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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Address: Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: +34 944 35 90 00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 20:00
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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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Are you kidding me! Put this on your Bucket List.

What more can I say, this place is stunning and takes your breath away. We made the trip from Madrid and are we certainly glad that we did. We've seen pictures of the place but... read more

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Englewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What more can I say, this place is stunning and takes your breath away. We made the trip from Madrid and are we certainly glad that we did. We've seen pictures of the place but those don't even come close to what you see in reality. The place is absolutely unbelievable, I really was at a loss for words. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I came to BIlbao for the sole purpose to visit this museum and wasn't disappointed. From the shimmering outside with its curves and undulations to a crazy layout inside with more curves and glass. The architect clearly has a lot of vision and leeway when designing it and we are the better for it. Whilst not a huge museum the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I found this building fascinating and spent most of my time viewing it from as many different angles as possible. It is worth taking some time to do this from each level to appreciate both the architect and the engineers who built it. The art on display is appreciated by people who understand it. Unfortunately I am not one of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing and beautiful place from outside. Especially in a sunny day you get the best views outside or in the bridge...I am not into arts so my trip inside was a waste of time...

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fabulous 3 hours of total enjoyment - each room in the museum offering so much and a bonus with Francis Bacon paintings on display. Definitely worth a visit - not to be missed!

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To be honest I loved the building more than the exhibition but that's just me and modern art. I fully acknowledge that it's a unique and great collection but for me the building was a lot better. The art exhibition comes with an audio guide for free which I'd highly recommend if you're interested in the history of the paintings/work... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Of course its a must see in Bilbao. Generally closed on Mondays except for July and august and a few other Mondays in the year. The outside and the architecture are perhaps even more interesting than the pieces inside.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its an older Museum which shows how monuments are prepared and how it designed with very beautiful sculpture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The building is a architectural gem showing imagination, amazing engineering and excellence in form. For us is was worth the trip to Bilbao all by itself. The fact that you can walk along the river past other well designed bridges to "old town" only enchances the city and location of the museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Bilbao and although this isn't the prettiest of cities the Guggenheim Museum stands out like a beacon within the city. The architecture is simply breathtaking but it somehow manages to also show of the artworks in their best light also.

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