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Mercado de la Ribera Market

  • View of the exterior of the Ribera market, Bilbao ©Turespaña

    View of the exterior of the Ribera market, Bilbao ©Turespaña

  

Category

Architecture and civil engineering

Date

Siglo XX

Artist

Pedro de Ispizua

Style

Art-deco
Calle Ribera, s/n
48005 Bilbao
Vizcaya - Bizkaia, Basque Country
Vizcaya - Bizkaia

Telephone+34 944790695

Fax+34 944790695

E-mailmercadolaribera@gmail.com

Websitehttp://https://mercadodelaribera.biz/

It was built in 1929 and covers 10,000 square metres, making it the largest indoor market in Europe.

This unique produce market is in the heart of the Old Town, alongside Bilbao Estuary. It has an eclectic, monumental style, although its character is markedly functional. Inside there are no columns. It is a completely open space and its illumination takes on special importance. The sunlight enters from above and filters through the floors, which are built in a translucent material, providing natural light throughout the building. Outside, the Mercado de la Ribera (riverbank market) has a variety of art deco ornamentation, combining windows, lattice windows, floral decorations and other decorative elements. It is outstanding not only for its beautiful windows, but also for the excellent variety of fish and seafood on sale.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Monday

8:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Tuesday to Friday

8:00 AM to 2:30 PM

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Saturday

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Rates

 

Free admission

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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 Dec 30, 2020

Exhibition

Bilbao Museum of Fine Arts - Bilbao
ABC. The alphabet at the Bilbao Museum

Richard Artschwager, «Door }», 1983–84. Acrylic and lacquer on wood and glass, metal, two parts. 207.6 x 165.1 x 24.8 cm. Collection Kerstin Hiller and Helmut Schmelzer, on loan to Neues Museum Nürnberg. Photo: Annette Kradisch © Estate of Richard Artschwager, VEGAP, Bilbao, 2020

Feb 29, 2020 to Aug 23, 2020

Exhibition

Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao - Bilbao
Richard Artschwager

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Nov 20, 2020 to May 23, 2021

Exhibition

Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao - Bilbao
Kandinsky

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To be confirmed 2020

Festival

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

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