 Bilbao
Type: Parks and gardens


11 Plaza de Toros de Vista Alegre
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Rank: 11 About 39

Plaza de Toros de Vista Alegre is an historic large building situated in Bilbao, Basque County and can hold 15,000 spectators. This building was exclusively designed by Luis Maria Gana in 1962,...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Martín Aguero Kalea, 1, Bilbo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


12 Bars
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Rank: 12 About 39

Being one of Spain’s leading cities, Bilbao has a lively nightlife. The locals just love to party as the city has everything from trendy music bars to world-class opera. Calle Licenciado Poza is the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Lauaxeta Plaza, 1, Bilbao
Type: Nightlife


13 Museo Taurino de Bilbao
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Rank: 13 About 39

The Museo Taurino de Bilbao is situated in the Zabálburu, Bilbao. Also known as Bilboko Zezen Museoa, this is a bullfighting museum, which provides an amazing collection of...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Plaza de Toros de Vista Alegre, Martin Aguero, 1, Bilbao, Spain
Type: Museums


14 Museo Diocesano De Arte Sacro
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Rank: 14 About 39

Museo Diocesano De Arte Sacro or the Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art of Bilbao is situated in the former Dominican convent of the Incarnation and is owned by the Bilbao city. The place came into conception in 1961....

Reviewed by: Nadish
Address: Plazuela de la Encarnación, 9, Bilbao, Spain
Type: Museums


15 Casco Viejo
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Rank: 15 About 39

Casco Viejo is the medieval neighborhood which is known as the most colorful part of Bilbao. This is a maze of narrow streets which are full of taverns, monuments and shops. Some of the attractions include the Plaza Nueva, La Ribera...

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Address: Nueva Plaza, 10, 48005 Bilbao, Bizkaia
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


16 Fine Arts Museum
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Rank: 17 About 39

The Fine Arts Museum located in Bilbao is considered to be one of the famous painting, sculpture and art museums of Spain. The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum came into existence with the unique combination of the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Museo Plaza, 2, Bilbao
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


17 Mercado Rural de Santo Tomas
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Rank: 18 About 39

One can visit the Mercado Rural de Santo Tomas market which is lively with hundreds of stalls which are set up for selling the best quality of rural produces that the city can supply, and also delicious cuisines, dairy products and cidar....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Paseo de El Arenal, Plaza Nueva, 48005 Bilbao
Type: Not to be missed


18 Estadio San Mames
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Rank: 19 About 39

Estadio San Mames is a football stadium which is situated in Bilbao in Spain. This stadium is also the home ground of Athletic Bilbao, known by the name, “Los leonos de San Mames-Bilboko leoiak”,...

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Address: Felipe Serrate kalea, S/N, Bilbao
Type: Nature and sport


19 Caos club
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Rank: 20 About 39

The Caos Club provides a good selection of bars which play numerous music in a short space. One can find a variety of décor and music at the club.

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Calle Simón Bolívar, 10, Bilbao
Type: Nightlife


20 Cotton Club
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Rank: 21 About 39

The Cotton Club night life offers total lively atmosphere and a wide variety of live music featuring many stars. The music is soothing and classical too.

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Calle de Gregorio de la Revilla, 25 (entrada por Simon Bolivar), Bilbao
Type: Nightlife


21 Plaza Moyua
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Rank: 22 About 39

The Plaza Moyua is also known as Plaza Eliptica, and it divides the Gran Via in half. Reopened in 1997, it was originally opened in 1940s. Due to the metro building works, it was dismantled in 1990 to be restored and reopened...

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Address: Plaza Federico Moyúa, 48009 Bilbao
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


22 University of Deusto
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Rank: 23 About 39

The University of Deusto is a Spanish Jesuit University which was established in the year 1886. This university is known in Europe and Spain due to its international network of student exchanges. The design of the university is...

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Address: Av de las Universidades, 24, 48007 Bilbao, Vizcaya
Type: Other attractions


23 Abandoibarra
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Rank: 24 About 39

Abandoibarra is one of the districts of Bilbao whose development has led to major urban transformations over a short period of time. It was originally home to many industries, and when these were closed, a recory plan was needed, and it is...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Barrio Abandoibarra, Bilbao
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


24 Bizitza
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Rank: 25 About 39

Located in Casco Viejo, the Bizitza is a historic gathering place for the LGBT community of Bilbao.   It’s a stylish lounge bar, with classic furniture and a selection of sophisticated music. It offers both an indoor ground...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Lauaxeta Plaza, 1, Bilbao
Type: Nightlife


25 Church of Saint Vincent of Saragoza
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Rank: 26 About 39

The Church of St. Vincent Martyr is located in Bilbao, in the Basque Country. It was built in the sixteenth century in the Renaissance style, replacing the previous Gothic building dating from the thirteenth century. The building is almost...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Calle Ibáñez de Bilbao, 18, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


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