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Address: Castanos Street, | Near Campo Volantin, Bilbao, Spain
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Great view from the top!

This funicular is vital if you want to go up to the mountain to see the city views! It is very cheap and runs frequently.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Nootdorp, The Netherlands
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Nootdorp, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This funicular is vital if you want to go up to the mountain to see the city views! It is very cheap and runs frequently.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The best views of Bilbao all the way up and from Artxanda hill. Very inexpensive and worth it. Feels like the old days in there.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

tucked away in a back street this is a great way to get a stunning view of the city. a great 90 cents worth!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A secret attraction of Bilbao. You start from a veruy convenient location, halfway between the Guggenheim and the Casco Viejo, an enjoyable ride up the hill (Artxanda), beautiful views from the top and nice restaurants in Artxanda. Do not hesitate to do it with good weather. With bad weather, though, do someting else; maybe check at the fine arts museum.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Well worth a trip up the Funicular, beautiful views on a clear day. Bring a picnic basket and chill out on the grass to escape for a while!!

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Bilbao, Spain
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Last time a made a mistake by confusing this attraction with a restaurant. Well, I am living since more than 10 years at Bilbao, however I still enjoy this attraction several times a year. First of all, you can use the funicular at the general rate of public transport, which is very reasonable. Than you have a perfect view over... More 

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Helsinki
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70 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The funicular takes you some 775 meters ride up to the Artxanda hill. It really costs you only 95 cents which makes it the best bargain since the Staten Island Ferry. The funicular can be crowded, but it's pretty frequent, so the waiting time remains quite reasonable. Apart from the view, there's not that much to see once you are... More 

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Galdácano, País Vasco, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The hill of Artxanda is the best for a Panoramic view of Bilbao and Biscay, with a lot of restaurants,

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United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

From up there. Easy to find, and the view from up there is amazing, right to the sea. The cafe was closed on NYday but the view made up for anything like that. Also the sculpture of the fingerprint is up there, and we admired that greatly.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I was walking on the river from the Guggenheim museum to the Calatrava Zubi Zuri bridge and crossed the river. Just behind ,If you have a couple of hours 'out track' get a way up with the Artxanda Funicular that take you up the hill 300 mt high above the town. Opened in 1915, now is computer operated and no... More 

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