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Casco Viejo

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Address: Plaza Nueva, 10. 2 Izda., 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 94 415 16 33
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3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: An old, pleasant neighborhood best known for its open-air food markets...
An old, pleasant neighborhood best known for its open-air food markets, where shoppers can buy some of the freshest and best-tasting fruit and vegetables in Europe.
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The whole area around the cathedral, including the "siete calles" is full of character and well worth exploring in detail. There are several interesting shops, restaurants and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The whole area around the cathedral, including the "siete calles" is full of character and well worth exploring in detail. There are several interesting shops, restaurants and bars, and the covered market is very attractive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This is a lively spot, full of tourists during the day and enthusiastic locals at night. Bars are often empty as the patrons stand outside in the narrow streets.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Here you have the real flavour of the basque country in Bilbao. You can listen to speak people in basque, you can go to a typical bar where you can enjoy pinchos (the real ones) or any other basque cuisine food. I must say that people in the street were very friendly and helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went on a Monday night around 7 and it was ok. We took the metro from our hotel and it was easy to get to. Plenty of bars for Pintxos but the shopping was so-so. Nothing that jumped out to get me to go in he store. After going to San Sebastián, I would probably only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Walking around is fun and very educational! I loved it there! I recommend it very much! Go there, you will love it!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The Casco Viejo (Old Quarter) is a great place to escape to in the heat of the day, out of the sun and down one of the narrow alleyways it is remarkably cooler. There are many cafes, bars and shops to catch your attention, with yummy pintxos to try. The Casco Viejo is the old medieval quarter, located on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I would recommend Cafe Bar Bilbao and La Olla de Plaza Nueva. Although always busy, amazing food to be had every time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Casco Viejo is the old part of Bilboa. There is a lovely main square with lots of cafes and restaurants.. It is the confluence of seven streets which also give the district its name, Siete Calles in Spanish. Be sure to visit the Basque Museum. The upper floors show displays of the history, topography and culture of the Region.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

On this area is great to visit the Cathedral, the Nervion river vistas. You'll find great places to eat and to have a drink. It feels very safe and not as crowded as other big cities. Explore the shops and bars along the narrow streets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Very nice part of town. Typical old style with small alleys and some beautiful squares like Plaza Nueva where you can shop and have a drink or eat some pintxos.

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Additional Information about Casco Viejo

Address: Address: Plaza Nueva, 10. 2 Izda., 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 94 415 16 33
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao>  > Bilbo Zaharra
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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