"Las Arenas - Churruca Monument" Near Bilbao Tip by DanielF
Near Bilbao, Bilbao: 15 reviews and 10 photos
The monument located at the mouth of the Nervion River depicts Evaristo Churruca, the engineer who directed the works of the exterior Port of Bilbao and canalization of the Nervion River, which allowed for the development of Bilbao as a centre for industry and trade.
His family hailed from the fishing town of Mutriku, in Guipuscoa, and was a relative of the admiral Cosme Damian Churruca, one of the heroes of the Battle of Trafalgar.
More Off The Beaten Path in Bilbao (4)
More Reviews (70)
- See All Design Hotel in front of the Guggenheim
- See All Architecture in Bilbao
- See All Arachnophobes beware
- Buy a Basque Beret
DanielF's Related Pages
Have you been to Bilbao?Share Your Travels