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Address: Plaza Santiago 1, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 34 94 4153627
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Haven of Peace

Lovely old cathedral in centre of Casco Viejo, more austere than most Spanish churches I've visited and none the worse for it. Don't miss the beautiful cloisters

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

wow, This glorious church is over 600 years old, remarkable. The church served as a stop for pilgrims "the way of St. James " heading to Santiago in Spain. the church expanded over the years , Gothic in style, amazing to see .especially, the spire.

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Very old Gothic church (14th/15th century). Very well worth a visit. Be sure to look at the work on the facade of the building, as well as the altar inside. There are beggars at the entrance, but they aren't aggressive.

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Norwich, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Lovely old cathedral in centre of Casco Viejo, more austere than most Spanish churches I've visited and none the worse for it. Don't miss the beautiful cloisters

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

opens mornings and evenings. not wow factor but still interesting for a quick look- windows are nice and good feel to it.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

It's a really nice cathedral Not as majestic as some of the ones in say Paris or Milan but it's well worth a visit Photographs very well Couple of euros you can go and have a nose inside. I didn't go in as I had a tight schedule

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Located in Casco Viejo, this spot is nice, so many local foods, wines, and shopping center around, but the church its self and the classic environment is the most interesting point. The architecture and ornament inside are very old and classic. It was a good experience also to join the mass there in Spanish.

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Ghent, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The cathedral takes about 20 minutes to completely visit if you include the cloister (the entrance fee is only a couple euro). Personally the exterior appealed more to me than the interior, especially the side entrance on the right of the square. Once inside the decor is quite sober and not overly lit. There are some nice stained glass windows... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

It's not magnificent in the way many churches and cathedrals are but it definitely has something, the moment you walk through the door. Worth a short visit.

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Bilbao, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Yes it´s a cozy place, it´s warm and peaceful. It isn´t to big...maybe little but it´s marvellous. Its outside is close to the houses and its inside has many details. I love it.

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Cold Lake, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Don't get me wrong, this is a beautiful church, but we visited it close to the end of our two week European cruise, and after visiting many of the famous churches in London, France, Portugal, and other cities in Spain, this one just felt a little repetitive. It wasn't near as old, or quite as spectacular as most of the... More 

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Address: Address: Plaza Santiago 1, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 34 94 4153627
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao>  > Bilbo Zaharra

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