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Bizkaia Delegation Palace, Bilbao
Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
One of the finest examples of Eclectic architecture in Spain, Bizkaia Delegation Palace serves as the seat of the government of Biscay's executive branch. The 1900 building oozes grandeur, constructed to reflect the bourgeoisie's economic power. Swing by to admire its stunning facade, featuring a public-ceremony balcony and the province's coat of arms, or explore inside to glimpse its ornately decorated rooms. The lavish throne room, inspired by Versailles, is home to two significant 19th-century murals by famous Basque artist José Echenagusía Errazquin. Access to the interior is possible only as part of a public tour. Book ahead of time to secure a spot. Before you head to Bilbao, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Bilbao travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Bilbao has to offer, including Bizkaia Delegation Palace.
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Das Gebäude ist von einer wunderbaren Architektur. Es ist sehr schön und wenn man vorbeigeht lohnt es sich sehr, sich etwas Zeit für die genaue Betrachtung des Gebäude zu nehmen. Leider hatte es gesch... read more »The building is a wonderful architecture. It is very nice and if you go past it is worth very to take some time for the detailed consideration of the building. Unfortunately it was closed, but this is very nice from the outside. It is worth to check beforehand whether the inspection from the inside is possible. So if it has open.show original
Impresionate edificio. Su exterior es magnífico, y su interior también. Escaleras, vidrieras, salas, etc. Visita muy recomendada.Impressive building. Its exterior is magnificent, and the inside also. Stairs, stained-glass windows, rooms, etc. Highly recommended visit.show original
Si se visita Bilbao, es impensable no recorrer su Gran Vía y detenerse en el Palacio de la Diputación. Detrás de él, está la Biblioteca y una zona de poteo que os dejará con ganas de repetir...Seguro.If you visit Bilbao, it is unthinkable to not take the Gran Via and stop at the Palacio de la Diputación. Behind him, is the library and an area of pot that will leave you wanting to repeat... Safe.show original
Asier GutiérrezDeserves much it worth entering. I recommend call to tourism to ask for a visit guided. Many paintings of time inside and very well preserved. I have been able to enter offices and boardrooms, and it's all clean and very well.show original
Pablo González DañobeitiaThe inauguration of the Palacio de la Diputación took place on July 31, 1900, feast of San Ignacio, pattern of Bizkaia, and is told that it aroused great controversy by the exalted decoration of the façade. It was designed by the architect Luis Aladrén and its eclectic style, mix monumentalism, Baroque and suggestions medievalists, reflects the bourgeois mentality of trace of his power in solid and stately buildings. Its rooms are a great decorative wealth with a collection of interesting works of art.show original
Josu AlvarezLocated on the Gran Vía, call the attention during the tour for its architecture and ornamentation.show original
GonOne of the buildings most majestic of Bilbao. Headquarters of the provincial Council of Bizkaia.show original
Teresa CI have never entered but outside buildings is most beautiful Bilbao, the ancient of all life. It is situated in the heart of Gran Via and is the seat of the Diputación foral de Vizcaya. Walking from Moyua to Abando Gran via you'll find it.show original
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