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Centro Botin

Muelle de Albareda, s/n, Jardines de Pereda, 39004 Santander, Spain
+34 942 04 71 47
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Impressive building but not enough quality to the art

The great thing about this striking buikding is that it creates a good atmosphere in the location... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JS19772017
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Bilbao, Spain
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Wonderful views

A modern building which in itself looks a bit like a modern work of art (or an electric air heater... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2017
Emilyjcr
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Santander, Spain
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Centro Botín is an art centre designed to generate social development and wealth, making the most of the potential of the arts to awaken our creativity.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“first floor” (3 reviews)
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Muelle de Albareda, s/n, Jardines de Pereda, 39004 Santander, Spain
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+34 942 04 71 47
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"great building"
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"first floor"
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"art gallery"
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"drawing"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The great thing about this striking buikding is that it creates a good atmosphere in the location and provides great views for the public to admire out over the sea. The problem starts when you go to enter the art museum. Access is cramped because...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

A modern building which in itself looks a bit like a modern work of art (or an electric air heater, whichever you like) The works of art are very modern and there are activities to enjoy. The views from the top are amazing, but then...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

If you're not in the mood for the exhibitions in this art gallery, you can just explore the building, climbing up to enjoy the terraces and the sea views!

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Reviewed November 30, 2017

This was an art building with a library and coffee shop, but it was right on the water and you could go to the top and get great views and photos. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed October 28, 2017

Right in front of the sea Centro Botin holds art exhibitions or simple a great view to the sea. Multiple areas hold art exhibitions and are used just to contemplate the sea.

Thank Salvador H
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Very dramatic and fabulous building on the waterfront at Santander . You can explore the outside of the building using gangways which walk out over the sea. The views from the gangways and terraces are outstanding. Inside, there is a cafeteria. You have to queue...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited here today. It's only been open a few months apparently. It's beautiful inside and out with great platforms and viewing points. There was only the 1st floor had an exhibition, the top floor looked like it was under development. The admission board said...More

Thank George W
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

This building is one to see upclose. Glass and metal hanging in the air over water. It has the larges elevator in cantabria

Thank Alperez1954
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

This is a lovely modern building, perfectly suited for its location next to the harbor of Santander. You can access the outdoor terraces without paying to enter the art gallery of the building. Doing so will allow you to appreciate most of the architectural genius...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

What an amazing building. The building seems to be carved in two and is cantilevered over the bay. You can ascend the building via lifts or steps that take you to some fantastic walkways and vantage points with views of the city and the bay....More

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