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Bilbao – guide to Bilbao see also hotels in Bilbao Northern Spain.
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Bilbao, sometimes referred to as Bilbo in the North of Spain, is the largest city in the Basque Country and the capital of the province of Biscay

Bilbao has recently undergone major urban renewal, in order to move away from the region’s industrial history and instead focus on tourism and services. The developments are centred around the new metro system.

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The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a modern and contemporary art museum designed by architect Frank Gehry It is built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Atlantic. The museum features both permanent and visiting exhibits featuring works of both Spanish and international artists. More information on the Guggenheim Museum.

A new dock was built in Getxo to meet the increasing demand in cruise ship traffic, fed largely by the opening of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in 1998, which has brought in many more tourists and put Bilbao on the cruising routes.

A new airport terminal in Bilbao was opened in 2000, expanding the capacity of the former facility, and allowing growth in tourism fuelled by low-cost flights by airlines.

Estadio San Mames , (The Cathedral), is a football stadium in Bilbao, Spain. The stadium is the home of Athletic Bilbao. They are known as "Los leones de San Mames" (The lions of San Mames).

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Cities in Spain to visit Alicante, Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Malaga, Murcia, Seville and Valencia on your holidays in Spain.
About Spain information on the costas Costa Blanca, Costa Brava, Costa Dorada, Costa Calida, Costa Del Azahar, Costa de Almeria, Costa del Sol, Costa Tropical and Costa de la Luz for your holidays in Spain.

Places in Spain to visit in Northern Spain Santiago, San Sebastian, Santander, Bilbao and Pamplona on your cheap holidays in Spain.

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