6 Sights in Bilbao, Spain (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Bilbao, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Bilbao, Spain.

List of cities in Spain Sightseeing Tours in Bilbao

1. Arriaga

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The Arriaga antzokia in Basque or Teatro Arriaga in Spanish is an opera house in Bilbao, Spain. It was built in Neo-baroque style by architect Joaquín Rucoba in 1890, the same architect that built the city hall. It is named after Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga, known in his time as the "Spanish Mozart".

Wikipedia: Teatro Arriaga (EN), Website

2. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Naotake Murayama from San Francisco, CA, USA / CC BY 2.0

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. The museum was inaugurated on 18 October 1997 by King Juan Carlos I of Spain, with an exhibition of 250 contemporary works of art. Built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Cantabrian Sea, it is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and features permanent and visiting exhibits of works by Spanish and international artists. It is one of the largest museums in Spain.

Wikipedia: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (EN), Website

3. Tourist Information

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Bilbao is a city in northern Spain, the largest city in the province of Biscay and in the Basque Country as a whole. It is also the largest city proper in northern Spain. Bilbao is the tenth largest city in Spain, with a population of 346,843 as of 2019. The Bilbao metropolitan area has 1,037,847 inhabitants, making it one of the most populous metropolitan areas in northern Spain; with a population of 875,552 the comarca of Greater Bilbao is the fifth-largest urban area in Spain. Bilbao is also the main urban area in what is defined as the Greater Basque region.

Wikipedia: Bilbao (EN), Website

4. Maman

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Maman (1999) is a bronze, stainless steel, and marble sculpture by the artist Louise Bourgeois. The sculpture, which depicts a spider, is among the world's largest, measuring over 30 ft high and over 33 ft wide (927 x 891 x 1024 cm). It includes a sac containing 32 marble eggs and its abdomen and thorax are made of ribbed bronze.

Wikipedia: Maman (sculpture) (EN)

5. Iglesia de San Francisco de Asís (la Quinta Parroquia)

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Assisi St. Francis Church, also known as the Fifth Parish, is an eclectic-neo-Gothic church in Bilbao at the end of the 19th century. Its main facade is on the street where Amezaga was stolen, very close to zabalburu Square.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Francisco de Asís (Bilbao) (ES)

6. Teatro Campos Elíseos antzokia

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The Campos Elíseos Theatre in Basque is an opera house in Bilbao, Spain. It was inaugurated in 1902. It is one of the most important theaters in Bilbao and the most technically advanced theater in Spain.

Wikipedia: Campos Elíseos Theatre (EN), Website

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