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Address: Bilbao, Spain

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A wonderful view

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 February 2016
Matthew B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 

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London, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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161 reviews
82 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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orlando fl
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221 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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.

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Thank debsteroonie
Johor Bahru
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
80 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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 

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Herts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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.

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank John Q
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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102 reviews
45 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

We went up around midday, which isn't exactly the best time. We didn't have much choice because there were other things we wanted to do. The ride was pleasant - see review on the funicular. It's a nice park, not busy. Walk around a little, sit down on a bench and chill out. The views are wonderful, but the light... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

The gardens are quite nice and the views amazing when it is sunny. An amazing place to spend a sunny day but the prices of the restaurants arr a bit high

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