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Casco Viejo

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Address: Plaza Nueva, 10. 2 Izda., 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 94 415 16 33
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An old, pleasant neighborhood best known for its open-air food markets,...

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.

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Pleasant walk with a bit of history

Walking on the "Casco Viejo" is very pleasant. The buildings are very historical and the area full of bars to be experienced. It's amazing how the city integrates history with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Sao Paulo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walking on the "Casco Viejo" is very pleasant. The buildings are very historical and the area full of bars to be experienced. It's amazing how the city integrates history with modern developments.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Casco Viejo is a must in Bilbao especially at night for nice walks around the 7 calles and dinner or a drink at any of the restaurants or the cafes in the area.Nice buildings churches and people.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A place not to miss with around 4 different plazas, streets are quaint with loads of cafes and shops to browse. A very impressive area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lively square where you may find music in the evenings, watch locals and visitors, and lots of places to have coffee or drink.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Bilbao visit was very nice. A special old part of Bilbao worthwhile visiting. Lot of nice small shops, restaurants and so on. Enjoy Bilbao I would say!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fabulous basque tapas, shame no basque or Spanish beers, impossible language. Often cash only for some of the bars.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great area to wander around. Several narrow calles and lovely buildings. Great atmosphere especially in the two plazzas

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Set of seven graceful streets ... renovated and attractive market. Plaza Nueva is small, cheerful and full of resturantes and bars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No trip to Bilbao is complete without a visit here. Lovely combination of old streets and bars and restaurants and people just milling about. My recommendation is to visit as many of the bars as you can and try a few pintxos in each

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old town of bilbao has a very nice atmosphere. Many fantastic buildings, small shops and bars. Many things to see an visit

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