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Sightseeing in Bilbao - what to see. Complete travel guide

City at Sunset on the Nervion River Bilbao is a wonderful city located on the north of Spain. It’s worth mentioning that this town is the administrative center of Vizcaya. This is one of the largest cities of Spain. It perfectly combines large number of industrial complexes and amazing number of magnificent entertainment centers.
In Bilbao, there is an appropriate shopping destination for everyone. Trendies will be interested in strolling around Plaza Moyúa Square. The most interesting designer shops and fashion … Open
The most popular and widely visited place in the city is Nervion embankment, where you can visit best discotheques, bars and magnificent restaurants. The city is decorated in old style, but regardless of this fact this is a well-developed and modern place with high quality infrastructure.
Clean and cozy streets of Bilbao traditionally attract tourists. Here you will also see numerous green parks and widest selection of places of interest for any taste. Main sights of Bilbao include the Museum of Fine Arts, San Anton Bridge, the Museum of Guggenheim, Santiago Cathedral, the statue of Don Diego de Ar, Dona Casilda Park, and more. Copyright
Discovering the architecture of Bilbao from bird's eye view! Basilica de Begona, Teatro Arriaga, Mercado de la Ribera, City Hall, Alhondiga Bilbao, Palacio Euskalduna Jauregia, all those monuments are defining the image of Bilbao … Open
A chain of underground stations were opened in this city in 1995. This helped to get rid of traffic jams and make this city even more beautiful. You can also use other convenient types of transport as tramways or railroad.
Bilbao In the end we should mention that there are two main languages in Bilbao – Spanish and Basque. This city is a wonderful place for rest. It’s beautiful, accurate, modern, and well-developed; it has many sights and places of interest, so there’s no wonder why each year Bilbao attracts maximum number of tourists who want to have a great rest and enjoy observing cultural values.
Cum Laude Café Bilbao is a cozy restaurant that is known as one of the most beloved dining facilities among both local residents and tourists. The small hall of the restaurant is divided … Open
In the city there are many beautiful palaces, one of the most beautiful is considered to be the Biscay Foral Delegation Palace. Built in the second half of the 19th century, it is a striking monument in the eclectic style. Over the years the palace managed to retain its original appearance and rich interior decoration. Open to tourists are almost all of its rooms, within its walls the palace houses collections of antique furniture and works of art, as well as perfectly preserved wall paintings. Mandatory part of the tour is the walk through the courtyard. 
Arana de Bilbao No less interesting is the architectural object is the Consistorial House, also known as the City Hall. This magnificent building was also built in the late 19th century, and an ancient monastery was formerly located in its place. Today, on certain days everyone can appreciate the beautifully decorated rooms that are used for important political events. Designers and artists from around the world were involved in decoration of this building. 
In Bilbao travelers are attracted not only by truly unique sights, but also by unforgettable national holidays, the most famous of which is certainly Semana Grande de Bilbao. The festival, … Open
Fans of theatrical art fans will be able to visit Arriaga Theatre in Bilbao, which is located in the eponymous square. The opening of the theatre took place in 1880; several times it has been fully destroyed, and in 1914 the building was severely damaged by fire. Each time the theatre is completely restored, and like many years ago, today there are very interesting drama. 
Guggenheim In the city are many beautiful parks, one of the most interesting places for walking is the Doña Casilda Park. This historic park has a pond with cute ducks, but still there are many playgrounds and attractions for children present. In the park there are a few cafes; in the warmer months, there are often interesting festivals and theatre performances arranged in the open. 
Bilbao offers its visitors to attend many interesting attractions. The city is home to various unique architectural monuments, unrivaled natural attractions, historical places of interest, … Open
One of the most interesting cultural institutions of the city is a museum of archaeology, ethnography and history of the Basques. Each section of the museum has hundreds of interesting exhibits. Here you can see the priceless archaeological finds, and objects of everyday life of local residents, as well as very interesting historical artefacts. It is the most extensive archaeological exhibition, which includes items related to the Iron Age.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Bilbao
♥   Castle 'Tower of Zamudio' Biscay, 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Ocio' Araba, 33.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Battery of San Martín' Cantabria, 44.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Tower of Mendoza' Araba, 46.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Tower of los Varona' Araba, 47.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bilbao
♥   Natural Park 'Armañón' , 27.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Gorbeia' , 28.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Urkiola' , 30.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel' , 46.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Valderejo' , 46.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Bilbao and around
♥   Art museum 'Bilbao Fine Arts Museum' Bilbao, 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Guggenheim Museum' Bilbao, 3.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Bilbao from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Mundaka Beach

From the series “Top Beaches for Surfing on Huge Waves”
Mundaka resort has a well-developed infrastructure. Numerous hotels and restaurants are located near the coast. An important feature of the resort is the first-class surf schools. You can rent the equipment you need for sports there. You can also train under the guidance of professional trainers. Mundaka Beach is located in the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve today. It was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List a few years ago. … Read further

Ladder Gastelugache

From the series “Furious Footways Around the World That Make You Dizzy”
Those who prefer extreme entertainment will have an opportunity to stroll along the stone bridge that connects the island to the mainland. This walk promises to be no less impressive than a hike through the ancient staircase to the hermit's hut. Most tourists visit Gastelugache islet in summer, and experienced travellers recommend to go on an excursion in the fall or spring, when the surrounding landscapes are particularly spectacular. … Read further
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