Situated in the Bay of Biscay in the Basque country , Bilbao is the largest city of the region and is famous for its Gothic Cathedral. The city’s museum is in the shape of a Fish and is admired by many . The museum is adorned by works of great legends like Pablo Picasso and warhol
The city’s historical monuments have since gave way for modern buildings due to the rapid industrialisation and the town is trying to revive the few remaining archaic buildings .
The city of Bilbao and the country side around it can be explored by hiring a cab. The beautiful and small villages that surrounds the town are a visitor’s paradise, especially for those who love nature and the virgin country life.
Bilbao offers a variety of sumptuous food for the good eater. The airport is well connected to other destinations and hiring a car would be fine to reach the destinations fast.The city is surrounded by rugged mountains and one can explore the province of Vizcaya.
Many visitors may not Know about the small town “Gernika” that was chosen for the subject of one of the master piece paintings of the bygone century. Pablo Picasso the legendary artist from Spain depicted in Canvas the notorious massacre of the Spanish Civil War of 1937, in his large and , haunting painting titled Guernica. The devastating scenes were painted ,when the illustrious painter was 42 years..
Burgos, the city on the southern side of Bilbao, is a place worth seeing . Though extreme climate prevails ,the city is renowned for its landmark cathedral, a classical example of gothic architecture.
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