Bilbao is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bilbao one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bilbao is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bilbao or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bilbao. Explore the historical monuments of Bilbao with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bilbao guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bilbao page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Bilbao landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Bilbao.
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Plaza de Santiago, 1, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
10:00 am - 07:30 pm
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 back before 1300, which makes it older than Bilbao itself. The Cathedral of St. James is well known for its status as a historical beauty, with an exc...
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C \ Virgin of Begona, 38, 48006 Bilbao, Spain
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 architecture in Spain. What is remarkable about the Basilica is that it took about a hundred years to build. That resulted in the union of different styles ...
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Plazeula De San Nicolas 1 48005 Bilbao, Vizcaya- Bizkaia (Basque Country)
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. This style used exaggerated motion and clear details to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur in architecture, literature, dance and musi...
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Gran Via Don Diego Lopez de Haro, 25, Bilbao, Spain
Stroll through the most iconic lane in Bilbao and, as sunlight streams in through the trees and highlights the quaint and colourful buildings at the side, watch the how the olden day culture of the city has merged with modernity. Fancy shops, eateries, big banks and pharmacies accompany 19th century buildings at the Gran Via de Don Diego Lopez de H...
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48015 Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Overview of Fingerprint Sculpture
Located in Artxanda, the Fingerprint Sculpture is an interesting piece of art. With Bilbao under your feet, you will hardly be able to look away from the stunning view of the entire city. The park is a perfect escape from the hustle of the city, but the Fingerprint Sculpture called the “Huella Dactilar”...