Alhondiga

The Alhondiga is a building located in the center of Bilbao, Spain. It was built as a tribute to Iñaki Azkuna, a mayor of Bilbao.The building started as a wine warehouse but is now open to the public and features various activities. Inside is a movie theater, a fitness center, multiple shops, and even restaurants. It was built in 1909 by Ricardo Batista. Inside, several pillars are featured as works of art. Each pillar is sculpted differently. Another main feature of the building is the swimming pool in the fitness center. It was built with a clear bottom so that people can sit below and view people swimming. It is a fun building and serves as an example of one of Bilbao’s modern architectural pieces.

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