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Estadio San Mames

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Address: Bilbao, Spain
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The Cathedral - Great place to worship

The San Mamés is a fantastic new stadium with the stands right on top of the pitch. The people of Bilbao treat Athletic like a religion and it was a great experience to be a part... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The San Mamés is a fantastic new stadium with the stands right on top of the pitch. The people of Bilbao treat Athletic like a religion and it was a great experience to be a part of it. The stadium is in the middle of the city and is an integral part of the city. There is no worries about... More 

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Turin, Italy
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3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I visited Bilbao for a Europa League game some weeks ago. This stadium is a real temple of the sport and all the comments I had read about it dont do justice. Integral part of the city and surrounded by bars that ooze passion for their home team, the San Mames is easily accessible and awe inspiring. When the Athletic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I am arriving Madrid around 7am on Jan 25 and would like to attend the Athletico Madrid game by 11am. I would like to know which means of transport is fastest and safest to get to the game. Also, where to stay overnight. Thanks

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Barcelona, Spain
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice Stadium but as a visitor, inside a net cage, the visibility is bad... Rather have Glass or other solution, but this net is terrible!!!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Having booked my weekend in Bilbao, I hoped to see a game, especially as the hotel I booked was opposite the stadium. I realised quite early that due to ground developments I would not get a ticket for the game against Malaga, but I later found that presumably because of TV the game was switched to Monday. However the disappointing... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Home to Athletic Bilbao. The stadium tour was very enjoyable and I would recommend it to any football fans visiting the area.

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Rome, Italy
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

I visited the stadium museum with my wife, my daughter and her boyfriend.who's ver fond of football teams. Fortunately our turn of visit was with a school group of basque boys and girls with their tachers. We visiteted the press room, the wardrobe of players and at the end we went in the green field which was cared by a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2011

If you are a fan of Athletic then this is no doubt the Holy Grail, for anybody else it is slightly odd: the exhibition is interesting enough but like so many other things in the Basque country it simply ignores the dictatorship and the impact on the club - for instance they were forced to change the club's name at... More 

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