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Estadio San Mames

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Address: Bilbao, Spain
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Football matched

We went to a football match of Athletic Club on a Sunday afternoon. Bought the tickets one day before at the ticket window at the stadium, where the people are very helpful. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
341joanna
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to a football match of Athletic Club on a Sunday afternoon. Bought the tickets one day before at the ticket window at the stadium, where the people are very helpful. We had great seats and saw a great game, 2-2 end result

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

If you like professional football... This stadium is called "The Cathedral" and you will be amazed!! The fans cheer for their local team either if they win or lose! One of the best experiences anyone can feel in pro football!

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Thank Juan Luis G
Shanghai, China
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The most beautiful football stadium I have ever visited in my life. This new stadium is amazing, including all the bars and restaurants around.

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Thank ASMshanghai
Edinburgh
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220 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Although there was no stadium tour available we managed to see the ground from the upstairs Bilbao shop.The workmen are still working on the stadium and it is up there with Barca or Madrid but smaller at 53000+.Reaching this years final of Copa del Rey has given the team and Bilbao a real boost.

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Thank IJDW
Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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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Barcelona, Spain
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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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Thank Jim H
Luton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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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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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 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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