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Cool things to do in Bilbao near the Guggenheim Museum

Plan your vacation in Bilbao. Here you will find our top things to do near the Guggenheim Museum. 

The Guggenheim is one of the top modern art museums in the world and one of Bilbao’s main attractions. 


Map with things to do near the Guggenheim Museum

Our top picks for things to do near the Guggenheim Museum

Pathway to san juan de gaztelugatxe or dragonstone from game of thrones

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe: Dragonstone of Game of thrones

Table of Contents What is San Juan de Gaztelugatxe? San Juan de Gaztelugatxe is a tiny island off the northern coast of Spain, in the Basque Country. The island is connected to the mainland by a thin, winding, manmade pathway.   San Juan de Gaztelugatxe Hermitage The island is home to the hermitage of Gaztelugatxeko Doniene or Saint John of Gaztelugatxe. The small religious building is dedicated to John the Baptist, and has been standing

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san mames stadium

San Mamés stadium

San Mames – Athletic Bilbao stadium   San Mamés stadium is located in Bilbao, the capital city of the Basque Country. The stadium opened its doors to the public on September 16, 2013. The stadium serves primarily as Athletic Club de Bilbao soccer team’s home pitch but is also home to the Bilbao center for sports innovation and a sports medicine center, an underground running track, and a municipal sports

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Guggenheim musem

Guggenheim musem- Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao  The Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao is the city’s most emblematic monument. A visit to Bilbao wouldn’t be complete without at least strolling by and admiring it from the outside. This spectacular shimmering building on the bank of the Nervión river is itself a piece of art. Designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, the museum is considered one of the premier examples of contemporary architecture, and has been

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Plaza de Santiago

Plaza de Santiago- Bilbao

Why do we recommend Plaza de Santiago? Gothic cathedral, built around 1379 and substantially restored after a fire in 1571. The church has a nave and two aisles, a projecting Renaissance door, a columned hall from the same period and a Gothic cloister with vaulting. The most impressive item in the church treasury is the custodia, a processional monstrance. Book a tour to enjoy Plaza de Santiago Average customer review

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Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari

Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari- Bilbao

Why do we recommend Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari? An octagonal 14C building completely renovated in the 18C in baroque style; the old pillars from the shrine served as the foundations. Inside there is a fine wooden altar and sculptures by Juan de Mena. Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari is worth visiting during your stay in Bilbao- Book a tour to enjoy Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari

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Parque de Doña Casilda de

Parque de Doña Casilda de Iturriza- Bilbao

Why do we recommend Parque de Doña Casilda de Iturriza? Bilbao´s largest park, it has been enlarged with the transformation of Bilbao around the Guggenheim museum. Its extension of close to 10 acres is home to up to 1,500 of different botanical species. Basket ball courts, children’s playground areas, and a pond make of the Doña Casilda park one of Bilbao´s favorite places to enjoy with children. It was designed

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Restaurants to enjoy in Bilbao

NEBAK Jatetxea

NEBAK Jatetxea- Bilbao

Why we recommend hotel NEBAK Jatetxea? NEBAK Jatetxea is a small, traditinal basque restaurant that offers slightly modernized and delicious versions of all the classics.

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