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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Estación de Santander is a beautiful station located in the center of Bilbao, in the North part of Iberian Peninsula. In fact, it is located near the Mercado de la Ribera and you can see the station from the market. It is a beautiful and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This will catch your eye when walking along the river. Nothing really to look at inside, but the building's facade is just beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank remicharlene
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This building really stands out against its surroundings, as you pass by along the river walk. Clearly art deco in style, the facade is stunning although the inside of the station is a bit of a disappointment.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 4 September 2018

beautiful art nuevo front in an more less unspectacular area. In my opinion enough when passing by on bridge to arriaga teatro not more - sorry for saying this.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roland S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I highly recommend a walking tour of Bilbao. It is a nice way to enjoy this city without hassling with the traffic. This site was included in our tour.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a very attractive and unusual old building. Its on the way from the town centre to the old part of the city so worth a stop on the way.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Breda B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The Concordia train station has a handsome art-nouveau facade of wrought iron and tiles. It is used by Renfe Feve, part of Spain's national Renfe line, which has trains running west into Cantabria. The exterior of the building definitely affords a photo opportunity

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Richard F
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I was very impressed by many of Bilbao's buildings, but this building's facade is one of the most beautiful i noticed. Beautiful design and colours from the Art Nouveau period!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We didn't actually travel from the station so cannot comment on functionality at all BUT the front of the station is worth a looksee as you make your way to the Old Town area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FitWenchDidYell
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I was deeply surprised by this beautiful railway station facade in downtown Bilbao. If seeing only a picture of it, I would locate it in southern Spain, not in Basque. The station is just by the riverfront, across the Arriaga theater and it dominates this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank B1714D
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