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Address: C/ Barria, N 3 - Bajo 48.930 | Bilbao, 48930, Spain
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We visited in May. From the cruise port it is a 35 to 40 minute walk to the bridge, past the marinas and many architecturally interesting mansions. There is a Tourist... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2015
andy M
Stamford, United Kingdom

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed May 31, 2015

We visited in May. From the cruise port it is a 35 to 40 minute walk to the bridge, past the marinas and many architecturally interesting mansions. There is a Tourist Information Kiosk close to the bridge (it opened at 11 o’clock on the Wednesday that we were there). The ticket machine at the bridge has no instructions in English.... More 

1 Thank andy M
Dublin, Ireland
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Well worth a visit if your touring Bilbao . €7 for the elevator up ,,, to walk across the top of the bridge and back down the other side and back across on the cable car . The view back towards Bilbao city and out to the bay of biscay are worth it , good pictures to be taken .... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed May 16, 2015

The walk across the top of the bridge is not to be missed. It is not scary and the walk way is enclosed. Great views and a fascinating history to the bridge.

Thank Keith L
Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2015

We arrived here by metro through Areeta stop , long walks , fresh air and lots of good food around. One of Bilbao hidden gem to explore for family fun day. I enjoyed the panoramic view for photography. Good value for passing your time and admiring the marina.

Thank Lucin0
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3,273 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,460 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

I look back and begrudge the time I wasted going to see this bridge 20 minutes each way on a smelly train to go see a bridge that is neither beautiful nor a engineering miracle I would not recommend and I would not do it again

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Margate, United Kingdom
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247 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2015

We stopped off at this port whilst on a cruise on a Sunday morning . We walked into town from the cruise terminal about 20 mins and came across this magnificent bridge .Firstly we went across on the traffic gondola to the other side and had a snack and drink and on the way back we came across the bridge... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2015

Good to walk across - can get blue line Metro to San Turtzi and then after walking over, back to Bilbao from station Areeta, red line. Go to the little bar/cafe by the bridge on Getxo side, really nice, busy.busy and clean toilets.

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Reminded me of Middlesborough! I though the bridge was a nice bonus, the walk and views along the waterfront are well worth the trip. Either metro line will get you there about 20 minutes from Bilbao centre. Not that your Barik card is valid to cross the bridge.

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398 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2015

The "bridge" is a good excuse to make some twenty-minute metro trip outside the central Bilbao. After checking out the weird design and mechanics of this UNESCO heritage thingy, the northern strand towards the bay of Biscaya offers a really nice walk by the marine full of yachts and passing an old time sandy city beach. Nice cafes around to... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2015

I was not sure about the visit when the Informaction tourist officer give me this piece of advice. I thank her! This red metallic Bridge it's a masterpiece. Declared UNESCO Heritage Site.Built in 1893 by the Architect Alberto de Palacio, it is the oldest river crossing bridge. A sort of "shuttle" is hanging on transporting cars, bikes and people from... More 

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