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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Address: Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 944 35 90 00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
Description: 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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Enjoyed walking around the Guggenheim and we loved El poopi outside all dressed up in flowers this was fab. This is a must see when in Bilbao

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed walking around the Guggenheim and we loved El poopi outside all dressed up in flowers this was fab. This is a must see when in Bilbao

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The Guggenheim is the Guggenheim. The exteriors -- the spider, the dog, the Botero (I think it was Botero......) made this museum well worth the eleven Euros. The interior was a mixed bag of some wonderful Serra pieces, and others, together with works completely derivative of Gaudí. That said, I am not a modern museum buff, but this is still... More 

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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

It belongs to Bilbao like Adam to Eve. You do not have to be art speacialist and you will like it even if you just walk outside around the building. It is place with a charming architecture. I got also a short guided visit with David, guide from Scotland and his commentary was very interesting and catchy even if I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Great Place to visit - would highly recommend the place. It is a stunning building and you should definitely visit the place.

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I'm an interior designer, so the Guggenheim Bilbao has been up there on the must-see list. The architecture absolutely blew me away. Before we went into the museum we wandered around the outside and it truly is stunning. But in all honesty, the exhibits left me pretty cold. The artworks are all very modern and just not my thing. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This was close to our Hotel , Miro , so we went soon after arriving , the building is absolutely stunning . You must walk around it as there are some nice designed sculptures to see . Inside the displays are amazing and the audio guide is reccomended .

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most known museums in the world. Guggenheim is a good place to start your visit in Bilbao. Large, spacious, well organized, and the exhibitions are very well documentated. The museum is very well located (near the river) and it is quite easy to get there (walking or by other means of transportation). The price is... More 

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

An international level museum, maybe better than the Guggenheim at New York City. The building itself is half of the attraction, but the exhibitions were great too. Even my boyfriend, who didn't like modern art, enjoyed it a lot. The audio guide is free, is available in several languages and is very well made, even with interviews with the artists... More 

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Westlake Village, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We enjoyed a visit to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao which is located on the Bay of Biscay. The art and architecture of this museum is stunning. The collection spans from the mid-20th century to present day. Our favorite exhibit was seeing the Flower Puppy outside the museum. Highly recommend buying tickets online prior to your visit. Also, plan to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The main reason for tourists to visit Bilbao is obviously the Guggenheim, not the museum but the building itself. There aren't many modern buildings in the world that can be compared to this monumental structure (Sydney Opera House?). The art in the museum itself may be somewhat disappointing depending upon your point of view. If you like trendy, it's great... More 

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