Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa, Getaria

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Former home to the Marqués and Marquesa of Casa Torres, the mentors of Balenciaga during his lifetime, Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa is situated on a hilltop overlooking Getaria. Inside the villa is the largest collection of Balenciaga pieces in the world, tastefully displayed in a space designed by Julián Argilagos. In addition to admiring the fine dresses draped on mannequins, you can sign up for embroidery workshops that teach adults how to execute the delicate work that gives Balenciaga's work its distinction. Register for the workshops on the museum's website before your visit.  Using our custom trip planner, Getaria attractions like Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My life partner is passionate about fashion. Guetaria we came to know this beautiful Museum. Certainly, works of art in the form of dresses.
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  • Visits with children and adults with disabilities. A museum that travels by the life of Cristóbal Balenciaga in a themed room about his life and later over two floors a magnificent exhibition of several of the creations of the designer. Anyone who thinks that it is a Museum of dresses without more is right, after visiting it I am sure it will give me the reason. Unfortunately the parking is a little complicated, but may appeal to guests at the entrance to the Museum then climb a slope of around 200 metres where there is a small car park with capacity for about 20 cars and free.
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  • Now there are museums of all kinds, in Getaria is a fitting tribute to a man of the land which remains a landmark of elegance in the couture women of the last century but is an eternal elegance with its simplicity, if scarecrows fashion that we have sometimes used. A visit is worth
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  • If you are interested in fashion history, don-t miss it. Get aria is a great place to eat fish too
  • I'm not the artsy fartsy type, but thought this little museum was pretty interesting.
  • Great but AC was not working so well. Must see if you are in Basque and love fashion
  • A really interesting museum - regardless of whether you know much about the man and his work. It's been put together in a way that takes you through the story, the influences and the legacy without assuming you are a fan. It's also an incredibly well designed building and the architecture of the museum is a bit of a sight in an otherwise quiet coastal town.
  • Thought it would be lame but honestly learned more about fashion in 1.5 hours then I had in the other 37 years of my life.

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