Church of San Nicolás

Bilbao, Spain

The church of San Nicolás de Bari enjoys a privileged location in the centre of Bilbao. This lovely church was designed by the Basque architect Ignacio Ibero, and was built between 1743 and 1756. The church is in mid-Baroque style with an octagonal floor plan. Inside you can see some excellent altarpieces and sculptures, also Baroque, by artist Juan de Mena.

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Founded: 1743-1756
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Arvids Foldats (2 years ago)
Beautiful church, must see, in the old part of Bilbao then for some great tapas
Marlene McClelland (2 years ago)
Very quiet and solemn place for praying. The church is beautiful. Public (tourists and parishioners) can get in for free.
Gerard Fleming (2 years ago)
Closed. Some sort of work going on outside.
Lisa Iribarren (2 years ago)
Beautiful it's hard not to stop at a cathedral when you visit European cities. To see that these places are still active places of worship is even more exciting because I feel like in America something like this would be torn down to build something more modern.
Ozgur Goksel (2 years ago)
İt is a small church at the "old town" part of Bilbao..the interior is very nice and you can visit the church free of charge. the metro line is just behind the building and its easily axcessible with bus also..
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