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“Get lost in Casco Viejo” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo
Calla Zabalbide, 48005 Bilbao, Spain (Bilbo Zaharra)
94 415 16 33
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Ranked #3 of 49 Attractions in Bilbao
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Owner description: An old, pleasant neighborhood best known for its open-air food markets, where shoppers can buy some of the freshest and best-tasting fruit and vegetables in Europe.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Get lost in Casco Viejo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

Well, I did, several times but gave up on the map and just wandered about stumbling on lots of dinky streets with individual shops and the elegant, columned Plaza Nueva surrounded by restaurants and bars.

Visited March 2012
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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“Historic and beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

I enjoyed wandering the streets of this historic neighborhood. A must-see.

Visited April 2012
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Northants
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“Wander and snack... Pinxtos!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

Many great bars, and very creative tapas, great. Flavours, low cost. Try Txacoli if you like dr y white wine.

Visited March 2012
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Long buckby
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“Quaint”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Great to watch te locals do their thing, couldn't get served though on Sunday lunchtime in the bars...it's a real free for all...Spanish come first, ended up going to a Chinese restaurant!

Visited March 2012
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York, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“real Spain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Lots of lovely little streets with many bars selling tapas and montaditos. Real Spain.

Visited March 2012
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