Teatro Arriaga

Bilbao, Spain

Teatro Arriaga is an opera house in Bilbao. It was built in Neo-baroque style by architect Joaquín Rucoba in 1890, the same architect that built the city hall. It is named after Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga, known in his time as the 'Spanish Mozart'. The theatre was rebuilt in 1985 after severe flooding destroyed it in August 1983.

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    Arriaga Plaza 1, Bilbao, Spain
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    Founded: 1890
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    joby akkara (12 months ago)
    Beautiful Building
    Jaime Olivé (13 months ago)
    We took a free your from here and it is historically awesome
    Gangsta_Loc (2 years ago)
    5 stars for the outside look. Haven't been inside...yet.
    Gerard Fleming (2 years ago)
    Plenty of shade and seating on the steps in the evening. Great to see family and friends meet up. Train station across the road and the river runs beside the building.
    Tony Larrion (2 years ago)
    The guided tour in English is well worth the admission of 6 euros. Very Regal and full of history, similar but a bit smaller than Royal Albert Hall, London. Also the theatre has a lift with access to all floors for the less mobile.
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