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Ayuntamiento / Udaletxea

Ayuntamiento / Udaletxea
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Bilbao City Hall occupies the site of the old San Agustín convent which was destroyed during the First Carlist War. It was built in the late nineteenth century (1892) by the municipal architect Joaquín Rucoba, who also designed the Arriaga Theatre. Built in the French Second Empire style, the building is noted for its horizontal, elegant and  round lines, whose main façade features sculptures by Fiat and the team comprising Garamendi, Basterra and Larrea. The luxurious interiors combine the Neo-Renaissance inspiration of the assembly hall, the lobby or the staircase with the exquisite Neo-Arab style of the reception room, the work of José Soler, a local craftsman. Source: bilbaoturismo.net

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