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8 of the Most Amazing Things to Do in Bilbao, Spain

Akshay Kulkarni Dec 2, 2019
Bilbao had once won the award for being the 'Best European City'!
Visit the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, the most impressive architecture of 20th century designed by Frank Gehry houses an extensive art collection.
Explore the vibrant Casco Viejo, the medieval old town of Bilbao furnished with lovely buildings and a rich tapas scene.

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Buy some fresh produce at the Mercado de la Ribera. Apart from being known as a true foodie's paradise, it is also the biggest covered market in Europe!
Climb the 251-m-high Mount Artxanda, to enjoy sweeping views of the city.
Amble around the Neoclassical Plaza Nueva (Plaza Barria) to make the most of your time. Built in 1821, the iconic structure is lined with imposing buildings and local shops.

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Take a walk on the monumental Zubizuri Bridge. This 75-m-long tied arch footbridge is designed by the renowned Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava.

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Stop by the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, to admire the fine art collection ranging from the art works of medieval period to contemporary paintings.

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Witness the majestic Gothic Revival architecture of Cathedral de Bilbao in the old town - a striking Roman Catholic church.