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Casco Viejo, Bilbao
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Casco Viejo was once a walled city. Its colorful storefronts and lively nightlife make it a hotspot for locals and visitors alike. One local tradition you may see is a pub crawl in which Spaniards drink small glasses of wine called chiquitos and sing choral songs up and down the narrow streets. Three public elevators transport you to the top of the neighborhood, avoiding a challenging hike. To reach the area, take the Bilbao metro and exit the train at Casco Viejo station. Don’t neglect the tiny cantons, or alleys, that connect the streets, as they offer shortcuts and charm.  Put Casco Viejo and other Bilbao attractions into our Bilbao itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A place full of bars which is filled with spikes, I recommend not eating at restaurants is expensive, visit the Cathedral and shopping.
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  • Amazing places to eat and drink particularly in the evening and the buildings are buildings are beautiful and very classic. 
  • Required a visit to this part of town. Interesting buildings, streets and alleys to go in peace. Another face of Bolbao
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