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Funicular de Artxanda

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Address: Castanos Street | Near Campo Volantin, Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 34944454966
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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A short ride up the mountain and a wonderful view of Bilbao and surroundings. A treat in a very hot day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ludwigshafen, Germany
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Ludwigshafen, Germany
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A short ride up the mountain and a wonderful view of Bilbao and surroundings. A treat in a very hot day.

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Bilbao, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are coming to Bilbao for a visit, the funicular is one of the activities you shouldn't forget to do. It's not expensive, and the view from Artxanda mountain is really outstanding. Once there, you can take a nice walk through the neibourhood, and eat in some of the many restaurants that are around the area. Specially recommended if... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Inexpensive way to see the a birds eye view of the city and a nice park at the top of Bilbao. Went just before sundown and spectacular views of the city on one side and the Bay of Biscay on the other. I really cool place and relatively inexpensive cost for the ride.

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

not much once you are up there but well worth it. good views over the city and out to the coast. 90 cents per person per trip.

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Manchester
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Cheap and pretty quick to get up to artxanda. Bit novelty for kids and a couple of play areas for younger kids too. Couple of decent bars and eating places up there and great swimming baths too. Best place for great views of Bilbao with easy access

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the time and the 95 cents each way. Best views of the city and very cool for a pick nick.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You don't really want to walk up or down this mountain! The views are awesome, it's cheap, popular & easy to catch.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Especially if your hotel is up the hill, but also otherwise worthwhile a visit. There are not that many functioning furnicular trains (left) in the world. Great views of the city from above.

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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a hot August afternoon we ventured up the railway, bargain at 80/90 cents each, though you do have to pay both ways. We then spent some time drinking in the sites and enjoyed a old drink. You do get a great view of the city and the surrounding hills. Several places to eat and drink at the summit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only one euro to go up and a euro to get back down. Get to the front of the queue to guarantee a seat. A few nice restaurants at the top.

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