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“Not only a museum, an impressive architecture, a puppy made up of flowers and relaxing parks are calling you.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
944 35 90 00
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Private Tour: Guggenheim Bilbao Museum
Ranked #2 of 49 Attractions in Bilbao
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
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Owner description: American architect Frank Gehry is responsible for this architectural masterpiece: this fantastic chrome and metal creation houses a large collection of modern and contemporary art, a continuation of the Guggenheim legacy.
Ankara, Turkey
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“Not only a museum, an impressive architecture, a puppy made up of flowers and relaxing parks are calling you.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is another unique place that shouldn't be missed. Beside the Museum collections, there are temporary exhibitions too. Not only exhibitions or the architecture of the building but also that part of the city are impressive. The museum is by the river, across the green hills. There is a peaceful wide pedestrian way along the river. The puppy statue which is placed in front of the museum and covered by flowers is another attractive part of the museum. The type of the flowers are changed depending on the season but it is always there.
It is easy to reach to the Museum; if you take the tram there is a tram station in front of of the museum (The tram line starts from the bus terminal ends at the end the old town). Also, it is possible to reach to the museum from the city center on foot in 15/20 minutes.
If the weather is good you will enjoy even more due to the perfect location of the museum.

Visited May 2012
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“A beautiful building”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

The Guggenheim Museum is a highly recommended visit. The building outside is fascinating. The museum exhibits are interesting but do not reach the level of the building which is the biggest jewel of the museum.

Visited January 2013
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“Guggenheim-must see place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is must see place. It is an modern art building with some fenomenal pieces of art in it. If you visit Bilbao and miss to visit Guggenheim, it`s just like you did not catch the essence of this proud city. In front of the museum is impresive puppy statue made of flowers.

Visited September 2012
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Cascais, Portugal
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“A great museum in a must visit city!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Had been at the Bilbao Guggenheim when it had just opened (1997/1998). Loved it then! Truth is, after 12 years I visited Bilbao again and not only the museum is absolutely fantastic (Richard Serra's work is breathtaking) as the city has grown to be, in my opinion, one of Europe's must visit cities! Really, if you have the chance, say, you're in Barcelona or Madrid, just book a low cost flight and visit the city for a couple of days. You will be amazed, believe me!

Visited March 2012
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“Brilliant everytime!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The permanent exhibits on the ground floor are always a treat I can never tire of. I thoroughly enjoy bringing friends and family when they visit Bilbao, and there is always something new to see i the upper floor galleries.

Visited December 2012
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