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Euskalduna Jauregia

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Euskalduna Jauregia
Palacio Euskalduna


Structure in General

existing [completed]
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  • The building received the Apex 2003 Award for best Congress Centre in the world.
  • It takes its name of "Astilleros Euskalduna" from a shipbuilding company that went out of business during the 1980s.
  • The Euskalduna Jauregia was built for multiple uses, including classical music and opera concerts, international and national congresses, corporate presentations, and political rallies.
  • The building has four auditoriums with the largest having a capacity of 2,200 and the smallest a capacity of 200 people.
  • The scenary at the main auditorium is the biggest of its kind in Spain and the second biggest in Europe with 1,770 square meters.
  • This building was built instead of World Trade Center Bilbao.
  • With vacancy rates of about 5%, Euskalduna Jauregia is nearly full throughout the year. Low rates encouraged the construction of BEC Congress Centre, the second Congress Centre in the city.
  • Just like the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Euskalduna Jauregia has a pond right next to the east side of the building.
  • There are two restaurants in the building with a capacity to serve more than a thousand people. The cook at one of the restaurants is Antonio Canales, one of the most recognized chefs in the Basque Country.
  • At the entrance area there are two dozen metal-shaped trees that light up at night.
  • The main auditoriom was built to symbolize a ship and the entrances to it look the same as the entrances to a ship.

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Avenida Abandoibarra Etorbidea, 1
Abandoibarra Etorbidea 1
Disctrict 6

Technical Data

173.88 ft

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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