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Calzadas de Mallona

Bilbao, 48006 Bilbao, Spain
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Stairway to heaven?

If you go here, be prepared for a real climb. Not recommended for people in bad physical shape. But... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
dag007
,
Vaasa, Finland
Walk them up, or take the Lift at the Metro station and then walk down.

These stairs run along some ramps that can channel water during the rain, and allow you to reach... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2016
Walter F
,
Paris, France
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  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
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16 Mar 2017
“Stairway to heaven?”
20 May 2016
“Walk them up, or take the Lift at the Metro station and then walk down.”
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Bilbao, 48006 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you go here, be prepared for a real climb. Not recommended for people in bad physical shape. But nice view over the old town, once you get there.

Thank dag007
Reviewed 20 May 2016

These stairs run along some ramps that can channel water during the rain, and allow you to reach the heights of the Etxeberria Park and the Begoña area from the square below. Walk them up, or take the Lift at the Metro station (only 45...More

1  Thank Walter F
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Visiting the old town in Bilbao we were in search of a way to get the Old Cathedral Santiago atop the town and were directed to the Plaza Unamuno and the beginning of a climb up the Mallona Stairs. I lost count of how many...More

Thank steve w
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Steep climb but great views of the city from the top and on the way up. Not great if you have a buggy or pram!

Thank Lorry88
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We were looking for the "Hop on, Hop off" bus stop and were in the old town. We asked a lady who very nicely in Spanish (which we don't understand) pointed the way to the steps, as it turns out the Mallona Steps. We were...More

1  Thank Globalgadabout
Reviewed 28 August 2013

We were wandering and got disoriented. This and the steps were our reward and punishment. We were glad we saw it, but would not have sought it out.

Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 14 June 2012

... to visit Begoña. The nicest thing is to have a view of Bilbao from upstairs. There is an old elevator, not very nice, but with a corridor that allows to have a nice view of the old city, and the river. You can also...More

2  Thank SilBarcelona
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