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Funicular de Artxanda

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Address: Castanos Street | Near Campo Volantin, Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: +34 944 45 49 66
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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A must do!

The views of Bilbao from the top were breathtaking! There is the main walking path or you can explore on your own. Definitely a must do!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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Monponsett
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The views of Bilbao from the top were breathtaking! There is the main walking path or you can explore on your own. Definitely a must do!

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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Such a wonderful idea, to provide visitors with a hilltop view of the city and a place for locals to walk and exercise. The cable car station is inside a street near the Conde Duque Hotel on Campo Volantin, the entrance quite clearly indicated by a sign so you can't miss it. You buy a one euro ticket to go... More 

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Lagarde, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

As our delightful hotel was on top of the cliff the cable car was easy access to the main part of the city. One euro per trip with cars leaving every 15 minutes

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Bangalore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

From Bilbao you can take the funicular ride to top for a breath taking view of entire Bilbao. The ride up and itself is very beautiful. How ever there is not anything much to do on top , except for a couple of restaurants. You can just walk around .

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really exciting on a sunny day, only 3 minutes to the top and to see the Guggenheim from above is thrilling, you can also see the sea in the distance and a wonderful monument Al Gudari in the form of a giant fingerprint

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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a must see place in Bilbao. Do not restrict yourself to the Guggenheim and riverside areas. There's a park at the top of the funicular and the view is simply amazing, mesmerizing. I'd recommend to take a snack with you in order to stay there for a while. It's a nice place to walk and to enjoy the... More 

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Asker, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

It takes less than 10 min to get to the top. Then you get a wonderful view of the city and also the other side with the airport.

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Sowerby Bridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

You get the funicular over the bridge to the other side of the river then walk a short way to the station. Trains are every 15 minutes. We were surprised how steep the track was and what a long way it goes. At the top the views over Bilbao are amazing- you can see the whole city laid out before... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Fun, cheap and interesting. You can just go to the viewpoint and enjoy that, or find a place to eat, or take a walk to a hermitage (about half an hour away).

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Fremantle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A funicular is always fun, and the views across the city from the top are simply not to be missed. Highly recommended

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