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Catedral de Santiago

Plaza Santiago 1, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 15 36 27
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Plaza Santiago 1, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Bilbo Zaharra
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"beautiful cathedral"
in 9 reviews
"old town"
in 34 reviews
"small entrance fee"
in 2 reviews
"vaulted ceilings"
in 2 reviews
"gothic style architecture"
in 2 reviews
"san anton"
in 4 reviews
"ribero"
in 2 reviews
"patron saint"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"lovely square"
in 2 reviews
"audio tour"
in 2 reviews
"cloisters"
in 14 reviews
"mass"
in 11 reviews
"portico"
in 4 reviews
"meditate"
in 2 reviews
"prayer"
in 2 reviews
"spain"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A rather classical gothic cathedral with no specific highlights. The inner cloister garden is nice. Expensive entrance fee. Not a required visit when in Bilbao.

Thank Johan B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gothic cathedral is smaller and less impressive than other cathedrals. That said, If you have the time, I would still encourage visitors to go, take an audio guide and spend a couple of hours admiring the architecture and some of the vaulted ceilings. The...More

Thank GoldAdvice
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is worth visiting if you are in Casco Viejo. It has an audio guide which explains the interior as well as the history of the congregation and church. It has a small but attractive cloister as well. Good for a 45 min - 1...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

The charming young lady at the entrance volunteered the discounted entrance price for pensioners and disabled people, even though I had not asked for it and had been willing to pay the full price. She also explained that the ticket also allowed access to the...More

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Personally, I find it offensive to charge a fee for visiting a Church, unless it's an extraordinary piece of art, containing a valuable museum and crypt, which certainly it's NOT the case with this one. It should be at the visitors discretion to leave a...More

Thank B1714D
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Catedral de Santiago is located on Plaza Santiago. The gothic church has been built in the 15th century. The internal part of this church is plain but with highlights on the cloisters and wall gargoyles. Anyway, the entrance fee of 5 Euro per person is...More

Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

An entrance fee of 5€ pp is an immediate no-no. What happens if you just wish to worship or sit and muse?? Never use if you need to pay.

Thank Sandra L
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

The cathedral is set in a lovely square. I went in with my wife.The entrance fee was 5 Euros including an English language tape. The inside is very plain. I particularly liked the tombs of medieval couples. The Gothic entrance is striking. The two young...More

Thank Steve D
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

A gothic church built in the 15th century, though it has been altered and restored. The interior of the church is relatively plain and I have to say disappointing, given that there is an admission charge, but its glory is the cloister with its architectural...More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

This is the old big church in the middle of old town. A bit of a let down as it is only simply decorated. Take a quick look.

Thank Thomas V
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