municipality and city in Spain

Bilbao (Basque: Bilbo) is a city in the Basque Country, in the North of Spain. There are 350,000 people living in Bilbao.

Jeff Koons Puppy in The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
The flag of Bilbao
The coat of arms of Bilbao

In Bilbao is the Nervión river, which ends in the Bay of Biscay. Bilbao has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Köppen climate classification).

Bilbao was an industrial city, but today it is a tourist city. There are many things to see in Bilbao:

  • Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (Modern Art)
  • Bellas Artes Museum (Fine Art)
  • Bilbao Cathedral
  • University of Deusto
  • Metro Bilbao (Bilbao's Underground)
  • Bilbao's Town Hall
  • Arriaga Theatre
  • Casco Viejo (Old City)
  • St. Jacob's Cathedral
  • Virgin Begoña's Basilic
  • Gran Vía (Great Avenue)
  • Plaza del Sagrado Corazón (Christ's Holy Heart Square)
  • San Mamés stadium

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