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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Address: Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
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American architect Frank Gehry is responsible for this architectural...

American architect Frank Gehry is responsible for this architectural masterpiece: this fantastic chrome and metal creation houses a large collection of modern and contemporary art, a continuation of the Guggenheim legacy.

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Bilbao. Architecture, Art, Ambience

Ambience: Visiting Bilbao and San Sebastian is a great excursion and city trip to explore the great ambience of this region. You can stay in an accomodation nearby the Guggenheim... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ambience: Visiting Bilbao and San Sebastian is a great excursion and city trip to explore the great ambience of this region. You can stay in an accomodation nearby the Guggenheim Muesum and start from there your trips to the city of Bilbao and the Guggenheim Museum. The Museum is even from an outside perspective a quite interesting artwork and famous... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not visit the inside of the Museum, however the attractions and the museum from its exterior view where worth my time! I had fun exploring the place with those huge sights with my father. Well deserved. Suggested to anyone who is in town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the Bilbao area, it would be a travesty not to stop to visit the Guggenheim. Even the actual museum is a piece of art! Outside of the museum you'll enjoy Jeff Koons art (really cool) and inside you will enjoy everything to Picasso to very contemporary art. A must see for both art enthusiasts and tourists... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love love the architecture... the warm pink hues on the tiles.... especially the exposed beam elevator! My 2 favourite pieces of art were the installation of LED lights in 3 languages, basque one side and english and castellano the other, about the topic love, pain and friendship. Loved loved the famous cat outside flowering in pansys at this time of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to come to see the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao for ages. I have finally made it and it didn't disappoint. Whatever you think of the art inside ( which varied from wonderful to pedestrian in my opinion) the building is worth a visit if you like architecture and fantastic spaces. I'm so pleased that I finally made... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Guggenheim Museum is worthy of a visit if only to contemplate its architecture. The museums holds a wide variety of exhibitions throughout the year; however, the high admission price is offputting for many.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outside is very charming. The big spider, the big cat is very nice to take photos. Entrance cost is eur 13, but nothing fascinating inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Art is really not my husband's thing so I knew our visit would be short (!) but there was enough to entertain even him. The building itself is worth a visit - it's stunning!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did Bilbao as a side-trip on the way from San Sebastian to Madrid. It is a very do-able detour, only adding about 30 mins travel time - and the Guggenheim is well worth that! We were able to find street parking pretty easily. I would recommend you take a view from the bridge and then walk around the building... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This spectacular museum transformed the city. The building is alo e worth the visit. The permanent exhibition has some great works - but like with all modern art not everybody will have an easy access

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