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Catedral de Santiago

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Address: Plaza Santiago 1, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 944 15 36 27
10:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 18:30
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Simple but beautiful

Didn't go in on our last trip to Bilbao but this time made the effort. Stunning columns and ornate stained glass windows. There was an organ practice going on when we went ant the... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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330 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A Gothic church in the middle of the old town. Great vaulted ceilings. Some beautiful stained glass. Should be seen.

Thank GeorgeO1
Frisco, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bilbao is not a huge cruise stop and as yet is not overly commercialized. We love Spain and visiting the churches and monuments within this country so rich in history is a must! Very walkable!

Thank glynisc365
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Right in the centre of the old town , this beautiful building is a must. Amazing architecture and no admission charge. Respectful to leave a small donation.

Thank 6amigos2016
Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Amazing cathedral in the heart of Casco Viejo in Bilbao. You find it as the widest open area of the old town.

1 Thank Gott35
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

one of the most beautiful churches in Bilbao, and one of the Oldest. Its details are beautiful gothic style, set in the middle of the old town, an easy walk from other strategic venues and worth visiting

1 Thank Roseofdolls
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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417 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Didn't go in on our last trip to Bilbao but this time made the effort. Stunning columns and ornate stained glass windows. There was an organ practice going on when we went ant the sound was amazing. Free to enter but do try to leave a donation so worthwhile maintaining buildings like this for the future.

Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

I liked this cathedral. You can walk around, light a candle and say a prayer. But you cannot enter once a mass is being held.

Thank Kieron D
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I always head for a city's cathedral and this was a beautiful one. It's a really old building and stunning inside, we always light a candle for the father-in-law who died a few years ago. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this cathedral.

Thank 1969steveb
Lincoln, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The first thing we noticed about this charming little cathedral was how clean it was. The stone is light coloured and of a warm coloured stone so that helped, but the pews were dust free and shining and the whole place had an air of care about it.

1 Thank Tutin
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

It's basically impossible to do not get amazed by the history and the beauty of this place. I have been there 3 times already, and every time it brings me a different feeling.

Thank Barbara V

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