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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Address: Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
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American architect Frank Gehry is responsible for this architectural...

American architect Frank Gehry is responsible for this architectural masterpiece: this fantastic chrome and metal creation houses a large collection of modern and contemporary art, a continuation of the Guggenheim legacy.

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a spectacular piece of modern art in itself

The Guggenheim museum hosts great works of modern art, but the container is what makes it famous. One of the most beautiful and spectacular pieces of architecture produced in the... read more

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Guggenheim museum hosts great works of modern art, but the container is what makes it famous. One of the most beautiful and spectacular pieces of architecture produced in the world in the last 20 years

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The building in itself is worth the trip. The changing colors under the sunlight are beautiful. And the art collection is world class. All round a great experience (little to no queue, fluid visit, free audio guide included in the 10€ entrance ticket).

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A must see in bilbao, the best museum in bilbao. Amazing in the outside and inside... if you are cominh to bilbao, go there

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't go inside the museum, we were only interested in the outside and architecture. Amazing, well worth the visit. There's a little cafe outside so you can sit and view the building, there is also a small play park for children next to the cafe. It's a lovely walk along the river to the museum, we came from the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Guggenheim Bilbao - Stunning splendour; was it a monolith of a ship, or gigantic spacecraft, designed by Frank Gehry. The exterior artpiece at the front – towering puppy, stainless steel, soil, and flowering plants; by Jeff Koons. Very cool. Modern and contemporary art; cutting-edge design merges land and water spectacularly, as the museum perches solidly on the banks of the... More 

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Las Rozas, Spain
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The views of the Guggenheim and the river around, and the walkabout is one of the most beautiful places in Spain. Regardless the visit to the museum itself which is very nice, even if you don't like the museums, you would be shocked by the beauty of the landscape and the building, and some of the pieces on the street:... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fantastic abstract expressionism exhibition was on in this amazing building. While the art is modern this does include work from the last 150 years so most is painting and sculpture, not installation pieces. Another plus no queues to get in although I did buy tickets online.

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If you have been to the Prado or any Madrid Museum. If you have been to Picasso museum (any one of them). If you have been to any big museum - classical or contemporary - you do not need to go into the Guggenheim. It is a great museum inside no doubt but ask yourself would you get so excited... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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The building is amazing as is the surrounding area. It all depends on whether you like art or not. Irrespective it is definitely worth a visit.

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Girona, Spain
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A must-go if you are visiting Bilbao. The building itself it's amazing both from inside and outside. The art collection is also great. It's really worth a visit.

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