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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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  • Deserves to lose yourself in its streets and see the atmosphere that there is also is the Cathedral and other monuments, highlight the tapas bars that are
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  • It is something that you can not pass if you travel to the big city, its streets full of people, and all kinds of shops is great
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  • well preserved medieval old quarter with monumental architecture from medieval times until the early 20TH century. The Gothic Cathedral
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