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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“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. 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. El Museo Guggenheim Bilbao (en euskera, Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa; en inglés, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao) es un museo de arte contemporáneo diseñado por el arquitecto canadiense Frank O. Gehry y localizado en la villa de Bilbao (País Vasco), España. Es uno de los museos pertenecientes a la Fundación Solomon R. Guggenheim. Fue inaugurado el 18 de octubre de 1997 por el rey Juan Carlos I de España.”
  • 126 locals recommend
Museum
“Located in a beautiful park, this lovely museum was built in 1908 and is considered one of the most important in Spain. The painting collection is outstanding.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“The largest covered food market in Europe. Buy here fresh food and cook it yourself! You'll also find some restaurant and river views.”
  • 64 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“An old 19th century wine warehouse turned art and cultural center. The renewal was made by Philippe Starck”
  • 57 locals recommend
Theater
“Bilbao's original theater and opera house from the 19th century. It's a petite theater but with a strong all year round program.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
“La unica CATEDRAL apocrifa que eleva el futbol a la categoria de Leyenda. The football Stadium of Athletic FC”
  • 30 locals recommend
Convention Center
“A grand and modern theater and auditorium that houses the Bilbao Opera Society and the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra founded in 1920.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Entertainment
“2 minutes away from the attic, this square offers great atmosphere and some of the best pintxos in Bilbao. Classic places are the elegant Victor Montes or the authentic Bar Bilbao. More modern options are the Zorginzulo. An absolute must!!!!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Me gusta por la música, el ambiente jóven, y el espacio de un antiguo teatro convertido en sala de conciertos. I like music, the young atmosphere, and the space of an old theater converted into a concert hall.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Take the bus from the main station. It will take an hour and will drop you off right next to the museum. This should be in your priority places to visit. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
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Shopping Mall
“Local mall with shops such as Zara, Springfield, PepeJeans, Bershka, H&M,... Plus cinemas and fast food and classic restaurants (Burger King, McDonalds, chinese Wok,..)”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“Muy interesante. Recomendado para mayores y niños. Es una buena oportunidad de acercarse al mundo marítimo. Muy didáctico. Y accesible.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Very popular and with great atmosphere. Good drinks and tapas with views over the river.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Establishment
“El Museo Vasco está ubicado en el Casco Viejo de Bilbao, muestra la etnografía del pueblo vasco a través de diversas piezas y objetos. Se pueden visitar las salas de prehistoria, mar y pesca, cultura pastoril, industrias ferrona y armera, actividad comercial y los oficios y artesanías tradicionales como la cerámica y el tejido. A 10 minutos andando desde el alojamiento.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Cafe
“coffe centenary and pintxos. nice bar Until half past 6 p.m., you can not enjoy your morunos pintxos morunos. In one corner of the room, have a charcoal where the cook prepares ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bike Rental / Bike Share
“Desde aquí puedes tener una vista fantástica de Bilbao y ademas a un minuto del casco viejo si te apetece relajarte ”
  • 14 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Rock Club
“Me gusta por la música, el ambiente jóven, y el espacio de un antiguo teatro convertido en sala de conciertos. I like music, the young atmosphere, and the space of an old theater converted into a concert hall.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Very popular and with great atmosphere. Good drinks and tapas with views over the river.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Located in hectic street Diputacion, it's a must-place-to go. Their "pintxos" with jamón are delicious! They recently opened a new place: "El Taller". Book at lavinadelensanche.com/el-taller”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It's one of best restaurants in town. Tasting menu with 10 plates for 80€/person.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“Si buscas un sitio donde comer bien, este es uno de los lugares a los que puedes acudir. Platos elaborados. buena calidad.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“The perfect quality-price match. Traditional Basque food with a touch of contemporary air.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Casual and hip joint. Good bbq and mexican style food. A new classic in Bilbo.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Little hipster bar in a beautiful corner of the Casco Viejo. They serve craft beers and make delicious one portion tortillas. Try them out! ”
  • 9 locals recommend

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