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Basilica of Begona, Bilbao

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The nickname of Basilica of Begona is "La Salve," or "salute," because the steeple was the first thing sailors on the Nervión River saw when returning from sea. The basilica is open to the public until early evening, with the exception of the siesta hours in the late afternoon. This holy place is particularly festive during the major religious festivals on the 15th of August and the 11th of October, when locals and visitors make pilgrimages and attend midnight mass. Plan to see Basilica of Begona and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bilbao family vacation planner.
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  • With excellent views, this Basilica located at the end of the neighborhood of Begoña, is quite austere resulting us different soil on slope, whose reason we fail to find out. Recommended as excursion to foot and views of the city and surroundings.
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  • Or not you are believer, it is advisable to see the basilica and its owner. Especially the day of the Amatxu, where all Biscay approaches and a party. The beautiful Virgin, and that day put a white dress.
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  • interesting and worthy of visit. Monument architectural and cultural is a marvel. I advise to visit him
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