Bilbao is home to another of Spain’s most important art museums: the Museum of Fine Arts. The city’s commitment to creating a ground-breaking, imaginative image also includes the Euskalduna Conference Centre , Norman Foster’s metro stations, the Isozaki and Pelli towers, the Zubizuri bridge designed by Calatrava or new cultural centres such as La Alhóndiga by Philippe Starck , built over an old wine cellar.
About Bilbao. Travelers generally come to Bilbao to see the Guggenheim—some for the art inside, but many for the amazing building itself. The Fine Arts Museum and the Basque Museum may not have been designed by Frank Gehry, but are worth a visit, and you can catch international opera stars at the Palacio Euskalduna.
Bilbao, port city, capital of Vizcaya provincia (province), in the comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) of the Basque Country, northern Spain. Bilbao lies along the mouth of the Nervión River, 7 miles (11 km) inland from the Bay of Biscay. It is the largest city in the Basque Country.
Bilbao is located in the north-central part of Spain, some 16 kilometres (10 mi) south of the Bay of Biscay, where the economic social development is located, where the estuary of Bilbao is formed. Its main urban core is surrounded by two small mountain ranges with an average elevation of 400 metres (1,300 ft). 
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Bilbao, in the northern Basque region of Spain, is home to golden beaches, delicious pintxos – the local version of tapas – and the Guggenheim museum. It’s also a great base to hit the culinary world capital of San Sebastián, an hour down the coast. Before you visit, read our top recommendations for experiencing the best of Bilbao.