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Catedral de Santiago

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Address: Plaza Santiago 1, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 34 94 4153627
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Cathedral de Santiago

Fantastic and mind blowing how these structures are built. Worth a walk through old town to check it out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Simon H
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Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like almost every church in Spain, this is no exception. The church from the outside is a marvel of archaeology as well as the interior. There's usually standing room only in here as there are many tourists that flock here. Do not miss an opportunity to visit this work of art !!!

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Cheshire.uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked the old town cobbled streets, and made a line for the Cathedral. Once inside time for quiet reflection. Not ornate, but very beautiful, the stained glass is magnificent.. Do sit and ponder ... I found this church one of the most peaceful I have visited.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic and mind blowing how these structures are built. Worth a walk through old town to check it out.

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you just want to step aside from the crowd go a quiet place of reflection, this Catholic Church will certainly offer you that peace and serenity to visit with the Lord.

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Taree, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to see inside this cathedral as we arrived just as people were leaving a Sunday mass. The building, like many other Spanish churches is less ornate inside than churches in Italy and other countries. However, its stained glass was well worth seeing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the time to find this cathedral in the old town nice stone work and great stain glass window.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

This was only made a cathedral relatively recently and is more a 14-15 C grand town church. But it's worth a visit, as it's in the lovely old town and the outside facade, particularly the gothic main entrance, is notable. You'll see some carvings of old local merchants, which is quite unusual, but gives insight into their past role in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Walking around old town, you will discover many hidden corners and treasures. This one is obvious and stands out. I would definitely recommend walking around the structure or sitting at nearby cafes and looking at the impressive structure with some interesting stone structure elements. You will come across many beautiful churches in Spain. Bilbao was our arrival city and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Nice church (albeit Spain has many that are more gorgeous and bigger). It also has pleasant surrounding.

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This was a pleasant cathedral to wander round - peaceful inside. Lovely stone work and an impressive church organ.

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