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“Swimming pool with view”
Review of Azkuna Zentroa

Azkuna Zentroa
Ranked #7 of 126 things to do in Bilbao
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 Zentroa has a diverse cultural programme where art, knowledge, design, science, new technologies and literature converge, as well as a varied physical activity offering. A multipurpose and contemporary centre where disciplines, contents and the general public are interrelated, which increases the cultural level of the general public and contributes to the enrichment of Bilbao and its internationalisation.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

From the outside historic, but inside modern. Swimming pool is in 4th floor with terrace for catching sunten. One big pool and two smaller. Deep 1:20m. Smaller has windows in floor. You can't see anything, but you could be watched from ground floor. Entrance 7,-€.

1  Thank Pavel N
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"interesting building"
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing building covering 42,000 sq mtrs with so many pillars each one so different. There is a cinema below and shops and cafes and reading space on ground level and is now used for exotic exhibits or concerts or conferences. There is also a swimming pool inside. I believe the building was an old wine cellar.

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

About 15 minutes walk from our hotel on the river, this is a stunning and living space. This is a converted wine exchange which maintains much of the old exterior. But has transformed the inside. Watch out, in particular, for the roof top glass bottomed swimming pool which you view from below and makes great photos.

3  Thank Eurofolk
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Yet another outstanding building for Bilbao - this was made from a previous wine warehouse and it's now jaw dropping to go inside.

The pillars are wonderful to look at, and the glass floor swimming pool above your head is just inspired.

1  Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We only wandered into the ground floor (excellent cafe) and found this extraordinary modern brick block balanced on hefty pillars inside an old wine warehouse from early 1900's. Worth strolling around to see the Starck designs of the pillars. I've since been told we should have looked for the swimming pool above our heads!

2  Thank zazu2012
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