Basilica de Begoņa (Begoņa Basilica)
Virgen de Begoña, 38
Mon-Fri, 09:30-13:30 and 16:30-20:30
How to get there:
From the Old Quarter, walk along the Calzadas de Mallona (Mallona Streets), or take the Zumalacárregui Avenue, starting at the Bilbao City Hall.
Built in Basque Gothic style in 1519; extended in 1588.
The Our Lady of Begoña Shrine , whose Virgin, affectionately called "Amatxo", is very popular among Bilbao dwellers was built in gothic traces by Sancho Martínez de Arego where the Virgin appeared to local people in the early 16 th century. In the high altar's Neoclassical altarpiece, there is the Virgin's Chamber. The façade was built in Renaissance style, with a big triumphal arch. The belfry was added in the 20 th century
94 412 70 91 (Sacristy)