Many sailors reached the banks of this wharf, because of which San Nicolás de Bari (patron saint of sailors) hermitage ... More
Paseo del Arenala
Many sailors reached the banks of this wharf, because of which San Nicolás de Bari (patron saint of sailors) hermitage was built. It was converted into a temple in 1940 and today is perhaps considered one of the best known churches in Bilbao. Pebbled walkways, splendid banana and lime trees, bear witness to the many cultural activities organized in what has been converted into a beautiful and central point in Bilbao's fiestas. From here you can admire the Arriaga Theatre , the oldest in Bilbao.
Opened in 1892, the building that houses Bilbao's city council is the work of the architect Joaquin Rucoba, who also
built the Arriaga Theatre . Among its principal features is a main exterior wall lavishly decorated in the Baroque ...
This neoclassical building, dating from the early twentieth century and housing the Bank of Spain's offices in Santander, is a
good example of the no nonsense sobriety of this particular architectural style. It is in the centre of the ...
For centuries, Casa del Degà was home for deans of the cathedral. This 14th century house next door to Casa
de l'Ardiaca faced a tragedy in 1420 when the structure was damaged. One of the deans, Jaume Estela, commissioned ...