Bilbao ,is located in the Basque region of Spain , it’s been a trading city built around the Bilbao river , it’s a city you can walk .
The most historic sites can be seen in a few days . Best views of the city can be seen from Mount Artxanda .
Due to the Guggenheim in this city , there are many small boutique galleries and high end restaurants as well as many music performances weekly .
We took half a day visiting the Guggenheim Museum ., Richard Serra’s installation ” the matter of time ” is on permanent display that takes up the area of a football field .
The current exhibit during our visit included , the period of 1938 to 1948 , showcasing artists from Picasso , Miro to Dubuffet , who were ostracized by the Government and puppets of the regime .
Andy Warhol’s pieces included his prints of Marilyn Monroe as well as video art .