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Begoña Basilica

  • Basilica of Begoña. Bilbao © Turespaña

    Basilica of Begoña. Bilbao © Turespaña

  

Category

Basilica

Date

Siglo XVI

Style

Gothic
Virgen de Begoña 38
48006 Bilbao
Vizcaya - Bizkaia, Basque Country
Vizcaya - Bizkaia

It is built on the site of an old shrine where, legend has it, the Virgin Mary appeared at the beginning of the 16th century.

Bilbao residents have great devotion to the Virgin of this church, "La Amatxo". Work on this beautiful Gothic building began in 1519. The façade is in Renaissance style and has a large triumphal arch. Inside, special mention should be made of the Neo-Classical Main Altarpiece, where you can see the Camarín de la Virgen (Virgin's chamber). Its large, open belfry dates from the beginning of the 20th century.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Monday to Friday

9:30 AM to 1:30 PM

4:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Find tourist information in the surroundings

Calendar

Bilbao by night

To be confirmed 2019

Festival

Parque Kobetamendi - Bilbao
Bilbao BBK Live

'Txoznas' in front of the Teatro Arriaga theatre. Semana Grande festivities in Bilbao ©Turespaña

To be confirmed 2020

Festivity of Tourist Interest

Bilbao
Bilbao's "Aste Nagusia" (Great Week) Celebrations

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To be confirmed 2020

Festival

Arriaga Antzokia - Bilbao
ZINEBI. International Festival of Documentary and Short Film

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