Art and Cultural Attractions in Bilbao

Bilbao Art and Cultural Activities

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Bilbao is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Bilbao a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Bilbao.

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    Top Art and Cultural Places in Bilbao to Visit

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  • Guggenheim Museum

    #1 of 10 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Bilbao
    Guggenheim Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: Avenida Abandoibarra, 2, 48009 Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Modern art isn’t easily understood by everyone. It’s all about experimenting with the abstract and philosophies of the post-modern world. If you’re up for a colorful visual spectacle...Read more

  • Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

    #2 of 10 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Bilbao
    Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Educational Site

    Address: Museo Plaza, 2, 48009 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Inaugurated back in 1914, the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is the second most visited museum in the city after the Guggenheim museum. The neo-classical style building is home to an array of artwork from th...Read more

  • Alhondiga Bilbao

    #3 of 10 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Bilbao
    Alhondiga Bilbao

    Tags: Art And Culture, Library, Restaurant, Entertainment

    Address: Plaza Arriquibar, 4, 48008 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain

    Timings: 07:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    The Alhondiga Bilbao is a multipurpose entertainment and lifestyle venue. Originally inaugurated in 1909 as a wine warehouse, it was renovated in 1994 as a ‘Culture and Leisure Centre’. To...Read more

  • Plaza Nueva

    #4 of 10 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Bilbao
    Plaza Nueva

    Tags: Plaza, Square, Architecture

    Address: Plaza Nueva, 9 Bilbao, 48005, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built in 1821, the Plaza Nueva is a monumental square, an architectural feature which is a part of many Spanish towns. It’s design is neoclassical and it used to be an official building of the B...Read more

  • Cathedral Of St. James

    #5 of 10 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Bilbao
    Cathedral Of St. James

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Plaza de Santiago, 1, 48005 Bilbao, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The Cathedral of St. James, also known as the Santiago Cathedral, is an old and charming cathedral in the city of Bilbao. It is one of the oldest cathedrals in Spain, with its origins probably dating ...Read more

  • Teatro Arriaga Antzokia

    #6 of 10 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Bilbao
    Teatro Arriaga Antzokia

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Theatre, Concert

    Address: Plaza Arriaga, 1, 48005 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    If you want a sinful taste of some classical music and theatre, Teatro Arriaga Antzokia in Bilbao is where you should head. The neo-baroque opera house was built more than a century ago and a fire in ...Read more

  • Basilica Of Begona

    #7 of 10 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Bilbao
    Basilica Of Begona

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: C \ Virgin of Begona, 38, 48006 Bilbao, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Basilica of Begona is a famous basilica in the Spanish city of Bilbao. Dedicated to the patron saint of Biscay, the Basilica of Begona is a magnificent remnant of 16th century Gothic styled archit...Read more

  • Iglesia De San Nicolas

    #8 of 10 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Bilbao
    Iglesia De San Nicolas

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Address: Plazeula De San Nicolas 1 48005 Bilbao, Vizcaya- Bizkaia (Basque Country)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It is dark but inviting. As you focus you realise the dramatic use of light piercing through several windows in the church. You are surrounded by paintings and sculptures of the baroque artistic style...Read more

  • Church Of San Anton

    #9 of 10 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Bilbao
    Church Of San Anton

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Ribera, 24 48005 Bilbao, Vizcaya - Bizkaia (Basque Country)

    Timings: 06:30 am - 08:30 pm Details

    Like a stone structure out of a gothic dream, the Church of San Anton evokes a feel of dark austerity accompanied by serene beauty.  Dedicated to Anthony the Great, this beautiful church is an im...Read more

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