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Santiago Cathedral

  • Santiago cathedral. Bilbao © Turespaña

    Santiago cathedral. Bilbao © Turespaña

  • Cloister in Santiago cathedral. Bilbao © Turespaña

    Cloister in Santiago cathedral. Bilbao © Turespaña

  • Detail of the façade of Santiago cathedral. Bilbao © Turespaña

    Detail of the façade of Santiago cathedral. Bilbao © Turespaña

  

Category

Cathedral

Date

Siglo XIV

Style

Gothic
Plazuela de Santiago 1
48005 Bilbao
Vizcaya - Bizkaia, Basque Country
Vizcaya - Bizkaia

Telephone+34 944153627

E-maillaura@artisplendore.com

Websitehttp://catedralbilbao.com

Bilbao’s oldest building.

Today´s Gothic church is built on the site of an old shrine that dates from the time of the Jacobean pilgrimages.

The cathedral interior has three naves with ogive vaulted ceilings. Although it is in Gothic style, the façade and tower visible today were built in the 19th century. The choir stalls and cloister are beautiful, the latter built in florid Gothic style. The crypt is located where the original shrine stood, and incorporates its walls as part of the construction. It has two façades, one Renaissance and the other neo-Classical.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Monday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

 

Jul 01 to Aug 31

Monday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Rates

 

General: €5

Retired persons: €3,50

Groups: €3,50

Reduced: €3

Children: Free admission

Disabled persons: Free admission

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Detail from: Vincent van Gogh, ‘Montagnes à Saint-Rémy (Mountains at Saint-Remy)’, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, July 1889. Oil on canvas, 72.8 x 92 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Thannhauser Collection, donation, Justin K. Thannhauser 78.2514.24 © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Nueva York (SRGF)

Sep 21, 2018 to Mar 24, 2019

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Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao - Bilbao
From Van Gogh to Picasso. The Thannhauser legacy

Paul Gauguin. “Washerwomen in Arles (Laveuses à Arles)”, 1888. Oil on canvas. 74 x 92 cm. (Art Room). © Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao

Oct 6, 2018 to Jun 2, 2019

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Bilbao Museum of Fine Arts - Bilbao
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Oct 19, 2018 to Feb 24, 2019

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Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao - Bilbao
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Oct 19, 2019

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