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Bilbao is the tenth largest city in Spain situated some 10 km north-west of Santutxu and 420 km from Madrid, 130 km west of Spain - France border. It has a population of 354,900 people. Many people visit Bilbao to experience its art museums and galleries and bridges.

Bilbao is served by Bilbao (IATA: BIO) airport, which is 10 km away.

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1. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a modern and contemporary art museum designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, built by Ferrovial and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. It is built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Atlantic Coast. The Guggenheim is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. The museum features both permanent and visiting exhibits featuring works of both Spanish and international artists.

2. Zubizuri
The Zubizuri (Basque for " white bridge" ), also called the Campo Volantin Bridge or Puente del Campo Volantin, is a tied arch footbridge across the Nervion River in Bilbao, linking the Campo Volantin right bank and Uribitarte left bank of the river.

3. Santiago Cathedral
Santiago Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral de Santiago; Basque: Donejakue Katedrala) is a Catholic Cathedral in the city of Bilbao that was officially declared cathedral in 1950. Its origins probably date to well before the foundation of the city in 1300, when Bilbao was little more than a small enclave of fishermen.

4. Bilbao Airport
Bilbao Airport (IATA: BIO, ICAO: LEBB) is a public airport located 9 km (5. 6 mi) north of Bilbao, in the municipality of Loiu, in Biscay. It is the most important airport in the Basque Country and northern Spain, with 4, 045, 613 passengers in 2011. It is famous for its new main terminal opened in 2000 designed by Santiago Calatrava.

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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a modern and contemporary art museum

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Zubizuri

The Zubizuri (Basque for 'white bridge'), also called the Campo

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Butrón

Butrón castle is located in Gatica in the province of Vizcaya in

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Vizcaya Bridge

The Vizcaya Bridge (Bizkaiko Zubia in Basque, Puente de Vizcaya in

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Santiago Cathedral

Santiago Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral de Santiago; Basque: Donejakue

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Hotel Lopez de Haro

starting $193

Hotel Abando

starting $136

House in front the river

starting $155

Mercure Bilbao Jardines De Albia

starting $194

Barcelo Bilbao Nervion Hotel

starting $168

Hotel Arenal Bilbao

starting $92

Hotel Conde Duque Bilbao

starting $168

Urribarri heart of the city

starting $91

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