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Agustín Ugarte’s Getxo Olympic Triathlon Memorial

This weekend, Getxo will host the Agustín Ugarte’s Olympic Triathlon Memorial, a sporting event that pays tribute to this great triathlon athlete, who died five years ago. This sporting event

Basilica of Santa María in Portugalete, a unique architectural treasure

The Basilica of Santa María, together with #BizkaiaBridge, has become one of the must-do’s for all those tourists coming to Portugalete. This church, whose construction began in 1492 and took

“Bizkaia Bridge & Partners”: Shuttle Bridges past and present

The “Bizkaia Bridge & Partners” exhibition now takes pride of place in the Bake Eder Mansion, in Getxo. This display, which was inaugurated yesterday, 3 July and is open to




The Bizkaia Bridge was the first shuttle bridge built in the world made with a metallic structure. It is situated at the mouth of the Ibaizabal river, at the point where Bilbao’s navigable estuary opens out to the sea up to the 19th century.

The Bizkaia Bridge is the brilliant result of the mixture between two different innovative technologies: the modern engineering of bridges hanging from cables, developed in the middle of the 19th century, and the technique of large mechanical vehicles operating with steam machines.

Bizkaia Bridge

Universal Inheritance

The Bizkaia Hanging Bridge is one of the most outstanding constructions from the European Industrial Revolution and of iron architecture. Its monumental structure of metallic lattice and steel cables represents one of the best successes of late 19th century engineering and marvellous innovation in the known means of transport.

The Bizkaia Hanging Bridge synthesises the new technological advances in iron architecture and railways at its time in order to create an original, beautiful, harmonious invention capable of solving the transport requirements and adapted to a location with difficult orography and with complex naval shipping problems.