Sights & Attractions in Bilbao and the Basque Country

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Things to Do in Bilbao

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
AlhóndigaBilbao
In the early 20th century this was a municipal wine-storage facility...
Stores / Malls Bilbao
 
Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Begoña
Bilbao's most cherished religious sanctuary, dedicated to the...
Religious Sites Bilbao
 
Biblioteca de Bidebarrieta
This historic library and intellectual club was originally called...
Libraries Bilbao
 
Catedral de Santiago
Bilbao's earliest church was a pilgrimage stop on the coastal...
Religious Sites Bilbao
 
Convento de la Encarnación
The Basque Gothic architecture of this early-16th-century convent...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Bilbao
 
Estación de la Concordia
Designed by the engineer Valentín Gorbeña in 1893 and finished...
Transportation Sites Bilbao
 
Funicular de Artxanda
The panorama from the hillsides of Artxanda is the most comprehensive...
Viewpoints Bilbao
 
Hotel Carlton
Bilbao's grande-dame favorite has hosted top-tier celebrities...
Hotels Bilbao
 
Los Jardines de Albia
One of the two or three places all bilbainos will insist you...
Squares, Gardens / Arboretums Bilbao
 
Mercado de la Ribera
This triple-decker ocean liner with its prow headed down the...
Markets / Bazaars Bilbao
 
Metro Bilbao (Norman Foster subway station)
The city's much-cherished subway system opened in 1995, and was...
Transportation Sites Bilbao
 
Museo de Bellas Artes
Considered one of the top five museums in a country that has...
Museums / Galleries Bilbao
 
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao
Described by the late Spanish novelist Manuel Vázquez Montalbán...
Museums / Galleries Bilbao
 
Museo Marítimo Ría de Bilbao
This carefully researched nautical museum on the left bank of...
Museums / Galleries Bilbao
 
Museo Vasco (Euskal Museoa Bilbao)
One of the standout, not-to-miss visits in Bilbao, this museum...
Museums / Galleries Bilbao
 
Palacio de Euskalduna
In homage to the astilleros Euskalduna (Basque Country shipbuilders)...
Convention Centers Bilbao
 
Palacio Yohn
Now used for the Centro Cívico de la Bolsa, a municipal cultural...
Castles / Palaces Bilbao
 
Parque de Doña Casilda de Iturrizar
Bilbao's main park is a lush collection of exotic trees, ducks...
Parks Bilbao
 
Plaza Miguel de Unamuno
Named for Bilbao's all-time greatest intellectual, figure of...
Squares Bilbao
 
Plaza Nueva
This 64-arch neoclassical plaza seems to be typical of every...
Squares Bilbao
 
Puente de la Ribera
This footbridge just downriver from the prow of the Mercado de...
Bridges / Tunnels Bilbao
 
Puente de Vizcaya
Commonly called the Puente Colgante (Hanging Bridge), this has...
Bridges / Tunnels Bilbao
 
Puente de Zubi-Zuri
Santiago Calatrava's signature span (the name means "white bridge"...
Bridges / Tunnels Bilbao
 
San Nicolás de Bari
Honoring the patron saint of mariners, San Nicolás de Bari, the...
Religious Sites Bilbao
 
Santos Juanes
Distinguished for accumulating the deepest water of any building...
Religious Sites Bilbao
 
Teatro Arriaga
A hundred years ago, this 1,500-seat theater was as exciting...
Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites Bilbao
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