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Plaza Circular

Gran Via, Bilbao, Spain (Abando)
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Ranked #42 of 53 Attractions in Bilbao
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Traveler Description: Plaza Circular The Plaza Circular is located at the start of the Gran Via Don Diego Lopez de Haro. There is a monument in the middle of the plaza for... more »
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Oklahoma City, OK USA
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219 reviews 219 reviews
43 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

You must walk Bilbao to truly enjoy it. While there are plazas of greater interest this is where Gran Via transitions from the old town to the shopping and commercial district.

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Malaga, Spain
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2,106 attraction reviews
2,069 helpful votes 2,069 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

The Plaza Circular is located at the start of the Gran Via Don Diego Lopez de Haro. There is a monument in the middle of the plaza for Don Diego Lopez de Haro, for whom the Gran Via is named. Diego Lopez de Haro lived between 1250 and 1310. He became the Mayordomo of King Fernando IV of Castilla. He... More

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London, United Kingdom
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170 reviews 170 reviews
103 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

This plaza is a great area in Bilbao. It's close from the Old Town, from the town hall, the city center and the Guggenheim museum. There are very nice cafés around it, so go walk around!

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
4 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

One of the most circular plazas I have ever seen. A triumph of circularity.

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Bilbao, Spain
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

If you travel to Bilbao by train, you can not avoid to cross the place. Its a colourfull mix of all sorts of architecture, but not worthwile to visit it on purpose. The skyscraper of BBV bank is special for its cast aluminium cladding and goldplated windows, but does not fit at all. The remaining buildings are just average. Interesting... More

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