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Address: Bilbao, Spain

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Nice view of Bilbao

Take the funicular to the top. Beautiful views over the city during sunset. Nice area just outside the center.

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Vaasa, Finland
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Vaasa, Finland
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Take the funicular to the top. Beautiful views over the city during sunset. Nice area just outside the center.

Thank dag007
London, United Kingdom
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451 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Take the funicular up the mountain. At the top you get fabulous views of the city, great for photos, have a little walk around. Have a meal.

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Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

The railway to the top of this is an experience in itself. The view at the top is incredible as you observe the city nestled in amongst the mountains surrounding Bilbao. From the top you have a birds eye view of the museum and get a good idea of the layout of the city. If you're there for a few... More 

Thank Matthew B
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Really worth the trip up here, I suggest you take the funicular, walking would be very tiring! Such a different perspective on the Guggenheim, and you can walk all around and see a 360 panorama of the area. It is free, although the cable car costs 95c each way.

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Chamonix, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Definitely worth the visit, by car, funicular or whatever. You can see most of the landmarks and tourist sites in Bibao and the mountains surrounding it. If you walk in the opposite direction of the park, you can see the valley behind it. A nice half-day trip, and lots of restaurants nearby.

Thank Cissa C
orlando fl
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225 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2014

The view from up at the top is great even if the weather wasn't. You can see how the city began in the old part.

Thank debsteroonie
Johor Bahru
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

My husband and I took the funicular to the top of Mount Arxanda.From the summit,we got to see the city of Bilbao nestled and flourishing on the banks of the river Nervion and beyond.Several iconic buildings could be clearly seen like the Guggenheim Museum,the Iberdrola tower and the Arriaga theatre.Several footbridges and bridges crossing the Nervion were visible from the... More 

1 Thank Malini P
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 September 2014

We took the funicular up and saw people walking up as we ascended. The view from the back is over the airport and the view from above the funicular is over the city. There is one pleasant bar near the station which we had a drink at. We tried to find the path to walk down, but somehow we ended... More 

Thank Beverley_11
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

It's worth going up to see the wonderful views over the city. You can go by road or take the funicular. There is a park at the top.

Thank mouseHerts
Limerick, Ireland
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71 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2014

The funicular is very good and cheap. At the top there are great views of Bilbao and the surrounding area. Lovely park on top of the mountain with a playground for children. Well worth a visit.

Thank John Q

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