Kursaal, San Sebastian - Donostia

Located along the waterfront, Kursaal holds film festivals, concerts, conferences, and more. Designed by architect Rafael Moneo, this attraction looks like two beached rocks, emphasizing the harmony between the natural world and the built one. If you come here for music, you’ll find the acoustics pleasing. Take the time to admire the view of the ocean from this building. Check online in advance to see what events they’re holding. Arrange to visit Kursaal and other attractions in San Sebastian - Donostia using our San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary planning website .
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  • The Kursaal parking lot is where hotel guests from our hotel are sent to park. The lot is ample enough but the spots are TINY even by European standards. We immediately noticed that 1 out of every 5 s...  more »
  • We had tickets for the opera in the fifteen musical of San Sebastian and confuse us time. We arrived when the show had already begun, they gave us some chairs and they put a TV so we could watch and listen to opera until the end of the first act. Excellent deal
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  • Fortunately, Moneo raised a set of cubes that broke with all that surrounded him. The large auditorium enjoy a spectacular acoustics. I Algo excaso in cases of exhibitions or fairs.
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  • beautiful place from the beach , expensive but it is worthy
  • Very interesting design considering it's surroundings. Great is excellent beside it. Parking underneath.
  • Great place for conferences. Very helpful staff.
  • Excellent service, nice staff, super location, great cars, good prices! Simply GREAT!!
  • Beautiful area full of symbolism and by the beach. Many consider this building ugly, but it is one of the most stunning areas of the cities. Worth getting closer to it from the beach side, in order to feel its strength.

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