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Address: 48004 Bilbao, Spain
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Old Quarter of Bilbao Walking Tour
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Great for people watching

Accidentally stumbled across this. We had a coffee in one of the street cafes and spent an hour people watching.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 February 2016
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Accidentally stumbled across this. We had a coffee in one of the street cafes and spent an hour people watching.

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Thank laura r
london
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

the plaza is surrendered by restauranst and bars displaying their amazing tapas. It feels as like as there is a sort of competition for making the most creative ones. Beautiful place and incredible atmosphere

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Thank Sardegnabella
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Great choice of bars offering fantastic pintxos. Great varieties of Spanish wines. Some excellent local ones and my favourites from the Douro.

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Thank Steven C
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

There are tapas bars and restaurants all around the square, we visited here more than once both during the day and evening. Day, mainly families and evening couples in the main. We never saw large groups of people, Good place to chill and in the centre of the old town where you can go for a walk around the narrow... More 

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Thank Martin B
Porto, Portugal
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

A lot of pintxos and a lot of cañas! Thats the best way to describe the heart of Casco Viejo. Just go there and don't be afraid to try the amazing food available.

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Thank Bringiton86
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

It was fine, i wouldn't bother my self to make plaza nueva as a first visit list. A lot another place to visit. However some of tapas bar worthy to try.

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Thank Jessica P
Rayleigh, Essex
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Lovely little square, not as large as the equivalent in Madrid and Barcelona. A lovely place to sit with a glass of wine and watch the world go by,

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Great energy, very busy and a must see. Great choice of places to eat and drink. Lots of stalls for arts, crafts and books. Amazing historic setting. Charming place

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

Many choices and alternatives are available at the restaurants around the plaza, for all tastes and all budgets. Lively till late hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Great area to hangout and have a few drinks and eats. You have several places to choose from and they are all good. Definitely recommend.

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