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Interesting building and a library

This is a lovely building with a pretty little park out front that is nice to sit in and catch a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2012
Seattle, Washington
Pool,gym,art exhibits,shop,library,sun terrace,restaurant,and terrace bar.

The Alhondiga is a facade of the original building,with the internal workings replaced with a roof... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2012
Andy M
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Azkuna Zentroa is the centre for art and culture located right in the heart of Bilbao and is housed in one of the most emblematic buildings of the city, the former municipal wine exchange market. Refurbished and restored by Philippe Starck, Azkuna...more
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Plaza Arriquibar, 4, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 14 August 2012

This is a lovely building with a pretty little park out front that is nice to sit in and catch a breeze in the evening. The building also has free wifi and a library upstairs with a large study room. The study room has tables...More

1  Thank Desireebee
Reviewed 11 August 2012

The Alhondiga is a facade of the original building,with the internal workings replaced with a roof top swimming pool and sun terrace.Also located on the roof is a bar which is seperate from the pool and terrace.On the 3rd floor is a fully equipped gym...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Great public space, during the BBK festival there were free concerts given by some of the bands at lunch time, very intimate. A lovely small and very reasonable cafe and bar there too.

Thank AliWalker
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Its modern, very beautiful, interesting... Expositions, bar, a good restaurant, and even a swimming pool!!! All that in a historic building.

Thank BilbaoVelvet
Reviewed 25 July 2012

What a great gathering place. We mostly utilized the pool, but the entire space is inspiring and fun.

Thank acmes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

This was my second visit to the Alhondiga. There tends to be quite a diversity of exhibitions - chemistry and science when I visited last year, music this year. The building itself is very interesting and there are a nice selection of cafe's on the...More

1  Thank AlexaHumphries
Reviewed 30 June 2012

I think this was originally a wine warehouse, but has been empty and unused for years. Now transformed into a multi-use building containing a cinema, library, cybercafe etc. The bar on the roof is well worth a visit if it isn't raining, but is a...More

2  Thank lce2
Reviewed 21 June 2012

The Alhondiga Bilbao is located at Plaza Arriquibar, 4. The Alhondiga is an entertainment center in Bilbao. The ground floor has 43 columns that were designed by Phillipe Starck, and each column has a different design. The building has a gym, swimming pool, big library,...More

2  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 30 April 2012

This is a very impressive building which has been transformed from an old historic monument to a classico-modern structure housing places of interest for all age groups. When visiting this building, it is advisable to have the right context of the different aspects of the...More

3  Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 26 February 2012

A tricky place to understand with buildings inside buildings but if you just wander about you'll find something to do whatever mood you're in. Feeling sporty: then you can go to the gym or the pool which we didn't visit but you can see the...More

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Response from Alberto G | Reviewed this property |
Hello there! It is open to everybody, 7 euros per person (3,5€ per child) but it is closed till 29th of august.
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