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Estadio San Mames

48013 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 24 08 77
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Athletico's New Showpiece Home

Visited San Mames on a Saturday when no game. The Tourist Information lady had said that the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
Dubbed the Cathedral of Football in the heart of the city

Dubbed by the Basques as the Cathedral of Football, this stadium houses Atletico Bilbao, the Basque... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice stadium” (2 reviews)
“europa league” (2 reviews)
“great game” (2 reviews)
48013 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 24 08 77
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited San Mames on a Saturday when no game. The Tourist Information lady had said that the stadium cafe had a great view down on to the pitch. Both Euskotren tramway & Metro had stations close by. From ground level outside, San Mames is like...More

Thank observer2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dubbed by the Basques as the Cathedral of Football, this stadium houses Atletico Bilbao, the Basque Country's major football team. In this age of foreign players dominating the European professional leagues, Atletico Bilbao is unique in that ALL of its players are frrom the Basque...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I played low level soccer as a child but cannot stand watching it on TV. The scarcity of goals, lack of replay review on crucial calls, random timekeeping and shameless fake injury diving make televised soccer unbearable to watch, for me. Having said that, I...More

Thank selmer
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We went to watching Athletic play Girona and were really impressed with the stadium but disappointed with the atmosphere. The ground was reasonably full and even when athletic scored the crowd didn't seem interested in singing or getting behind their team, was a bit of...More

Thank BK66
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The only team that keeps playing in the first divission WITH HOME MADE players. WE ARE BASQUES, we are proud of it, and anyone, that has an eye prepared for a deep look will notice. This club is something more than a mere soccer team....More

Thank Imanol G
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice brand new facilities definitely family friendly only bad thing is that if you go when there is no game you cannot enter the stadium. Tours are not offered in the 2016-2017 season maybe available next season.

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I loved my night at San Mames, Athletic was playing against Las Palmas and we were super lucky because Athletic won 5-1!! This team has some of the best fans, it's so great to part of that at the stadium.

2  Thank BluefinTunaGorilla
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stadium is designed to enable a good view from any angle. Seating is surprisingly comfortable, mind you steps are pretty steep.

Thank Juanita E
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is how football should be; great stadium, great views and seats, friendly people and no trouble whatsoever. Even the bars round the ground felt safe and not the usual aggro you so often get in England. Football should be a pleasurable experience, not an...More

Thank richarduk2015
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I visited this stadium as an away fan last February for the Athletic Bilbao - APOEL Nicosia game during UEL 32 round. I have to say the stadium is magnificent and is great to view both from the outside and the inside. It is and...More

Thank Nathanail G
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Lazaro Manuel G
3 January 2017|
Response from Natasha19 | Reviewed this property |
Either if you are in Bilbao go to any Kutxabank ATM and get tickets there or you can get it from their website or any place that sells the tickets. P.S For the third option check it is a reliable website Regards
29 November 2016|
Response from Quietman70 | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to get all the information you need from the website. They have it in English. You will not be disappointed with this city and the football club is the most passionate place to watch football, everyone in... More