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Etxebarria Park

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Neighbourhood: Bilbo Zaharra
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Address: Bilbao, Spain
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Quiet walk with great view

We didn't find Casco Viejo very interesting and stumbled upon this park by accident. If you climb the steep steps from Plaza Nueva, you'll end up in the park. It was a nice sunny... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We didn't find Casco Viejo very interesting and stumbled upon this park by accident. If you climb the steep steps from Plaza Nueva, you'll end up in the park. It was a nice sunny day in late June, and we had a lovely walk in the park and enjoyed the expansive view of the city.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We walked to this park from the old town to be surprised by some of the best views of the city. Part way up the mountains this park snaked along side the river, a detour definitely worth checking out for the amazing views.

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Taree, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This large park is situated in the centre of Bilbao. It contains many pleasant walks along paths bordered with large trees. There is a good play area for children.

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North Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

A great big park, popular for sun worshipers. Very clean and well kept.The leisurely walk to and from our holiday inn hotel took about 20 to 30 minutes each way.

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

if you're visiting bilbao with kids, it's a very good idea to hang in the park. the park itself is huge, spread across a large area. there's a lot of green. the place is also where locals hang for resting and chatting.

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Rutland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Entertaining hour watching a fiery volleyball game, played by fit blokes born 70 years ago! Everyday life at it's entertaining best. Great open space well used by Bilbao city dwellers - a great people watching spot so take a Pintxos picnic.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We were interested to see this reminder of theregiosn industrial past when walking up to the park on the hill

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Alford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I had a stroll round this park one evening. Very nice relaxed atmosphere. Lots of locals walking and enjoying the evening outdoors.

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london
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

The park itself doesn't seem to have any special merits, Bilbao has plenty of open spaces that are nicer. However from the nearby squares there are some good views of the city. If you're walking the Old Town I'd recommend taking the lifts from the station up here, and then walking down the steep stairs back to the Old Town... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Extebarria park is located on the top of the stairs that start from Unamuno square in Casco Viejo, Bilbao city. It really worth the visit, prepare a small lunch and enjoy a pick nick if the day is shinny! It is really recommended for family and children, or for those travelling with pets!

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