- Check out the Bilbao World Expo stand

March 30, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Anyone who did not view the Bilbao World Expo stand in Shanghai last year has the chance to see what they missed this spring.

The Basque city was represented at the international conference by an area entitled Bilbao Guggenheim++.

It showed how the city has changed over the past 25 years and become one of the most attractive destinations in Europe.

The stand has been recreated at the AlhondigaBilbao and will be on display until May 1st 2011.

At the Shanghai World Expo, the city was held up as an international example of sustainable urban development and its installation was crucial in explaining which projects helped it grow so effectively.

AlhondigaBilbao is a perfect example of the manner in which the area has been transformed through creative expression.

The former wine warehouse was redeveloped by the internationally-acclaimed architect Philippe Starck, after he fell in love with the building during a trip to the city.

Admission to the exhibition is free.

If cultural visitors want to find a hotel in Bilbao for their stay, they can browse through a huge selection of options on, including the Hotel Carlton Bilbao.

More information is available by calling the venue on +34 944 703 458 or visiting

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