The City of Art in Bilbao
Guggenheim Bilbao is a city of art, culture and history. It has been called the “art capital of Spain” and “the most important cultural centre of the Basque Country”. Guggenheim Bilbao has its museum, which is a world-famous collection of modern and contemporary art, including works by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Paul Cezanne, Alberto Giacometti, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol. The city’s cultural life is very active, with over 400 theatres and cinemas, a wide range of music concerts, opera, ballet, dance and theatre productions, as well as numerous exhibitions and other events.
There are many things to do in the city of Bilbao. Some museums and galleries offer an interesting and varied program of exhibitions and activities for all ages. You can visit the Museum of Fine Arts, which has a large collection of paintings by Goya, Velazquez, Rubens, Rembrandt and others, as well as sculptures by Rodin and Rodin’s “Balzac”. You can also visit the Guggenheim Museum, which is famous for its collection of modern and contemporary art.
There are many different hotels in the city of Bilbao, some of them very expensive, but there are also a few inexpensive ones available.
In the city of Bilbao, you will find several restaurants and bars, which are open 24 hours a day. Many restaurants are open only during the day, serving typical local cuisine. You can also buy fresh fish from the fishermen who are moored at the port and enjoy it cooked according to your preference.
You can also go for a walk along the river and visit the area known as “El Born”, which is full of cafes and restaurants. You can take a stroll through the narrow streets of this charming old quarter, which dates back to the Middle Ages. You can also visit the old houses, which have been restored and turned into museums and galleries.