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Where a worldwide empire was created

From this beautiful building the Botin family created the empire of the Banco Santander which... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Best bank building I have ever seen

Just gorgeous. Can sit and look and appreciate . Wonderful great location so can walk and shop area.

Reviewed 4 October 2018
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Paseo Pereda 9, 39004 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

From this beautiful building the Botin family created the empire of the Banco Santander which absorbed many other international banks after expanding in Spain and grew into a worldwide organization. Very nice building and is the iconic site of downtown Santander. Only viewed from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Just gorgeous. Can sit and look and appreciate . Wonderful great location so can walk and shop area.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is the centre piece of the buildings on the seafront. It's a gorgeous building and worth a stop and look

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

I passed by Santander on my way from Bilbao to Santiago and stayed one night here. While there are not many interesting sights inside the city of Santander, this building might be the most famous one in town - simply that it is the (original)...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

We walked around the perimeter of this building that has an internal square behind the front. Very impressive biulding.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 26 April 2018

You can't miss this huge Santander Bank HQ which dominates this end of the promenade. It is a very grand building with a huge archway you can walk/drive through.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Reviewed 20 January 2018

I have my account blocked because I changed my address and I give them my new one, they didn't bother to ask me my previous address and they put a sticky note on my account. To correct that I had to go to the bank...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

In the main boulevard in front of the sea is the principal office of Banco Santander, one of the biggest in Spain and the world. It is particular because cars can ride under the middle of the building through a big arch.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Salvador H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It is worth going onto the opposite side of Paseo Pereda to the building itself and to sit for a while to appreciate the detail of the architecture. There are noticeable differences in the architectural adornment on the different floors of the building. Thus there...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dowaiyin
Reviewed 29 September 2017

A fitting building which depicts the aspirations of what is now a global bank. Its grandeur befits the global stature of the bank.

Date of experience: August 2017
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